The Senior Psychologist is responsible for completing
court-ordered psychological evaluations of clients referred from
the Circuit Court/Family Division regarding abuse/neglect and
delinquency matters. Makes recommendations to judges and referees
to ensure that appropriate, individualized placement, treatment
planning, and other relevant services are provided. Performs a
variety of liaison and consulting services to attorneys, hearing
officers, casework staff, and other court personnel to assist with
treatment planning and other court-related matters. Provides expert
testimony as needed. Utilizes current Countywide and
or/department-specific software to complete evaluations.
Applications will be rejected if the following information is
not provided at the time of application:
Transcript with award date and/or Psychologist License
Thoroughly documented work history The application is incomplete in
At the time of application, the applicant must:
a. Possess a full license as a Psychologist from the Michigan
Department of Community Health;
b. Possess a Ph.D. and a limited Doctoral license as a
Psychologist from the Michigan Department of Community Health.
NOTE: An applicant who possesses a license as a psychologist
from a state other than Michigan may be certified for appointment
and, if offered the position, must apply for Michigan licensure.
Employment, while receipt of license is pending, will be under the
supervision of a licensed psychologist. Successful completion of
the six-month probationary period is contingent upon receipt of the
appropriate licensure from the Michigan Department of Community
Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or
chauffeur's license. Out of Country driver's license holders will
be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan
driver's license before the hire date.
Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical,
established for this classification.
Successfully complete the six-month probationary period.
You are required to include your work experience in the Work
Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have
previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your
work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying.
Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review
the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the
minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience
question; and note that only related work experience will be
considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history
section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week
pertaining to the minimum qualifications.
If you have completed education higher than a high school
diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial
transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date
awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in
a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will
not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide
this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must
be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of
Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html).
This documentation must be attached to your application if you are
certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED. NOTE:
This section is used for TRANSCRIPTS ONLY. Other documents such as
references, cover letter, resume, etc are prohibited and will not
be reviewed. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be
required. Special Requirements
Employees of this class must maintain limited licensure as a
Clinical Psychologist as issued by the Michigan Department of
Must maintain a valid driver's or chauffeur's license.