BerkeleyRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Berkeley jobs

Mental Health Clinical Supervisor

Company: City of Berkeley, CA
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Salary : $106,215.82 - $135,871.34 Annually

Location : Berkeley, CA

Job Type: Career

Job Number: 2022-07-1138

Department: HHCS Health

Opening Date: 07/04/2022

Closing Date: Continuous


is a small city with a big reputation. At just ten square miles of land and seven square miles of water, Berkeley is famous around the globe as a center for academic achievement, scientific exploration, free speech, and the arts, and home to over 50 parks, a top-ranked university, and the largest public marina in the San Francisco Bay.

As an employer, the City of Berkeley offers all the benefits of a career in the public sector while fostering diversity, creativity, and innovation. Join a team of high-caliber, experienced staff with a shared mission of serving the Berkeley community and promoting an accessible, safe, healthy, environmentally-sound and culturally-rich city.

The City of Berkeley invites you to apply for the position of Mental Health Clinical Supervisor in the Health, Housing & Community Services Department! In this role, you will supervise the day-to-day operation of a unit within the Mental Health Division (Children's System of Care, Adult System of Care, or Crisis and Assessment Unit) or the Aging Services Division (Social Services Unit). In addition to providing clinical and administrative supervision to professional staff, you will have the opportunity to supervise trainees who represent the next generation of behavioral health clinicians. You will also provide direct services or consultations for more complex cases.

See the full job class specification here:


A typical way of gaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position is a Master's degree and three (3) years of full-time post-licensure experience as a health professional in a mental health agency. Experience as a lead in a mental health clinic is desirable.

Other requirements include California licensure as a Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist or Psychologist. Must maintain license in good standing over the course of employment.

When driving on City business, the incumbent is required to maintain a valid California driver's license as well as a satisfactory driving record.


Applicants must submit a completed application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Please note that resumes are not a substitute for a completed application.

The exam process will include, but is not limited to:

  • Application review for minimum qualifications and required documents

    Tests may consist of any combination of written, oral or other exercises or assessment procedures that test content and may include, but are not necessarily limited to, typing, math, reading, writing and analytical skills; problem solving ability; computer and software proficiency, or any other job-related knowledge, skill, ability or qualification. The examination process and dates are subject to change. The City may, without notice, change or eliminate any assessment component as needs dictate. Applicants passing all examination phases will have their names placed on an employment eligible list that hiring departments will use to conduct final selection interviews.

    Reasonable Accommodations: The City is committed to making reasonable accommodations in the examination process and in the work environment. Individuals requesting reasonable accommodations in the examination process must submit a request in writing to at the time of application.


    Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City will undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of educational credentials and degrees, licenses including driver's license, registrations, certificates, other credentials, credit check, criminal history check, and Live Scan fingerprinting.


    The City of Berkeley is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All employment actions shall be administered regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, veterans' status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.


    All City employees are required to provide services as Disaster Service Workers in the event of an emergency/disaster.

    Benefited employees receive a myriad of financial and other , including CalPERS pension and other retirement plans, medical and dental coverage, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more.

    Benefit-eligible employees include those with a regular work schedule of at least 20 hours per week. Employees working less than 30 hours per week may receive pro-rated benefits.

    City employees are included in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). The retirement formula is either 2% at age 62 (PEPRA members) or 2.7% at age 55 (Classic members).

    Deferred Compensation
    The City offers voluntary 457 deferred compensation plans with CalPERS or Empower. Employees may contribute up to the IRS maximum on a pre-tax basis.

    Medical Plans
    Employees can choose coverage under Kaiser HMO or Sutter Health Plus HMO. The City contributes up to the full family premium for the Kaiser plan, or up to 99% of the full family premium for the Sutter Health Plus plan. Employees who have medical coverage under another group plan may choose to waive City-provided medical coverage and receive a monthly stipend.

    Dental Plan
    The City provides group dental benefits through Delta Dental of California. The City contributes up to the family coverage for the plan, which covers 90% of the dental charges up to $3,000 annually per person. Orthodontic benefits are offered at a $3,000 lifetime maximum per person. Employees who have dental coverage under another group plan may choose to waive City-provided dental coverage and receive a monthly stipend.

    Life Insurance
    The City provides employees with a $50,000 Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment policy. Employees have the option to purchase additional term life insurance up to a maximum of $300,000.

    Sick Leave
    Employees earn one day of paid sick leave per month.

    New employees accrue 80 hours of vacation annually, with an increase to 120 hours annually after 3 or 4 years of service, depending on eligibility for Administrative Leave (see ).

    14 paid holidays and 3 floating holidays annually



    Do you possess a Master's Degree OR Doctoral Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychiatric Nursing, or another Marriage and Family Therapy eligible discipline?
    • Yes
    • No


      Do you possess a valid license as a Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Psychologist, provided by the State of California? If so, please provide your License number (you may be required to show proof at a later date). (Type N/A if you do not possess any of these licenses).


      How many years of full-time post-licensure experience do you possess as a health professional in a mental health agency?
      • Less than 3 years
      • 3 years but less than 4 years
      • 4 years but less than 5 years
      • 5 years but less than 6 years
      • 6 years or more


        Please describe your experience working with adults who have a serious mental illness.
        • none or n/a
        • Less than one year
        • 1-3 years
        • More than 3 years


          How many years of experience do you have providing services to children and/or youth who have a serious emotional disturbance?
          • none or n/a
          • Less than one year
          • 1-3 year
          • More than 3 years


            How many years of experience do you have providing crisis services?
            • None or N/A
            • Less than one year
            • 1-3 years
            • More than 3 years


              How many years of experience do you have providing services chronically unhoused individuals?
              • None or N/A
              • Less than 1 year
              • 1-3 years
              • More than 3 years


                I acknowledge that I have reviewed my responses to the supplemental questionnaire for completeness and accuracy.
                • Yes

                  Required Question

Keywords: City of Berkeley, CA, Berkeley , Mental Health Clinical Supervisor, Healthcare , Berkeley, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Berkeley RSS job feeds