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Job Title:FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM (FAP) CLINICAL COUNSELOR (MULTIPLE POSITIONS)

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Hiring Organization:CAMP LEJEUNE MCCS

Job Announcement Number:11258

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$22.96 to $27.78 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 to Tuesday, September 2, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0101-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

NA

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Jacksonville, NC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to All Sources

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:


Join Us In Making a Positive Difference

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

This position is located at the BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM, FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM (FAP),  MARINE AND FAMILY PROGRAMS DIVISION. Candidates selected for these positions will serve as a FAP CLINICAL COUNSELOR for MCCS.

 -Unofficial College transcripts (indicating degree conferred) REQUIRED
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State License Certificate REQUIRED
-  Assessment question responses REQUIRED (must be uploaded at the time of application)

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • See Duties and Qualifications

DUTIES:

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Serves as Marine Family Services Clinical Counselor providing expert advice, comprehensive counseling, and case management services to active duty personnel, retired military members. Provides Family Advocacy  services for active duty Marines, retired military members,  their families, and others as authorized by DoD policy.  Comprehensive counseling services include:  screening, clinical case management, individual, marital, group, and family treatment.   The incumbent conducts individual, marital, group and family counseling using various complex techniques.  Screens, evaluates and provides counseling for individuals as indicated by interviews and assessment methods based upon expert research in associated fields.   Includes but not limits individuals with emotional problems, behavioral problems, domestic violence and child abuse.  Exercise independent judgment to apply expertise in conducting initial assessments to match an individual’s needs to the most appropriate resources.  Assesses individuals, couples and families as well as determining diagnosis and treatment plans.  Conduct complete psychological evaluations, risk assessments for violence and assessment of multi-problem, dysfunctional families.  As a credential Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP), performs diagnosis of mental health disorders and determine level of patient treatment that focuses on treatment intensity and individual patient needs.

Facilitates training programs and seminars focused on both prevention and intervention.  Plans, develops and implements programs designed to foster positive healthy relationships within the family structure. Develops and maintains professional standards of service, community referral resources and a close network with the clinical staff of other service providers.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner.  Takes action to solve problems quickly.  Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.  Adheres to safety regulations and standards.  Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.  Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours (to include weekends as necessary).

This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required. 

Performs other related duties as assigned. 
 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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ALL TIERS:   

A Masters’ degree in a social science field such as social work or marriage and family therapy or a Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited program.    Must have a current state license to practice independently as a Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Psychologist or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) per Secnav 1752.7A and must provide a photocopy with their application.  Must be current in continuing education credits, be able to provide master’s level transcripts from an accredited university and obtain peer level references.   Four years’ experience conducting qualified counseling services assisting clients in resolving related issues.  Experience counseling a wide range of persons, both military and civilians in stressful situations.  Must be able to work effectively with representatives of local, county, state, and federal social services agencies.   

This position is designated as a Position of Trust, and the incumbent must be eligible for a background check.  Appointment and continued employment is subject to a favorable National Agency Check (NAC) Background Security Investigation. 

Due to the nature of work in this position, the incumbent may serve in an “on call” duty status outside of normal work hours that includes:  remaining in a reasonable call back radius, carrying a cell phone or pager, or regularly checking email to respond to emergencies; remaining in a state of readiness to perform work with limitations on pursuing outside leisure activities, and/or reporting to a designated post of duty to be ready to or to perform work.

College transcripts (indicating degree conferred) and state license must be submitted in order to be considered for the position . Unofficial transcripts  and state license may be submitted at the time of application; however, official transcripts must be submitted within 30 days of hire date. 

Counselor Tier I: Includes entry-level providers who are collecting their supervised clinical hours to be applied toward full licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in a Department of Defense recognized state:  Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming; or a Licensed Marriage and Family  Therapist (LMFT). Licensure/certification must be completed within a 36 month period upon hire. 

Counselor Tier II:  Must have one year experience in child and domestic abuse counseling.  Must have two years, which includes 2,000 hours, full-time post-masters supervised clinical experience; and must be able to obtain privileges at Tier II as established by Marine Corps Headquarters and consistent with SECNAVINST 1754.7A and MCO P1700.24B. Must have a valid state license and comply with all legal and regulatory requirements of a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).   Must have a valid state license and comply with all legal and regulatory requirements of a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) are recognized by the Department of Defense as independent providers in the following states: Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Counselor Tier III:  Must have one year experience in child and domestic abuse counseling.  Must have two year’s experience that includes at least 2,000 hours post licensure or 4,000 hours post graduate degree, full-time clinical experience in a clinical setting field; must meet licensing requirements and obtain privileges at Tier III as established by Marine Corps Headquarters and consistent with SECNAVINST 1754.7A and MCO P1700.24B and have no breaks in practice in the past two years. Must have a valid state license and comply with all legal and regulatory requirements of a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).  Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) are recognized by the Department of Defense as independent providers in the following states:  Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Must have a valid state license and comply with all legal and regulatory requirements of a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) are recognized by the Department of Defense as independent providers in the following states: Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Due to recent policy changes some providers licensed in the State of North Carolina may be eligible for Tier III, which will be determined during the credentialing process.

