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Clinical Supervisor, Fresno, CA

County of Fresno


Fresno, CA

May 3, 2017

invites applications for the position of:


SALARY: $37.75 - $45.39 Hourly
$3,020.00 - $3,631.00 Biweekly
$6,543.33 - $7,867.17 Monthly
$78,520.00 - $94,406.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/24/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous


Please note:

  • 2.5% Salary Increase effective 07/03/2017
  • Salary details once all increases take effect:
    • $80,470 - $96,798 Annually
  • Promotional Opportunities: Other Advanced Classifications


The Department of Behavioral Health has excellent career opportunities available for talented mental health professionals interested in the position of Clinical Supervisor. The Clinical Supervisor has full supervisory responsibilities over clinical and support staff including interviewing, selecting, training, assigning, directing, monitoring, and evaluating staff. In addition, responsibilities may include providing direct client services, clinical direction to subordinate staff, and clinical supervision of unlicensed clinicians and student interns.

Note: The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra-help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.

Positions in this classification are in Medical Group I - Light Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require only light physical effort and may include lifting of small, light objects and some bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching. Considerable walking or standing may be involved.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


The information listed below is meant to serve as samples of the job duties and responsibilities for positions in this classification. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive, but indicative of several types of duties performed. Consequently, this information does not reflect Essential Functions for any given position in this classification.

  • Supervises staff in a behavioral health program. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, selecting, training, assigning, directing, monitoring, evaluating staff and disciplining staff when necessary.
  • Consults with a Division Manager regarding program goals, activities, policies, and procedures.
  • Communicates and interprets program goals, policies, and procedures to staff, community agencies, clients, and the public.
  • Assures that County, department, and program policies are properly implemented.
  • Develops and implements work schedules to assure proper program coverage.
  • Ensures staff proficiency in behavioral health information and other information systems utilized by the particular program.
  • Reviews case files to assure compliance with departmental and state policies, procedures, and billing requirements.
  • Assists management staff in the development and monitoring of program budgets.
  • Assures proper maintenance of the physical facility and availability of supplies.
  • Prepares or supervises the preparation of memoranda, letters, reports, and correspondence.
  • In accordance with state licensing and/or certification requirements, may provide clinical supervision and consultation to professional staff seeking to obtain licensure or certification; may provide clinical supervision to student interns.
  • In accordance with state licensing and/or certification requirements, may provide direct client services including evaluating and developing treatment plans, conducting therapy sessions, and consulting with other agencies regarding client treatment.
  • May conduct special studies or projects under the direction of management staff.


Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of employee supervision and staff development;
  • Principles, theories, techniques and practices of clinical social work and/or marriage and family therapy;
  • Various therapeutic, treatment and recovery approaches, including individual, group and family counseling for substance use disorders;
  • Principles and practices of behavioral health education, community organizations and allied behavioral health services and resources;
  • Laws, regulations and ethical standards governing behavioral health treatment and medical records;
  • Behavioral health interviewing techniques and treatment methods;
  • Intensive and long term case management services;
  • Principles and practices of cultural competency theory;
  • Theories and causes of substance use disorders.

Skills/Abilities to:

  • Select, train, supervise, evaluate, and discipline subordinate staff;
  • Display effective organizational and time management principles and techniques;
  • Identify and evaluate normal and abnormal behavioral tendencies;
  • Evaluate, develop and implement treatment plans;
  • Remain knowledgeable and proficient in mental health practices through readings, research, professional organizations, academic training, and participation in direct client services;
  • Conduct outcome measured culturally appropriate individual/group/family psychotherapy, rehabilitation services and case management services;
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms to behavioral health staff, consumers, their family members and other interested community members;
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public;
  • Demonstrate a high degree of maturity, integrity, initiative, and independent judgment.


Note: The minimum qualifications for this recruitment are limited to candidates possessing experience and licensure related to the specific vacant position:

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree that is acceptable within the United States' accredited college or university system.

Experience: Four (4) years of full-time, paid mental health or substance abuse work experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Nurse, or Licensed Psychologist.

License: Valid State of California license as a Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Nurse or Psychologist.

Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent, may be required.


  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and filing requirements for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.
  • This position requires possession of a valid California Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Nurse, or Psychologist license. Please provide your applicable license number on your application. Failure to list this information will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • Failure to list current, complete and accurate education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • In the Education section of your application, please provide complete information for each school attended. Please provide the school's name, school's location, the type and number of units earned (semester or quarter), type of degree earned (bachelor's degree, master's degree, etc.) and which major or program was completed. Failure to completely list education within the job application will disqualify the applicant from consideration.
  • If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted. Documentation must be provided by the closing date and time of this recruitment. You may either attach a copy to your application; fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, Attn: Keisha Ammonds; or hand deliver a copy to our office.


Depending upon the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for one or more of the processes listed below:

  • Written Examination.
  • Oral Examination - An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.

Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list, effective for a minimum of 3 months (may be extended up to an additional 12 months), and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.


  • Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Supplemental Questionnaire.

Applications must be submitted online only via our website by the closing date and time of this recruitment. Applications submitted via U.S. mail, in person in our office, email or fax will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.


Applications for this recruitment must be submitted online only. Online applications may be found at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/fresnoca.

Open Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or to follow the application instructions will result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be accepted after the filing deadline.

Once the filing date has passed you may check the status of this recruitment at any time by logging on to https://secure.governmentjobs.com/js_login.cfm?&TopHeader=fresnoca.

Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. mail from Human Resources are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore, mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).

The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date or deadline.


Analyst: Keisha Ammonds

County of Fresno, Human Resources
Employment Services Division
2220 Tulare St., 14th Floor
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 600-1830


Position #17-0062

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR Supplemental Questionnaire

  1. * This position requires possession of a valid California Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Nurse, or Psychologist license. Please provide your applicable license number below. Failure to list this information will result in the disqualification of your application.

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