WACO – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is inviting qualified jobseekers to learn more about a career working for the state during three hiring events in February.
The Waco Center for Youth is looking to fill multiple positions, including nurses, psychiatric nursing assistants, housekeepers, food service workers and more.
“We are eager to meet people who want to start a rewarding career in healthcare,” said Chuck Russell, superintendent of the Waco Center for Youth. “We’re hiring at all levels and welcome everyone to come out.”
HHSC recently made significant upgrades to employee pay at the Waco Center for Youth. Registered nurses with three years of experience can start as high as $90,000 a year. Psychiatric nursing assistants can start as high as $15.98 and $21 an hour, depending on experience. And food service workers or cooks can start as high as $13.94 and $16.75 an hour, depending on position and experience.
Along with offering competitive salaries, HHSC also provides employer paid health benefits and paid vacation and sick leave.
Interviews will be conducted on site, and conditional offers may be made to qualified candidates. Candidates must pass a background check before they start work.
Applicants must bring approved I-9 documentation, such as a valid driver’s license or ID, social security card, birth certificate, passport, or permanent resident card.
WHAT: Hiring events for various positions at the Waco Center for Youth
WHERE: Texas Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas
1416 S. New Road, Room 112
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 8
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 13
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 21
1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
The Waco Center for Youth is a long-term psychiatric residential treatment facility that serves teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 who are experiencing emotional and behavioral issues.
To learn more and apply today, visit HHSC’s jobs portal.
For more information about HHS programs, visit hhs.texas.gov.