Under general supervision provides evaluation/assessment and information, referral services and crisis intervention; perform community educational services and a variety of related tasks that promote and enhance the City’s community policing efforts.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in social work, sociology, psychology or a related field, plus four (4) years experience in counseling, social work or crisis intervention. Master's degree preferred. Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License.
This is a safety sensitive position and requires a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and random drug/alcohol testing. Position requires: Background check.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Crisis Intervention techniques
Discharge or exit planning which involves connection to social services beneficial
Principles and practices of the criminal justice system
Principles and practices interviewing victims process
Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers
Operational demands of a social service agency
New Mexico mental health laws
Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations
Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques
Communicate and deal effectively with clients in crises situations, civic groups and the general public
Participate and complete tasks in a teamwork environment
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions and identify project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals
Prepare clear and concise reports
Use spreadsheets and databases
Communicate clearly and concisely
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including a variety of City and other government officials, community groups, and the general public
TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.
NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.
VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.