As one of the leading employers in Jones County, Ellisville State School takes pride in hiring and retaining a quality workforce. Working in conjunction with the Mississippi State Personnel Board, ESS provides equal opportunity employment in skilled and entry level positions on our main campus and in our surrounding communities located in Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Perry and Wayne counties.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT ELLISVILLE STATE SCHOOL INCLUDE:
- Administrative Assistance
- Direct Support
- Environmental Care
- Dietary Services
- Information Technology
- Personal Care Support
- Social Work
- Campus Police
- Physical Plant Services
- Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional
- Recreation Therapy
- Speech Pathology
For more information on specific positions please visit www.mspb.ms.gov
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS TO WORK AT ELLISVILLE STATE SCHOOL?
Entry Level Position Requirements - High School Diploma or GED
Professional Position Requirements - College Degree / Job Related Experience
HOW DO I APPLY FOR A JOB AT ELLISVILLE STATE SCHOOL?
Applications are taken at the Human Resources Department on the main campus Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Must have proof of education upon submission of application.
Applications are taken at WIN Job Center in Laurel, MS and Hattiesburg, MS Monday - Friday.
For registered positions apply online at www.mspb.ms.gov.
For statewide job listings and job descriptions, check the Mississippi State Personnel Board web site at www.mspb.ms.gov.
HOW CAN I FOLLOW UP ON MY APPLICATION STATUS?
Call Human Resources Monday through Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.
WHAT IS THE HIRING PROCESS?
Submit completed application and proof of education to Human Resources. If you don't have your proof of education with your application, your application will be disqualified.
Your application will be processed immediately and sent to the hiring supervisor.
If you are selected for an interview, the hiring supervisor will contact you by the phone number listed on your application.
If you are not contacted for an interview within 30 days your application will remain on file for six months.
All applications and consideration for employment must go through the Human Resources Department.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT HIRE PROCESS:
Selected new hires must complete the attached information sign-up packet below, download, and print packet to fill out. Bring completed information packets to submit to Human Resources on scheduled appointment to come in for background check.
For any questions regarding the information new hire sign-up packet, please call Human Resources (601)
In addition, payroll forms attached below. For any questions regarding payroll information call (601) 477- 5679. Bring payroll information to your scheduled appointment with Human Resources.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF WORKING AT ELLISVILLE STATE SCHOOL?
- Competitive Salary
- State Retirement Package
- State Health Insurance
- Cafeteria Plan
- 18 Paid Personal Leave Days (Annually)
- 12 Paid Major Medical Leave Days (Annually)
- 10 Paid Legal Holidays (Annually)
- 15 Paid Military Leave Days (Annually)
- Semi-monthly pay with Direct Deposit