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Job Board: Clinical Social Worker - Hamilton County

Jefferson County Public Health Director

Position Clinical Social Worker (Mental Health/Substance Abuse) MHSA

Organization: Department of Community Services

Location: Indian Lake, NY

Salary: $62,792 - $80,091

Date Posted:

Contact Hamilton County Personnel

PO Box 174, Court House
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108
518) 548-6375

Job Info


Clinical Social Worker (Mental Health and Substance Abuse) MHSA

There is an immediate opening for a Clinical Social Worker available at the Department of Community Services in Indian Lake.

Starting salary ranges from $62,792 - $80,091. This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package.


This is a professional position involving the provision of mental health and substance abuse services to individuals served by the county’s mental health and substance abuse program at its clinic locations in Indian Lake, Lake Pleasant and within school settings throughout the county.


Candidate chosen for the position will be given a provisional appointment, must take a civil service examination, and be in the top three scores to retain position.


Minimum Qualifications:

A.) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Master’s Degree in Social Work;

B.) Possession of license as a “licensed master social worker” issued by the New York State Department of Education at time of application.


NOTE: The minimum qualifications for this position are mandated under Article 154 of New York State Education Law.


Special Requirement:

Must posses a valid New York State driver’s license at time of employment and demonstrate their ability to meet the transportation needs of the job.


Proof of minimum qualifications are required at the time of application.


For more information or an application, please contact:

Hamilton County Personnel

PO Box 174, Court House

Lake Pleasant, NY 12108

(518) 548-6375



*Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Salary Range: $93,545 - $120,294 per year.

Excellent fringe benefits include:
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Flex Spending Account
  • NYS Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Paid Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • And more!
A master’s degree in public health or a related field* from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university that demonstrates the core competencies of a public health education (Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, and social and Behavior Sciences) AND two years of administrative experience in a health-related organization or government agency that demonstrates that the candidate possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to administer public health programs including workforce and budget management, effective communication, effective establishment and implementation of policy or business goals, and compliance with legal requirements.
*Related fields include public health nursing, health administration, community health education or environmental health.

1. All appointments to the position of public health director and the appointment and arrangements for the medical consultant are subject to the approval of the State Commissioner of Health.
2. Candidates who do not meet the education or experience requirements of this section may be conditionally approved for an appointment of two years by the State Commissioner of Health with an opportunity for two additional one-year conditional renewals. Final approval of these candidates shall be contingent on satisfactory progress in meeting a public health education or experience plan developed in conjunction with and approved by the State Commissioner of Health.

Apply Today!
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, first review of applications will be September 8, 2023.

Apply online on our Employment Portal: 

Or send a paper application and resume to: Jefferson County Dept. of Human Resources, 175 Arsenal St. Watertown, NY 13601.

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