0922 Manager I, Director of Forensic/Justice Involved BHS
Director of Forensic/Justice Involved Behavioral Health Services
|Date Opened||12/29/2017 8:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||1/19/2018 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$101,140.00 - $129,116.00/year|
|Job Type||Permanent PBT|
0922 MANAGER I
Director of Forensic/Justice Involved Behavioral Health Services
This position may close any time, but no earlier than January 12, 2018.
This is a Position-Based Test conducted in accordance with CSC Rule 111A.
Position Description: As a member of the Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Leadership Team, the Director of Forensic/Justice Involved Behavioral Health Services will oversee and/or provide day-to-day management of multiple behavioral health programs, which include a civil service staffing of about 30 FTE persons. The Director works closely with community based organizations and criminal justice partners to ensure that individuals who are currently involved with/have a history of involvement with the criminal justice system are able to access appropriate levels of care and receive needed services accordingly. The position promotes wellness recovery through the use of best practices in client/consumer engagement and works to implement evidence based interventions in provision of services. This position requires working with multiple agencies to prioritize and implement San Francisco Department Public Health (SFDPH) and City-wide initiatives in an effort to ensure that behavioral health needs are appropriately addressed in a coordinated manner. Important scope and function of this position pertains to the coordination of community forensic efforts geared towards the re-entry of vulnerable forensic/justice involved populations into community care. Further, given the nature of this position, the Director will be responsible for responding to media inquiries as directed by the SFDPH Communications Director and will represent SFDPH in a number of different Forensic Forums.
- Manages staff and professional development;
- Directs policy development and program planning;
- Develops program deliverables and evaluates activities;
- Leads in strategic planning and engages with various stakeholders;
- Manages a multi-million dollar budget;
- Manages operations of multiple BHS programs; AND
Compensation and Benefits: The normal annual salary range is $101,140 to $129,116. Appointment above the maximum of the normal range may be considered based on documented and substantiated recruitment and retention issues or exceptional skills. A special approval process is necessary for appointment above the normal salary range.
In addition to a competitive salary, the City and County of San Francisco offers flexible benefit plans with pre-tax elections which include: medical and dental insurance; retirement plan; deferred compensation plan; Social Security; long-term disability plan; life insurance; management training program; eleven (11) paid holidays annually; five (5) floating holidays; depending on years of service, ten (10), fifteen (15), or twenty (20) vacation days annually; and may earn up to 100 hours paid administrative leave annually.
1) Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in psychology, or social work from an accredited college or university; AND
2) Three (3) years (equivalent to 6000 hours) of work experience managing programs, developing policies, and developing budgets.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.
- Valid/active licensure with California State Boards as a Psychologist (i.e. Doctorate Psychology (PhD/PsyD), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)
- Three (3) years of demonstrated experience working with vulnerable and criminal justice involved populations
- Master's or Doctorate degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work
- Demonstrated knowledge of both the community behavioral health and forensic systems of care
- Strong knowledge of California criminal justice system standards and regulations
- Experience supervising professionals
Verification of Experience: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#verification
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
Verification of Education: If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
How To Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
- Select the desired job announcement
- Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
- Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
- Follow instructions on the screen
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Karrie Johnson, by telephone at 415-554-2919, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supervisory Test Battery: (Weight: 40%)
Candidates will be invited to participate in a computer-based examination designed to measure competencies in job-related areas which may include but not be limited to: Problem Solving; Leadership; Decision Making; Interpersonal skill; Human Resources Management; Team Building; Communication & Conflict Management. For more information about this Supervisory Test (and a suggested reading list) please visit: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=325
A passing score must be achieved on the Supervisory Test Battery in order to continue in the selection process.
This is a standardized examination, and, therefore, test questions and answers are not available for public inspection or review.
