Utah State Developmental Center

Critical Services & Support for People With Disabilities


The Utah State Developmental Center will provide an effective and 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.

95% of the population at USDC are adults, and all of them reside in our residential buildings. Individuals live in apartments with four to six others. With staff, they help shop for groceries, enjoy meals together, and clean their living areas.


Community Job Opportunities

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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Our medical staff are dedicated to caring for the physical and emotional well-being of individuals residing at USDC

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

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Devoted to helping 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 individuals 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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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.

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Positions available

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

  • Caregiver: $16.00 - $20.00
  • RN: $33.50 (Medical Insurance Rate: $39.25)
  • LPN: $24.92 (Medical Insurance Rate: $28.62)

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

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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

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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.

The Utah Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, gender, or religion. DHHS 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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