Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 11/21/17
Applications Due: 06/06/19
Vacancy ID: 45518

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitlePsychology Assistant 3

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade16

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $50722 to $64557 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Schoharie

Street Address Capital District-OHRM

500 Balltown Road

City Schenectady

StateNY

Zip Code12304

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
You must have a master of psychology degree from a regionally accredited college or university psychology degree program which prepares graduates for clinical positions in the field of psychology in a clinical, forensic, community mental health, or school setting. Qualifying degree programs must have included coursework in psychological and behavioral assessment, and treatment modalities for psychological and behavioral disorders.

NOTE: A Certificate of Advanced Study in psychology cannot be substituted for the required master of psychology degree.

Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Psychology Assistant 3 in the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, the incumbent performs a wide range of professional, administrative and technical duties such as;

• Assist in administering psychological tests and in conducting psychological evaluations and research.

• Assist in the development of treatment plans.

• Counsel individuals.

• Assist in individual, and group therapy.


• Perform other duties as assigned.

PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: Anyone currently reachable on the Civil Service List.
PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENTS: If there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment:
Note: If you are appointed provisionally, you must have taken the Psychology Assistant 3 test scheduled on January 20, 2018 and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained.

Additional Comments Please note:
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Amy Link

Telephone (518) 388-0838

Fax

Email Address odh.personnel@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street Capital District-OHRM

Capital District-OHRM

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12304

 

Notes on ApplyingSHIFT/PASS DAYS: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Includes ½ Hour Lunch Break) Flexibility required
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Please note positions located within the New York City metropolitan area, as well as Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester Counties, are also eligible to receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment.

Examples of qualifying degree programs/majors include but are not limited to the following: clinical psychology, clinical forensic psychology, community psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, and child psychology.
Examples of non-qualifying degree programs/majors include but are not limited to the following: education, counseling, clinical counseling, clinical hypnosis, community counseling, educational counseling, forensic counseling, guidance counseling, human relations, marriage and family counseling, professional counseling, rehabilitative counseling, school counseling, student and personnel services, mental health counseling, psychological counseling, pastoral psychology, transpersonal psychology, neuroscience, experimental psychology, industrial psychology, and organizational psychology.


Submit cover letter and résumé by, June 6, 2019. Please reference the Psychology Assistant 3 in all correspondence.