Scores attained on the Supervisory Test Battery will be valid and 'banked' for three years, starting from the date of the examination. This means that, during this three-year time period, you will not be required to take the Supervisory Test Battery. The Supervisory Test Battery may be used for many other classes; therefore your test score may be applied to one or more of these classes if you choose to apply to future recruitments. If the selection process for the future announcement is held within one year of the date of this examination and it includes the Supervisory Test Battery, your score will be automatically applied to that announcement, However, after one year, you have the option to either (a) apply your test score to the other announcement or (b) re-take the Supervisory Test Battery. Re-testing is permitted no sooner than one year from the date of the examination and only in association with your eligibility for another announcement for which the Supervisory Test Battery is used. Please note that, should you re-test, your re-test score would become your official score since it is the most recent.
Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation (Weight: 60%)
Applicants will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online application process. All applicants must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire and it must be submitted with the application by the final filing deadline. The information provided on the Supplemental Questionnaire must be consistent with the information on the application and is subject to verification.
The Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation is designed to measure knowledge, skills, and/or abilities in job-related areas which may include, but not be limited to:
• Technical Knowledge: Knowledge of program planning, policy development and budget oversight. Practical knowledge in the frameworks of Behavioral Health Care and public health service delivery. Familiarity with best practices for forensics and justice involved programs and services. Knowledge of the principles of wellness and recovery, and other DPH concepts, as it pertains to accessing and providing client care. Knowledge of the Mental Health Plan.
• Administrative Knowledge: Knowledge of administrative policies and procedures. Broad understanding of the criminal justice system at local and state levels. Knowledge of California law and regulations pertaining to justice involved clients. Ability to hold programs accountable following the County’s Mental Health Plan Contract with the State.
•Analysis/Decision Making: Ability to analyze, synthesize and evaluate information in order to make decisions, solve problems and plan.
• Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work effectively with individuals and groups; deal tactfully and effectively with personnel at all levels and the general public.
• Leadership/Supervision Skills: Ability to effectively support personnel; effectively organize and assign work; train employees, provide guidance, and direction to others and follow-up to ensure completion; counsel and motivate subordinates.
• Oral Communication Skills: Ability to speak clearly and present information in an organized fashion; listen carefully and talk with people from diverse backgrounds. Ability to engage and lead a variety of stakeholders at high-profile community meetings, including community-based organizations, law enforcement, state officials, Community Corrections and the collaborative courts.
• Written Communication Skills: Ability to comprehend and interpret written and verbal information; Written communication- prepare reports, memos, correspondence and other documents that are clear and well written; accurately complete forms, logs and other documents.
The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of the List. Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.
Eligible List: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#eligiblelists
The eligible list resulting from this examination is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.
The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be of six (6) months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.
Upon approval of the Human Resource Director (see Civil Service Rule 111A.26.5), the eligible list resulting from this announcement may be used by other departments that also use this classification or a similar classification. To find other Departments which use this classification, please see http://www.sfdhr.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentID=21246. Search that document by title or job code to see which departments use the classification
As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
- Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
Valid licensure/certification/registration as a requirement to perform the job must be kept current throughout length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure/certification/registration may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.
Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR): The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.
Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing.
Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a FaceFitting Respirator.
Medical Examination/Drug Testing:
Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, a medical examination and/or drug test.
Terms of Announcement: General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures can be found at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.
The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 111A.35.1. The standard for the review of such appeals is ‘abuse of discretion’ or ‘no rational basis’ for establishing the position description, the minimum qualifications and/or the certification rule. Appeals must include a written statement of the item(s) being contested and the specific reason(s) why the cited item(s) constitute(s) abuse of discretion by the Human Resources Director. Appeals must be submitted directly to the Executive Officer of the Civil Service Commission within five business days of the announcement issuance date.
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures can be found at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20
Copies of Application Documents: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#copies
Right to Work: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#identification
Information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities
Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at:
Information regarding Seniority Credit can be found at:
Exam Type: CPE
Issued: December 29, 2017
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PBT-0922-081763
DPH/KJ/415-554-2919 MCCP: 81-270
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.