• Fresno County
  • 2220 Tulare St., Fresno, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Public Health

Job Description


The Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health invites applications for the position of Senior Licensed Mental Health Clinician. Incumbents provide professional behavioral health services including clinical supervision to unlicensed personnel, case management, rehabilitation, individual, family, and group therapy and counseling to identified adults and children with mental, emotional and/or substance use disorders. Depending on licensure, incumbents provide professional behavioral health services in accordance with State of California laws and regulations.
Fresno County is a richly diverse community, and in order to support and serve ALL persons in our community, the Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health is dedicated to ensuring an inclusive overall system of care through a commitment to equity, diversity, and affirming care. We are dedicated to providing quality, culturally responsive services that promote wellness, recovery, and resilience for individuals and families whom we serve.
It is imperative for us to protect and improve the lives of Fresno County residents served by the Department and our partners in our system of care by acknowledging the long-standing historic and ongoing inequities that black, indigenous and people of color, those living in poverty, LGBTQ+ members and other marginalized and underserved communities have experienced with the behavioral health system.
We place a great deal of importance on having Behavioral Health system of care team members who possess lived experience, are reflective of our community, and have the expertise to ensure our workforce is culturally and linguistically responsive and maximizes our diversity to render quality services in the most responsive, affirming, and caring manner possible for the persons we serve.
Please note: The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra-help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.
Positions in this classification are in Medical Group I - Light Physical Activity. This group includes positions which require only light physical effort and may include lifting of small, light objects and some bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching. Considerable walking or standing may be involved.
Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

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Minimum Qualifications Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, paid work experience equivalent to that gained as a Licensed Mental Health Clinician with the County of Fresno.
License : Valid Clinical Social Worker, Professional Clinical Counselor, or Marriage and Family Therapist License issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent.
Notes : Applications will be accepted for out of state applicants who are licensed in another state in the United States. At the time they submit their applications, such applicants must attest to meeting the requirements for California Board of Behavioral Sciences licensure and intent to obtain license in California. No person is eligible to be hired without confirmation of active California license; any job offers to out of state applicants are contingent upon successful licensure in California.
Candidates must provide evidence of completing continuing education units required by the Board of Behavioral Sciences to provide clinical supervision to unlicensed registered Associates.

  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and filing requirements for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.
  • This position requires possession of a valid California Clinical Social Worker , Professional Clinical Counselor, or Marriage and Family Therapist license. Please provide your applicable license number on your application. Failure to list this information will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • Please fully list your education/work experience; including current position. Failure to list current, complete and accurate education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • Valid driver's license number must be listed on your application. Failure to provide this number on your application will result in your application being rejected.

Depending upon the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for the process listed below:
  • Oral Examination - An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant. If required, the oral examination will be administered in an online format via the Spark Hire interview platform.
Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list, effective for a minimum of 3 months (the employment list established may be extended for an additional 12 months) and certified in final rank order.


  • Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline)
  • Supplemental Questionnaire
Application materials must be submitted online only via our website by the closing date and time of this recruitment. Applications submitted via U.S. mail, in person in our office, email or fax will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of an application.


Applications must be submitted online only. An online application can be found at: .

Open Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or failure to follow the application instructions may result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be accepted after the filing deadline.
Once the filing date has passed you may check the status of this recruitment at any time by logging on to .
Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. mail from Human Resources are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore, mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).
For the safety of our employees the County of Fresno complies with all Federal, State and Local Orders related to COVID-19, including Cal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards.
The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date or deadline .
Analyst: Elizabeth Castellanos

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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Job Address

2220 Tulare St., Fresno, California 93721 United States View Map