The Department of Mental Health is covered by the Missouri Merit System. Interested applicants must submit an application for Merit Examination to the Missouri Division of Personnel, PO Box 388, Jefferson City, MO 65102, along with a copy of their college transcript(s). If a written examination is required you will be notified of the date, time and place of examination. Other classifications are evaluated based on the criteria of education and experience and do not require a written examination.

After completion of the examination process, your score(s) will be sent to you by mail. Your name and score will be placed on the appropriate register in grade order. When vacancies occur, the Department can request a certificate listing the names and scores of eligible applicants. Merit System rules require that vacancies be filled from the top 15 available applicants listed on the certificate.

Some classifications used by the Department can be hired through a non-competitive process. If you are interested in positions such as Client Attendant Trainee, Registered Nurse, LPN, Special Education Teacher, Physical or Occupational Therapist, Speech Pathologist, etc, please contact the personnel officer at the mental health facility where you are interested in working.

Job Specifications - link takes you to descriptions of available positions on the Office of Administration's website. To apply for any of the positions below you need to contact the facility directly.

DMH Application

DMH Affirmative Action Survey

Special Job Listings/Administrative

To inquire about the opportunities listed below please contact the appropriate facility personnel office.

Job Title  sort arrow City  sort arrow Facility  sort arrow Bi-Monthly Salary  sort arrow Close Date sort arrow
Recreational Therapist I or Music Therapist I Farmington Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Center $1322.50 N/A
Psychologist Farmington Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Ctr Based on Education and Experie N/A
Registered Nurse Farmington Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Ctr Based on Education and Experie N/A
Registered Nurse Farmington Southeast MO Mental Health Center Based on Education and Experie N/A
Psychiatrist Farmington Southeast MO Mental Health Center Based on Education and Experie N/A
Psychologist Farmington Southeast MO Mental Health Center Based on Education and Experie N/A
Licensed Behavior Analyst Fulton Fulton State Hospital $1,958.00 - $2,835/50 (semi-monthly) N/A
Director of Spirituality & Compassionate Care (unclassified Pastoral Counselor) Fulton Fulton State Hospital $41,000 - $51,000 10/30/2017
Psychologist I - multiple vacancies throughout the facility Fulton Fulton State Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
CCP I/CCP II/LCSW Fulton Fulton State Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Registered Nurse Fulton Fulton State Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Psychiatric Technician I Fulton Fulton State Hospital $939.00 - $966.00 N/A
LPN I-II Fulton Fulton State Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Security Aide I Fulton Fulton State Hospital $1,241.50 - $1,344.00 N/A
Developmental Assistant I (various shifts and locations) Higginsville Northwest Community Services 952.00/sm - 995.00/sm (+$26/sm shift diff if applicable) 12/31/2017
Developmental Assistant I Higginsville Higginsville Habilitation Center 924.50 (Days, Evenings & Night N/A
Licensed Practical Nurse Higginsville Higginsville Habilitation Center Based on education/experience N/A
Licensed Practical Nurse Higginsville Northwest Community Services Based on Education/Experience N/A
CCP I/CCP II/LCSW Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine Based on education/experience N/A
Licensed Practical Nurse I-II Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine Based on education/experience N/A
Office Support Assistant Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $958.00 - $1271.00 10/01/2017
Cook II Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $984.50 - $1015.00 N/A
Recreational Therapist Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $1339.50 - $1848.00 N/A
Custodial Worker II Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $903.50 - $1169.00 (Bi-Monthly) N/A
Accounting Generalist I Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $1249.00 - $1747.50 (Bi-Monthly) N/A
DIRECT CARE AIDE (PRN) Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $12.36 per hour (no benefits) N/A
PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN-I Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $995.00-$1023.00 (Bi-Monthly) ($26.00 shift-differential for 2nd/3rd shifts) N/A
Registered Nurse (PRN) Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $25.76 per hour ($36.06 Upon completion of Training) (no benefits) N/A
Licensed Practical Nurse (PRN) Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $16.16 per hour ($16.48 Upon completion of training) (no benefits) N/A
Registered Nurse Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine Based on education/experience N/A
Licensed Practical Nurse Marshall Northwest Community Services Based on Education/Experience N/A
Licensed Practical Nurse Marshall Northwest Community Services Based on Education/Experience N/A
Developmental Assistant I (Various shifts) Marshall Northwest Community Services $952.00 - 1105.00/sm (+$26/sm shift diff if applicable) 12/31/2017
Developmental Assistant I Sikeston Southeast MO Residential Services 839.00 (+ shift differential i N/A
Psychiatric Technician I St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $939.00-$1215.00 N/A
Psychiatric Technician II St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $1023.00-$1366.50 N/A
Cook I St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $903.50-$1169.00 N/A
Food Service Helper I St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $856.50-$1079.50 N/A
Security Officer I-PRN St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $12.28-$16.49 Per Hour N/A
Office Support Assistant-Switchboard-PRN St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $11.05-$14.67 Per Hour N/A
Licensed Practical Nurse I St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $1188.00-$1630.00 N/A
Licensed Practical Nurse II St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $1226.00-$1690.50 N/A
Psychiatrist St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr Based on Experience N/A
Psychologist I St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $2,088.00-$3,026.50 N/A
Psychology Resident St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr TBD N/A
Registered Nurses St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $1979.00-$2736.00 N/A
Psychiatric Technician I St. Louis St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center $966.00 semi-monthly (+Shift diff if applicable) N/A
Registered Nurse St. Louis St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center Based on education/experience or 27.56 per hour-PRN N/A
Physical Therapist Assistant St. Louis Bellefontaine Habilitation Center $1,544.00 - $1,853.00 Semi-Monthly N/A
Developmental Assistant I St. Louis St. Louis DDTC $938.00 to $966.00 semi-monthly N/A
LPN II DAYS/EVENINGS St. Louis St. Louis DDTC 1,690.50 N/A
Registered Nurse - Clinical Operations St. Louis Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Psychiatric Technician I St. Louis Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital 856.00-881.00 N/A
Registered Nurse St. Louis Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Registered Nurse St. Louis Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center 27.56 per hour-PRN N/A
Case Manager II St. Louis St. Louis Regional Office $1,485.00 N/A
Developmental Asst. I St. Louis St. Louis DDTC South County & St. Charles 839-1091.50 (+shift differenti N/A