Overview

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking qualified and enthusiastic individuals to join our Forensic Services or MSOP teams within the Direct Care & Treatment (DCT) division of the agency.

When you start a career with us, you may also be eligible for:

  • $2,500 Hiring Bonus
  • Annual pay increases
  • Corrections Early Retirement Program

The Security Counselor will provide facility security and/or residential care to individuals within one of the following programs at our St. Peter campus

Responsibilities of a Security Counselor include:

  • Providing informal counseling;
  • Implementing treatment plans;
  • Observing and documenting client behavior;
  • Encouraging client participation in program activities;
  • Providing security and verbal and/or physical crisis intervention.

Working for the Minnesota Department of Human Services Direct Care & Treatment division PAYS!

In addition to a rewarding career in which you will be positively impacting the lives of Minnesota’s most vulnerable residents, we provide competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. This includes a competitive hourly wage, affordable insurance, retirement benefits, paid time off and more!

What a great opportunity to be a part of an organization that is committed to our staff, clients, and community!

Minimum Qualifications

To qualify, applicants must:

  • Have a HS diploma or GED;
  • Be at least 18 years of age;

AND

  • At least ONE of the following in order to qualify for further consideration:
  • One or more years of full-time work experience in ANY field; OR
  • Two or more years of part-time work experience in ANY field

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.11 – $24.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.11 – $24.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Saint Peter, MN 56082: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location