Special Notes:   Must possess a valid driver’s license; or be able to obtain within 30 days of hire date. In accordance with MCO 1754.11, the selected applicant will receive a tentative employment offer contingent on being credentialed by the Credential Review Board. The individuals selected for these positions may be made permanent without further competition.
 


 

EVALUATIONS:

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.


BENEFITS:

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You can review our benefits at: http://www.usmc-mccs.org/careers/benefits.cfm

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:

•      Stability of Federal Civilian Service

•      People with passion for doing work that matters

•      Quality of Work Life Balance

•      Competitive Pay

•      Comprehensive Benefit Packages

•      Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges



OTHER INFORMATION:


Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

VACANCIES MAY BE FILLED BY METHODS OTHER THAN INTERNAL COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES WHEN IT APPEARS THAT THE BEST QUALIFIED PERSON CAN BE OBTAINED FROM OTHER SOURCES.  CURRENT AND FORMER NON APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES MUST LIST CURRENT AND/OR PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR NONCOMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT. 

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM A VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT ADVERTISED FOR A FLEXIBLE POSITION MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.  ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status. 

CONTACT US:

For questions related to a specific position or the application process please contact us at:
Human Resources Division
Marine Corps Community Services
(910) 451-JOBS | mccslejeune.com/jobs
Email questions to:  lejeune.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org (applications nor documents will not be accepted via email)

For technical difficulties navigating through or using the Career Page send an email to mccscareers@usmc-mccs.org.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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STEP 1Answer REQUIRED Assessment Questions:

Prepare responses to the REQUIRED Assessment Questions. How to respond to Assessment Questions:

- List all paid or volunteer positions related to the experience asked for in the Assessment Questions
- Include position title, position dates and pay grade (as applicable) and provide detailed information regarding the experience asked for in the Assessment Questions.
-To be considered for non-competitive appointment (e.g. transfer eligible or reinstatement eligible) you must list your current/former highest previous permanentgrade held as a regular part-time or regular full-time non-appropriated fund employee with the Marine Corps.
- Need more information on how to respond to Assessment Questions?  Visit our website:  http://www.mccslejeune.com/jobs/assessment.html:

NOTE: You will not be prompted by the online system to answer or upload your Assessment Question responses, therefore you must use one of the methods outlined in step 2 to submit your responses to Assessment Questions.  Failure to include Assessment Questions will result in your application being considered incomplete, and you WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED for the position.  Qualified applicants will be evaluated on the degree to which they answer the Assessment Questions shown below: 

  1. Describe work or related experience that demonstrates your skills in applying the principles and theories of behavioral sciences, to include local and state regulations, directives, legislations, and professional ethics.
  2. Describe work or related experience that demonstrates your knowledge of evidence-based practices of child and adolescent issues; trauma; combat and operational stress; sexual assault; domestic violence; and individual, marital, family and group counseling to include both prevention and treatment services.
  3. Describe work or related experience that demonstrates your ability to provide   evidence-based counseling for children/adolescents, adults, couples, and families experiencing both deployment and non-deployment related stressors.
  4. Describe work or related experience that demonstrates your ability to communicate with military officials, civilian officials, and service members and their families in the prevention of child abuse and domestic violence..

STEP 2 - Submit application and/or upload resume online at:  www.usmc-mccs.org/careers via one of the following three methods:

Upload a resume and REQUIRED responses to Assessment Questions, labeled A, B, C, etc. as the last page of your resume (Assessment Questions are listed above).

OR

Copy and paste your resume text and REQUIRED responses to Assessment Questions, labeled A, B, C, etc. at the conclusion of your resume (Assessment Questions are listed above).

OR


If you choose to apply without using a resume, you must include responses to the REQUIRED Assessment Questions in this job posting as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” (Assessment Questions are listed above).  Please name the file “Assessment Questions-Job Title-Job #”.

STEP 3 - College Transcripts, (REQUIRED)A degree from an accredited college/university is required for this position. For consideration, you must upload a copy of your college transcript(s), indicating degree conferred, as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers. Applications received without college transcripts will be ineligible for consideration.

STEP 4 - License copies, (PREFERRED)  A current license may be used to qualify for this position as noted in the minimum qualification section of this announcement. If using a current license to qualify, you must upload a copy of your license as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools”www.usmc-mccs.org/careers to be considered.  Applications received without certification/license (if using certification) will be ineligible for consideration.

STEP 5 - If prior military, upload a copy of your DD214 Member 4 Copy as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools”www.usmc-mccs.org/careers. 

STEP 6 - If applicable, upload a copy of your *Spouse Preference form, copy of PCS orders, and copy of marriage certificate (unless the spouse is named on the PCS orders) as an attachment(s) to your profile under “My Career Tools”www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.

STEP 8 – Before you press “Submit Application”, be sure all requested documents, including REQUIRED Assessment Questions, have been attached or uploaded.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Varies - Review "OTHER INFORMATION"

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

CAMP LEJEUNE MCCS
Phone: 910/451-5627
Email: lejeune.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org
Agency Information:
CAMP LEJEUNE MCCS
MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY SERVICES
ATTN: NAFP
CAMP LEJEUNE, NC
28547
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at www.usmc-mccs.org/careers will be able to view their application status online.

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Job Announcement Number:

11258

Control Number:

379027800