Department / Division: Community Health & Human Services / Counseling Services
This position is classified as safety sensitive.
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The purpose of this position is to perform professional level duties in the psychological assessment and counseling for the community.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Conduct assessments and evaluation including psychosocial histories and analysis of presenting and underlying problems/issues to determine diagnosis, client needs and appropriate treatment plan and options.
Provide in-depth psychotherapy to individuals of all ages and families.
Develop treatment plans to determine client goals/objectives, interventions, and target dates for achievement. Monitor program compliance. Analyze, evaluate, and adjust treatment programs to needs of client.
Consult and coordinate issues as appropriate with such entities as school officials, neighborhood representatives, public assistance workers, and other public and private agency officials to seek assistance and coordinate solutions to participant/client problems.
Coordinate and provide guidance to such individuals as Master-level interns, school counselor, and psychotherapeutic and educational group facilitators.
Requires three (3) years of experience providing counseling services in area
appropriate to position’s assignment. Bilingual is preferred.
Candidates must have the minimum amount of work experience. Years of experience are based upon a full-time work schedule (2,080 hours per year). The sum of an applicant’s full-time and/or part-time qualifying work experience must meet or exceed the stated minimum qualification. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.
Education: (Assigned to Counseling Services)
Requires Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in psychology, counseling, social work, or a degree related to the core functions of this position.
Certifications, Licenses, and/or Registrations:
Possession of Arizona Licensure issued by Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners in one of the following,
Marriage and Family Therapy
Possession of, or required to obtain within thirty (30) days of hire, a State of Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card.
Applicants considered for this job classification must pass the following:
Criminal history background investigation
Post offer/pre-employment drug screen. Employees in safety-sensitive job classifications are prohibited from all marijuana usage whether medical or recreational
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This position is FLSA Exempt which means employees are not eligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.
Employees in this position are represented by the Tempe Supervisors’ Association (TSA).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The City of Tempe is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at 480-350-8276. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
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