Career Information

At Ocean Mental Health Services, we are committed to providing the best working conditions possible for our employees.  This includes competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits for our employees and their families.  That’s why, in a 2009 national benchmarking survey of Community Mental Health Providers, OceanMHS ranked well above the national average in employee job satisfaction.

What types of career opportunities are available at OceanMHS?
OceanMHS operates over 30 specialized mental health programs for adults, children and their families/caregivers and employs over 300 full-time, part-time and per-diem employees throughout Ocean County.  We offer a variety of full-time, part-time and per diem clinical, medical, direct care and administrative employment opportunities.

Is OceanMHS an Equal Opportunity Employer?
Yes, OceanMHS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of OceanMHS that there shall be no discrimination with respect to employment, or any of the terms and conditions of employment, because of an individual’s race, color, sex, sexual or affectional orientation, gender identity or expression, religious creed, national origin, nationality or ancestry, familial status, citizenship, age, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, disability (including AIDS and HIV infection), marital status, Civil Union status, domestic partnership, veteran status, liability for service in the armed forces or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all employment actions, including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, layoff and termination. OceanMHS is dedicated to ensuring that all personnel decisions are in accordance with these principles of equal employment opportunity.

What do I need to do to apply for a job?

To apply for a job:

  • E-mail your resume and cover letter to the contact person listed on the job description.-OR-
  • Mail your resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    687 Route 9
    Bayville, NJ 08721


  • Fax your resume to:
    Attn: Human Resources
    (732) 269-4856


Can I send in my resume for general consideration?
We give priority to resumes that are sent to us in response to specific job postings. If you are applying for multiple jobs, you must apply to each job for which you are requesting consideration.

What are the benefits of working at OceanMHS?
Qualified employees receive a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Group Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan – with employer matching contributions
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits –including Vision Coverage, Supplemental Life Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Supplemental Disability, Long Term Care Insurance, Cancer and Heart Protection Plans and a Section 529 College Funding Plan.
  • Automobile and Homeowners Insurance
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Direct Deposit
  • Childcare Benefits
  • Health And Wellness Programs
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Leave Time Accruals /PTO

Do you offer benefits to part-time employees?
Yes. If the position requires at least thirty(30) hours per week, part-time employees are eligible for benefits.  Some benefits may be offered on a prorated basis.

Do you require pre-employment background checks and/ or drug screens?
We do require criminal background checks and verification of education, credentials and licensure for all our positions. Since many of our direct care positions require our employees to work closely with vulnerable populations, newly hired employees may be required to take a pre-employment drug screen, be fingerprinted and have a complete physical.

Do you offer volunteer opportunities?
Yes. To learn more about the volunteer opportunities with us, please click here.

Do you offer Student Internships?
Yes, internships are available for students affiliated with accredited colleges or universities at both undergraduate and graduate levels.  Referrals for internships should be made through your school field placement office.

Good luck with your job search, and thank you for your interest in OceanMHS!

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