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Date: Jan 15, 2018

Location: CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL, US, 32324

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Requisition No: 1364 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: SENIOR BEHAVIORAL ANALYST - F/C - 67072415

Position Number: 67072415 

Salary:  $39,655.98-$109,239.02 

Posting Closing Date: 12/15/2017 





  • Doctorate from an accredited college or university in psychology, or related field, one year of supervised internship experience in professional psychology, or in a related field, and four years of professional experience in psychology or working in the area of developmental disabilities.


    All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Application.



    This is work performed by a doctoral-level clinician at the Developmentally Disabled Defendant Program (DDDP) located in Chattahoochee, Florida. The employee in this position allocated to this class must spend a minimum of 75 percent of their time performing duties which involve contact with patients/inmates in a correctional or forensic facility or institution.



    Administer competency to proceed evaluations and any related psychological tests when requested or need is identified.


    Perform legal/clinical evaluations as required by committing Courts combining data from observations, interviews, assessments, and consultations to produce comprehensive written reports.


    Prepare clinical summaries on residents and participates in interdisciplinary Support Team meetings.


    Provide expert testimony, participate in depositions, and provide affidavits associated with clinical and forensic work.


    Administer and interpret comprehensive diagnostic test batteries in order to assess the resident’s current level of functioning and potential for improvement.


    Work with other field staff to effectively utilize available psychological services, where these services are appropriate, and to enhance the treatment and/or rehabilitation process for the DDDP population.


    Interface psychological program with other departmental goals.


    Attend and participate in additional training to verified self-educational activities when resources are available.


    If applicant is interested, clinical tasks (i.e. psychological therapy) exist at this location as well.


    Perform other related duties as assigned by the Division Director of Psychology Services.



    (Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

  • Knowledge of the theories and principles of psychology.
  • Knowledge of psychological testing principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing, analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret psychological data.
  • Ability to provide consultation, advice and training to others.
  • Ability to formulate and implement goals and objectives.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in a written format.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others.
  • Ability to remain flexible in a changing environment.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate boundaries in a correctional/forensic environment.



    BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: It is the policy of the Agency of Persons with Disabilities 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 also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, 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. Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.


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.  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. 

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