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State Mental Health Treatment Facilities Employment

Florida State Hospital 

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.


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.


Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Individuals must apply for this program.
  • 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.
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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.