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Salary: $9,252.00 - $9,616.00
Posted: 01/29/2013

Job Description:
**THIS POSITION IS PENDING FREEZE EXEMPTION APPROVAL** YOU MUST HAVE CURRENT CERTIFICATION LIST ELIGIBILITY AS OF JANUARY 14, 2013, LATERAL OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY. IF NOT, CLICK ON THE DEPARTMENT LINK BELOW FOR BULLETIN AND EXAM INFORMATION. SUBJECT TO RE-EMPLOYMENT/SROA/DROA CLEARANCE. Job Description: Under general direction, in a State correctional facility or outpatient clinic in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, to (1) perform difficult and responsible assignments relating to psychological assessment and treatment and either (a) assist in the direction of the psychology program of a health facility, or (b) plan, organize, develop, and direct a psychology program similar in size and nature at a health facility; or (2) plan, organize, and coordinate a special patient treatment program which utilizes psychological techniques as its main nonmedical emphasis at a health facility, and coordinate the work of treatment staff of various clinical specialties and volunteers in the program. In addition, incumbents, as needed, serve as a department wide expert and psychology consultant in a specific psychology discipline; maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmates; protect and maintain the safety of persons and property; and do other related work. *Through June 30, 2013, full-time employees’ monthly pay will be reduced by 4.62% in exchange for eight (8) hours of leave. Benefits Information may be obtained by going to the Department of Personnel Administration website at and to the CalPers website for Health Benefits at Requirements (Minimum Qualifications): Possession of an earned Doctorate Degree in Psychology from an educational institution. Possession of a valid license as a Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology. Individuals who are in the process of securing a Psychologist license by California Board of Psychology must secure a valid license within three years of 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, post internship experience in the practice of psychology involving assessment and treatment and either training, research, consultation, or program planning in mental health services. In order to apply and be considered for this position, ALL APPLICANTS should submit a completed Standard State Application Form (Std 678), a copy of CA Psychologist License and Curriculum VitaeStandard State Application Form (STD 678) available at , under “My Profile.” All Methods of appointment may be considered. This advertisement will be used for this and other vacancies that may occur during this posting and future Limited Term/Full-time and/or Limited Term/Full-time vacancies that may occur at Pelican Bay State Prison Limited Term appointments have the possibility of becoming permanent. Applications may be screened and only the most competitive will be invited for an interview. Once a significant candidate pool is received, an internal cutoff period will be established and interviews will be scheduled.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Senior Psychologist, CF (Supervisor) 394 - 220 - 9288 - 005
Location County
Pelican Bay State Prison DEL NORTE
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
P.O. Box 7200
Crescent City, CA 95531
Judy Evans, Analyst
707 465-1000 ext 5266

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