MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 2

  • State of Nevada
  • Ely, Nevada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Human and Social Services Legal Services Public Health
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR 2 - Requisition ID: [[id]]

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive

Posting Close Date: N/A

Geographical Location: Ely

Department: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Division: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Business Unit: HR-CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS

Work Type: PERMANENT

*Pay Grade: GRADE 37

Salary Range: $55,958.40 - $83,394.72

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time

Recruiter: KENNETH R SCHULZ

Phone: 775 684-0147

Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

Mental Health Counselors provide counseling, case management, direct clinical services, community and home based services, and behavioral and human services to mentally ill, developmentally disabled and/or emotionally disturbed clients in an outpatient, residential, community or similar setting. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

This position is located at Ely State Prison, in Ely, Nevada. The mental health counselor II provides mental health services to inmates in a correctional setting. Additionally, this position involves report writing, facilitating psycho-educational classes, and responding to crisis.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychology, social work or closely related academic field and two years of post-master's degree professional mental health counseling experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and clinical experience at or above a Master's degree and experience as described above.


The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

    Special Requirements

    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.

    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.

    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

    This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

    *The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

    The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

    Nearest Major Market: Nevada

Job Address

Ely, Nevada United States View Map