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PSCS Mental Health Professional Counselor, Supervisor

PSCS Mental Health Professional Counselor Supv

Recruitment #24-004360-0001


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-  Governor Wes Moore

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STD 0021


Allegany County
Western Correctional Institution
13800 McMullen Highway, S.W.
Cumberland, Maryland 21502


The Mental Health Professional Counselor, Supervisor provides administrative and clinical supervision, and leadership to staff who are responsible for providing treatment services. This work includes the following duties:

  • Plans, coordinates, supervise and evaluates the work of PSCS Mental Health Professional Counselors and related support staff
  • Reviews case material to assure compliance to standards and procedures for providing mental health services
  • Provides mental health diagnosis, clinical counseling and case management services to clients with mental and emotional disorders with the most complex problems as defined by      standard treatment criteria
  • Coordinates all treatment activities with services provided to the client by other resources and collaborates with other disciplines involved in providing treatment
  • Reviews and evaluates policies and procedures and makes recommendations to improve the quality of staff performance and client services

    Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications  and license requirements to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

    Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC).

    Experience: Three years of experience providing professional counseling to clients with mental health disorders by using assessment, evaluation, intervention, rehabilitation and treatment regimens.


    1. These requirements are established by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. The Department of Budget and Management, Office of Personnel Services and Benefits does not have the authority to accept substitutions or equivalents.

    2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Mental or Behavioral Health Counseling classifications or Mental or Behavioral Health Nursing and Specialist specialty codes in the counseling field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


    1. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations, candidates placed in this classification must be licensed by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)

    2. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the 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.



    Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


    The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.


    As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits, including: health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost.


    · Personal Leave - new State employees are awarded six (6) personnel days annually (prorated based on start date)
    · Annual Leave - ten (10) days of accumulated annual leave per year
    · Sick Leave - fifteen (15) days of accumulated sick leave per year 
    · Parental Leave - up to sixty (60) days of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child 
    · Holidays - State employees also celebrate at least twelve (12) holidays per year
    · Pension - State employees earn credit towards a retirement pension

    Additional benefits may be available to employees of this classification.

    · Release time for job-related CEU training
    · Reimbursement of costs of licensure or certification as required by clinical specialty
    · Tuition reimbursement available through the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program


    Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

    If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line. Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

    For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

    Kimberly Banks

    If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850.

    We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

    People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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