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PSYCHOLOGIST I

Recruitment #18-000612-0004

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Western MD Children’s Center
18420 Roxbury Road
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Main Purpose of Job

This position is an intermediate level of professional psychologist responsible for providing direct clinical services. This position provides psychological evaluations for youth pending disposition and placements and makes appropriate recommendations and referrals for suitable assignments. This includes administering psychological tests, interpreting the results, providing reports to the court and other agencies, and attending/consulting with the treatment staffing team related to psychological issues. This position will also provide crisis, short term and supportive mental health services to detained youth.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists under the licensing requirements for Psychologists.

Experience: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists under the licensing requirements for Psychologists.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

One year of experience working with juvenile offender populations or adolescent population, preferably with those involved with juvenile justice or who are placed in residential or community settings (i.e., detention facilities, group homes, etc.)

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates must be licensed as a Psychologist by the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists prior to permanent appointment to a position in State service. Applicants who do not have a Maryland license may also apply pending receipt of the required license. When the license has been obtained, submit a copy of the license to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Testing Unit to remove pending status.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be placed on the eligible list categorized as QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED OR BEST QUALIFIED. Candidates shall be certified to the eligible list for a period of one year. This list will be used by the DJS hiring agency to select employees.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related experience and education and include either a copy of your transcript or list your relevant coursework in the Classes Relevant to the Job section. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is strongly urged. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below. If you choose to fax or regular mail you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:
    Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
    OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit
    One Center Plaza
    120 W. Fayette St.
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    Attention: Shavonne Holman
    Fax number 410-333-4188T
    TY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.ohr@maryland.gov Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.