Psychologist __Nc Dept. Of Public Safety_Alexander

State Of North Carolina Taylorsville , NC 28681

Posted 2 months ago

Description of Work

Psychologist

This is a REPOST of position 60059824. Previous applicants MUST REAPPLY to be considered.

This position is currently located within the Department of Public Safety but will transfer to the Department of Adult Correction when it is established on January 1st, 2023.

Position is located at Alexander Correctional Institution in Taylorsville, which houses approximately 1,200 close custody offenders.

  • Work in this class involves responsibility for providing a full range of psychological and intervention services for adults and/or for coordinating or supervising small programs or sub-units or for leading paraprofessionals (e.g. behavioral programming specialists).

  • Employee provides counseling, psychotherapy, consultation, and/or behavior management to individuals/groups in order to treat or address psychological adjustment and/or behavioral issues.

  • Employee develops, administers, interprets, evaluates, and assesses individuals' tests of mental abilities, aptitudes, and/or personality characteristics and motivations.

  • Employee observes individuals and groups in an effort to assess, evaluate, and predict behaviors.

  • Employee may provide information to health care professionals and to court officials in order to assist in legal decision-making.

  • Employee diagnoses, treats, and manages mental and/or psychological disorders or disabilities, substance abuse, and disorders of habit or conduct.

  • Employee consults with psychologists, physicians, and other professionals regarding available treatment options.

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with State Benefits.

Note to Current State Employees:

The salary grade for this position is MH17. State employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest even if the salary grade is the same as, or lower than, their current position. If selected for this position, a new salary will be recalculated taking into consideration the quantity of relevant education and experience, funding availability, and internal equity. Based upon these factors, a pay increase MAY result. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position. We will not review resumes in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application. Click these links for additional information:Introduction to the Job ApplicationandAddressing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. (Note: These links were created for applicants of Dept. of Public Safety jobs and may not reflect the policies or procedures of other State agencies.)

To qualify for this position, applicants must document on the application that they possess ALL of the following:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of psychological principles, theories, and procedures

  • Documented knowledge in the use and interpretation of techniques used in developmental psychological and/or educational assessment

  • Demonstrated knowledge in conducting and applying appropriate therapy (counseling, psychotherapy, or behavioral) to treat mental and/or emotional and/or intellectual disabilities, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience in interpreting diagnostic findings and preparing comprehensive reports

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina under the provisions of the NC Psychology Practice Act (G.S. 90-270).

Supplemental and Contact Information

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employerwho embraces an Employment First philosophy which consists of complying with all federallaws, state laws and Executive Orders. We are committed to reviewing requests for reasonable accommodation at any time during the hiring process or while on the job.

DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive information. Information should be provided in the appropriate areas to include the beginning and ending dates of jobs worked, education with the date graduated, all work experience, and certificates / licenses. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing this application. Answers to Supplemental Questions must refer to education or work experience listed on this application to receive credit. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

  • Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach aDD-214 Member-4 Form(Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to their applications.

  • Applicants seeking National Guard Preference must attach a NGB 23A (RPAS) if they are a current member of the NC National Guard in good standing. If a former member of the NC National Guard who served for at least 6 years and was discharged under honorable conditions, they must attach either a DD256 or NGB 22.

  • If applicants earned college credit hours but did not complete a degree program, they must attach an unofficial transcript to each application to receive credit for this education.

  • If applying for a position certified through the NC Dept. of Justice - Criminal Justice Standards Division, click this link for specific certification requirements: Correctional & Probation/Parole Officer Certification.

  • The NC Dept. of Public Safety must adhere to the US Dept. of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape." Click this link for information on hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Dept. of Public Safety:PREA Hiring and Promotion Prohibitions.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status." If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by management. If you are no longer under consideration, you will receive an email notification.

For technical issues with your application, please call the GovernmentJobs.com Applicant Support Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact D. Chancellor at (919) 838-4000.


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