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State Mental Health Treatment Facilities

Florida State Hospital

Employment

Three Hospitals. One Mission.

Protect the Vulnerable, Promote Strong and Economically Self-Sufficient Families and Advance Personal and Family Recovery and Resiliency

If you are interested in employment as a Human Services Worker at a mental health treatment facility, contact Cindy Young at 904-330-2231 for more information. Please no calls checking on the status of your application. If your application is selected for an interview, the facility will contact you.

Jobs Openings and Application

Candidate Profile / Resume

  • A candidate profile is required to apply for state job positions.
  • A resume may be uploaded to assist with the candidate profile completion and to supplement the profile
  • Resume Writing Tips
    • Examples of sections to include
      • Contact information (Include at top—Name, Email, Phone number)
      • Education
      • Work Experience
      • Knowledge and skills relevant to job that you are applying
      • Try to keep resume to one page
      • Check your spelling, grammar, and punctuation for errors

Employee Benefits

Annual Leave

  • Career Service Employees earn leave each pay period. The amount of hours earned each pay period is determined by length of time with the state.
    • 0-5 years of service = 4.0 hours
    • 5-10 years of service = 5.0 hours
    • 10+ years of service = 6.0 hours

Sick Leave

  • Career service employees earn 4 hours each pay period.

Personal Holiday

  • Full-time employees are granted one personal holiday each year. The holiday is given on July 1 and must be used by June 30. Personal holidays do not rollover to the next fiscal year.

Health Insurance

  • Health insurance is available to full time Career Service, SES, and OPS employees. Out-of-pocket costs are dramatically lower than many other health insurance plans. Click here for more information. http://mybenefits.myflorida.com/health

Retirement

Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Individuals must apply for this program. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/public-service-employment-certification-form.pdf
  • Individuals will qualify for the PSLFP after making 120 qualifying payments while employed full time by certain public service employers.
  • Student loans eligible include any non-defaulted Direct Loans.
  • Other types of loans may become eligible if they are consolidated into a Direct Consolidation loan.
    • Federal Family Education Loans.
    • Certain Health Professions and Nursing Loans.
  • Visit studentaid.gov/publicservice for more information.

Tuition Fee Waiver

  • State employees are able to enroll up to 6 credit hours/semester at any state college with tuition fees waived. This enables employees to pursue further career options with the needed credit hours/degree and have the ability to move up within the facility.
  • Undergraduate and graduate programs are eligible for the fee waivers.

State Life Insurance

  • Full time employees receive a benefit of $25,000 for the state sponsored life insurance plan at no cost.