Media Advisory

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Cecile Erwin Young
HHS Executive Commissioner
Date:May 10, 2021
Contact:
Ty Bishop, 512-424-6951

Express Hiring Event for Mexia State Supported Living Center

AUSTIN – The Mexia State Supported Living Center is hosting an express hire event on Wednesday, May 12, to find and hire qualified candidates for more than 100 open positions. There will be opportunities for job offers on the spot.

“Working for state supported living centers gives you an opportunity to make caring a career,” said Mexia SSLC Director Melinda Gentry. “Coming to work here means you get great benefits while also getting the benefit of helping someone else.”

Mexia SSLC provides residential care for Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The center has openings for registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, direct care staff, custodians and food service workers.

Job seekers will need to bring I-9 acceptable documents to be eligible for an on the spot job offer. A passed background check will also be required for employment. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, face masks and social distancing will be required at the express hire event, and staff will adhere to CDC safety guidelines.

What: Express hire event for various positions at Mexia SSLC

When: Wednesday, May 12  
             9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Navarro College - Cook Center 
              3100 W. Collins St., Corsicana

Texas Health and Human Services, which operates 13 state supported living centers, offers many benefits to employees including health and dental insurance, career advancement opportunities, paid training, paid vacation and sick leave. Open positions are posted on the jobs page.