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Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL, US, 32324

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Requisition No: 465962 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: BEHAVIORAL ANALYST - 60005117

Position Number: 60005117 

Salary:  $63,919.44 

Posting Closing Date: 03/28/2022 

Florida State Hospital Civil Units seek people with  PhD or PsyD in psychology, counseling, or very closely related clinical healthcare field to provide psychological assessment, forensic evaluation services (IST/ITP, NGI), consultation to multidisciplinary teams, group and individual psychotherapy and psychoeducation to adults in a 475+ bed state mental health facility operated under a Recovery model. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are welcomed, as this facility serves adult men and women of different demographic and life backgrounds who are committed under criminal and civil statutes for a variety of mental health concerns, generally issues that are severe and persisting. Proficiency with different languages, such as ASL, is also desirable. 


Qualified applicants with earned doctorates who are seeking postdoctoral supervised experience to attain a professional psychologist license can accrue the required supervision from licensed psychologists on staff.


The types of graduate degrees that are acceptable are those in which the person gained clinical knowledge and skills relevant to providing clinical assessment and therapy care to individuals. The facility reserves the right to determine which doctorate degrees are considered "closely related" to Clinical or Counseling Psychology in order to select candidates who will be prepared to deliver doctorate level clinician services appropriate to the range of diagnostic presentations represented at the facility..


Please submit at least two attachments: (1) up to date C.V. (2)  Cover Letter detailing your interest, training, and experience for work in this type of setting.


Applicants selected for hire will be required to submit before hire an official transcript showing the attainment of a PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology.


Employees at Florida State Hospital must comply with all infection control mandates related to the use of all appropriate PPE's while carrying out job duties on campus. PPE's, to include masks, are provided and instructions on the appropriate use of PPE's is provided.


 SELECTIVE SERVICE:  Male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion into an authorized position unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  Verification of Selective Service registration will be conducted prior to hire.  For more information, please visit the SSS website:

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:  It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S.  No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency.  Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

*DCF Mental Health Treatment Facilities are tobacco free.*

**We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.**

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee