Utah State Developmental Center will provide an effective, efficient array of critical services and supports that promote independence and quality of life for Utah’s most vulnerable people with disabilities in partnership with families, guardians, and the community.

Why work for the state of Utah?

As an employee of the state of Utah, a variety of benefits are available to you.

  • Investments and retirement

    A variety of investment and retirement options are available. To utilize online fund management and learn more about these options visit Utah Retirement Systems.

  • Health, dental and life insurance

    Whether enrolling for the first time or considering new coverage options, the Health Benefit Training site provides basic information, plan overviews, FAQs, and contact information for further assistance with the enrollment process.

  • Employee discounts

    There are several programs available that provide discounted local and nationwide retail, entertainment, lodging, theme parks and more


Employment opportunities

Make a difference while making a living.

Full and part-time positions may be available. We offer great benefits for career service employees.


Positions available

The Utah State Developmental Center (EEO) is regularly seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

  • Caregiver: $16.00 - $20.00
  • RN: $29.09
  • LPN: $22.65

To see all of the open jobs, please visit the state jobs website and search for "Caregiver".


Dept of Human Resources

HR Manager

  • Paul Morley (385) 290-9196
  • Mike Barnes (801) 763-4134
  • Liz Vander Linden (801) 763-4070
  • Debi Tripp (801) 763-4061


95% of the USDC is an adult population. The majority of them reside in our residential buildings. Clients each live in an apartment with four to six others. With staff help, they shop for groceries, cook their meals, and clean their living areas.

Employment First

Everyone has a right to meaningful work.

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Day Program

Everyone has a right to have meaningful work and/or other activities in their lives.

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Committed to helping the individuals look, feel and smile their best.

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For individuals living in community settings who are in crisis and need stabilization.

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Takes the individuals comfort, safety, and medical care as their highest priority.

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Devoted to helping the individuals achieve their highest level of activity and motion.

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Active recreation and fun are integral parts of maintaining quality of life.

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Enables residents to achieve their potential in communicating with others.

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Mental Health Therapy helps support healthy emotional and psychological functions

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The Utah Department of Human Services prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, gender, or religion. DHS is committed to making its programs, benefits, services, and facilities accessible in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
If you believe you have been discriminated against for any of these protected categories, please send your written, oral (TTY), or electronic complaint.


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