Job Posting: Senior Psychologist, CF (Supervisor) - Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility

California Correctional Health Care Services

JC-210106
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Senior Psychologist, CF (Supervisor) - Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility
SENIOR PSYCHOLOGIST, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (SUPERVISOR)

$10,833.00 - $11,597.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/23/2020

Job Description and Duties

Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented.  PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022. Salaries do not reflect the recent changes.

Limited Term 12 months; may be extended up to 24 months or become permanent.


Under the general direction of the Chief Psychologist, Correctional Facility (CF), the Senior Psychologist, Correctional Facility (CF) (Supervisor) is responsible for the direct training and clinical/administrative supervision of subordinate staff psychologists as assigned. The Senior Psychologist, CF (Supervisor) is also responsible for performing the most difficult psychological evaluations and associated treatment of inmate-patients. In addition, he/she will assist in program development and evaluation, research, training, clinical consultation and revision of department policy and procedures. The incumbent will function as a specialized psychological consultant to the institutional staff upon request.  


A detailed duty statement is available upon request to the Hiring Unit Contact.

Minimum Qualifications:

License: Possession of a valid license as a Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology and possession of an earned Doctorate Degree in Psychology from an educational institution meeting the criteria of Section 2914 of the Medical Board of California's Business and Professions Code.

Individuals who do not qualify for licensure by the California Board of Psychology or who are in the process of securing this license will be admitted into the examination; however, applicants must first secure a license to practice as a psychologist in California before they will be eligible for appointment.

and Experience: Either

1. One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Psychologist Clinical, Correctional Facility, or Staff Psychologist (any specialty); or

2. Two years of postdoctoral, postinternship experience in the practice of psychology involving assessment and treatment and either training, research, consultation, or program planning in mental health services.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-210106
Position #(s):
030-000-9288-XXX
Working Title:
Senior Psychologist, CF (Supervisor) - Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility
Classification:
SENIOR PSYCHOLOGIST, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (SUPERVISOR)
$10,833.00 - $11,597.00
# of Positions:
Multiple
Work Location:
San Diego County
Job Type:
12 Month Limited Term - Full Time
Facility:
Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility
Work Shift:
May include Nights and Weekends

Department Information

  • This advertisement is for a Senior Psychologist, CF (Supervisor) position located at the Richard J. Donovan, CF (RJD) in San Diego, CA, located in San Diego County 
  • Please write the position number on your application: 030-000-9288-XXX.
  • Please Note: Main communication for this position will be through email. Please ensure to have a valid email address on your application.

Vision

We enhance public safety and promote successful community reintegration through education, treatment and active participation in rehabilitative and restorative justice programs.

 

Mission

To facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment.

 

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the California Correctional Health Care Services are committed to building an inclusive and culturally diverse workplace. We are determined to attract and hire more candidates from diverse communities and empower all employees from a variety of cultural backgrounds, perspectives, and personal experiences. We are proud to foster inclusion and drive collaborative efforts to increase representation at all levels of the Department.

Department Website: https://cchcs.ca.gov/careers

Special Requirements

Please do NOT include any confidential information on any documents you submit for a job vacancy, such as your State application, resume, or educational transcripts.

 

When submitting supporting documents, PDF file format is preferred.

 

Confidential information that should be excluded or removed from these documents includes, but is not limited to, your Social Security Number (SSN), birthdate, student identification number, driver’s license number (unless required), basis of eligibility, examination results, LEAP status, marital status, and age.

 

Confidential information on the first page of applications submitted electronically online via the Examination and Certification Online System, such as Easy ID number, SSN, examination related information, and driver’s license number will automatically be redacted upon submission.

 

All CCHCS employees will be evaluated/tested for Tuberculosis prior to appointment, and will adhere to departmental annual Tuberculosis testing/evaluation thereafter.

 

Candidates new to CCHCS/DHCS are required to submit to a background investigation process, including but not limited to Live Scan fingerprinting to obtain Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigations clearances.

 

CCHCS utilizes E-Verify to confirm candidate’s identity and employment authorization. For more information about E-Verify, you may visit:

www.e-verify.gov.

 

This advertisement may be used for other vacancies that occur during the life of this recruitment.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 9/23/2020

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

California Correctional Health Care Services
Attn: Belinda Gonzalez RJD-9288-LT/FT JC-210106
Regional Human Resources – Southern
P.O. Box 81857
Bakersfield, CA 93380

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Health Care Hiring Office (located next to the Cafeteria)
480 Alta Road
San Diego, CA 92179
Attn: Lupe Delavega or Dolly Meneses
07:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Other - License: Possession of a valid license as a Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology and possession of an earned Doctorate Degree in Psychology from an educational institution meeting the criteria of Section 2914 of the Medical Board of California's Business and Professions Code. 
  • Other -

    Education: If using academic education above the twelfth grade to meet minimum qualifications, include a copy of your Degree and/or Informal (Unofficial) School Transcripts.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Benefits

Information on benefits afforded by membership in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System can be found on the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) Salary and Benefits website at www.calhr.ca.gov/employees/pages/salary-and- benefits.aspx.

 

Information regarding Merit System Principles provided to public employees by the State Civil Service Act can be found on the CalHR website at

https://www.calhr.ca.gov/Training/Pages/performance-management-merit-system-principlies.aspx.

 

Additional benefit information can be found on the CalHR California State Civil Service Employee Benefits Summary website at https://www.calhr.ca.gov/Pages/California-State-Civil-Service-Employee-Benefits-Summary.aspx.

This webpage is intended to provide general information. Benefit eligibility may be based on job classification, bargaining unit, time base and length of appointment.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

Department Website: https://cchcs.ca.gov/careers
Human Resources Contact:
Belinda Gonzalez
(000) -
belinda.gonzalez@cdcr.ca.gov
Hiring Unit Contact:
Lupe Delavega
(619) 661-8657
lupe.delavega@cdcr.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Coordinator
(916) 691-6035
CCHCS_Disability_Management_Unit@cdcr.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Information 1

  • PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO REEMPLOYMENT/DROA/SROA/SURPLUS CANDIDATES.
  • All methods of appointments may be considered.
  • CCHCS accepts electronic applications. If interested, please submit an electronic application (STD 678) thru your CalCareer account at www.jobs.ca.gov. Your application must be submitted on or before the above Final Filing Date.
  • Paper App (IF unable to submit an electronic application): To apply for this position, you may submit a Standard State Application (STD 678) along with copies of your most recent performance report, college transcripts/college diploma (if applicable) and license/certification (if applicable) to the contact person listed above.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Possession of MQs for list eligible applicants will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet MQs, the necessary steps will be taken to have the applicant's name withheld from the eligibility list.
  • All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications (MQ's) of the classification, per SPB Rule 250, with the exception of Training & Development (T&D) Assignments.
  • This advertisement will be used for this and other Permanent and/or Limited Term Full Time or Part Time vacancies that may occur at this location.
  • If using education to meet minimum qualifications, include a copy of your informal (unofficial) transcripts and/or degree.

Additional Information 2

  • The term VAR and/or XXX in the position number indicates that multiple vacancies may exist for this classification.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off