TITLE: MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR (0312) SR

SALARY: $41,074 - $65,568 (Grade 16)  

CLOSING DATE: OPEN AND CONTINUOUS

DESCRIPTION: The Mental Health Professional Counselor is the full performance level of professional counseling work, at the Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor level, providing counseling services to clients with mental disorders by using assessment, evaluation, intervention, rehabilitation and treatment regimens. The work is performed in State mental health programs located in State institutions, facilities and offices including inpatient and outpatient facilities, jails, detention centers, prisons, halfway house facilities and community-based programs. Employees in this class receive general supervision from a Mental Health Professional Counselor Supervisor or a program administrator. May be required to work evenings and on weekends.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Please attach a copy of your valid Maryland license with application.

EXPERIENCE: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC).

NOTE: These requirements are established by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene does not have the authority to accept substitutions or equivalents.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATES:
1. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations 10.58.01.05, candidates placed in this classification must be licensed by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC).

2. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS:  The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling:
(410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay service 1-800-735-2258.

 

APPLY TO: DHMH, Off. Of Human Resourcesí Recruitment & Selection Division, P.O. Box 22330, Baltimore, MD 21203-4330 Submit Maryland State Application - Form MS 100 - PLEASE NOTE: Most of our recruitments are an evaluation and rating of an applicant's training and education submitted on the MS-100 and therefore, may not require a written test. 
For Recorded Job Information Call: 410-767-6018.

Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one year; eligibility may be extended beyond one year period.