Chief of Clinical Services

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Regular, Full Time
85,000 - 96,000 Yearly
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Location: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island - Fleet and Family Support Center

Pay Grade: NF-0101-04

This position provides quality customer service to all eligible patrons. Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, Navy Exchange, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events.

Brief Description of Duties: This position is located at an installation Fleet and Family Support Center. The incumbent serves as the FFSC Counseling and Advocacy Services Supervisor. The incumbent provides leadership, direction, supervision, guidance, consultation, assistance and coordination for all aspects of counseling and advocacy services at the FFSC.Provides direct supervision/consultation and/or clinical oversight of clinical services where non-compliance with Navy credentialed supervision requirements may be in question. Supervises staff assigned to the FAR unit including, clinical counselors and educators. Organizes, sets and monitors workflow of the clinical unit. Ensures that required educational programs are conducted as outlined by instructions. Maintains records and statistical data for required reports. Analyzes, evaluates, and utilizes the data supplied by formal /informal needs assessments and surveys as a basis of planning new and improved family service programs.

Qualification Requirements: A Master’s Degree in social work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; or A Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or a Doctoral degree in Psychology or LPC. A current state license or certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical services as an independent practitioner. A minimum of two years full-time post masters supervised clinical experience in a clinical setting. A minimum of one year post Master’s clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of child abuse/neglect and/or spouse abuse. Knowledge of professional assessment and diagnosis of the individual and the family. In-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of social work or psychology, counseling techniques, and knowledge of Navy and civilian communities.

Conditions of Employment: Candidate must successfully complete a formal background check and maintain security suitability requirements. Regular and recurring work performed sitting at a desk and sitting in conferences and meetings. Work involves dealing with sensitive, controversial and emotional issues. Work requires ability to recognize and define family and individual problems, to independently reach accurate conclusion, make sound recommendations and decisions to provide appropriate conclusions. Occasional travel outside the local commuting area may be required. May be required to deliver services on-board vessels.

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with CNIC, if after November 22. CNIC will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of CNIC a legally required exception from this requirement.

Other Information: Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

Advancement Opportunities: Fleet & Family Readiness Programs is a worldwide enterprise as far-reaching as Europe & Japan with career opportunities in business, fitness, recreation, child care, hospitality management, housing, food services, or human services. Gain valuable experience and benefit from our mentoring and employee development programs. Where do you want to go today?

How to Apply: Interested applicants may apply via email at or on USAJobs: Mandatory documents required for this position include: Resume, Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306), High School Diploma/GED and other related documentation (i.e. College Transcripts/degree, CPR Cert, etc.). Active Duty Military Spouses: You may be eligible for spousal preference. Please complete Spousal Preference certification form (located on ) and submit with copy of spouse's orders. Both must be submitted at time of application to be considered for spousal preference.