This position is that of a clinical psychologist and is located in the Family Court Social Services Division of the District of Columbia Superior Court. The clinical psychologist functions in a forensic environment to administer a series of standard psychological and educational tests to determine intellectual, educational and personality functioning and to diagnose, using the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), for a population ranging in age from approximately 8 to 18 and adults serving in a care-taking capacity for pre and post adjudicated youth. Psychologist with training in neuropsychological assessment and research backgrounds are also encouraged to apply.The incumbent is an energetic, optimistic professional who enjoys working with a diverse group of Court personnel and customers and lives the DC Courts’ values of Accountability, Excellence, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, and Transparency.First-time appointees to positions covered under federal law enforcement officer retirement provisions must not have reached their 37th birthday at the time of appointment. Applicants 37 or over who have previous federal law enforcement officer experience under the Civil Service Retirement System or the Federal Employees' Retirement System and who have either a subsequent break in service or intervening service in a non-federal law enforcement officer position may have their previous federal law enforcement officer experience subtracted from their age to determine whether they meet the maximum age requirement (Application of the previous federal law enforcement provision only applies to those considered federal law enforcement officers and have paid into either Civil Service Retirement System or the Federal Employees' Retirement System, all other law enforcement (state or municipal not paid into either retirement system) will not be considered eligible.).
Thursday, May 18, 2017