As one of the leading employers in Jones County, Ellisville State School takes pride in hiring and retaining a quality workforce. Working in conjuction 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 Forrest, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Lowndes, Perry, Pike, Smith, and Wayne counties.
Employment opportunities at Ellisville State School include:
- Academic Teaching
- Administrative Assistance
- Direct Support
- Environmental Care
- Dietary Services
- Information Technology
- Client Care Support
- Social Work
- Campus Police
- Physical Plant Services
- 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 on the main campus Wednesdays from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Applications are taken at WIN Job Center in Laurel, MS Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
For positions on recruitment apply at www.mspb.ms.gov
For statewide job listings and 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 on Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
What is the hiring process?
Submit application and three Personal Reference forms. (Your Application will be active for ninety days)
If selected for an interview you will need to provide the following: Drivers License, Social Security Card, and Proof of Education
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)
- ESS Credit Union on Campus
- Bi-monthly pay with Direct Deposit