Mental Health Treatment Manager



POSITION TITLE:               Mental Health Treatment Manager

SALARY RANGE:                 45,000.00-60,000.00

CLOSING DATE:                 Tuesday, May 30, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.  


The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking qualified sworn or non-sworn applicants for the position of Mental Health Treatment Manager to assist with developing in house Behavioral and Mental Health Program for inmates at the Walton County Jail.


* Applicant must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) at the time of hire.

* Applicant must have a minimum of five years (5) of clinical experience

* Applicant must have a minimum of three years (3) of supervisory experience

* Preference will be given to applicants with previous Correction’s experience


Assist in developing, implementing and administering substance abuse and mental health treatment programs

Assist in developing and monitoring clinical protocols for substance abuse and mental health treatment programs

Completes assessments, treatment plans and therapy as appropriate to the position


Knowledge of the DSM-IV

Ability to accurately assess patient presentation in order to diagnosis and individualized treatment plan

Knowledge of range counseling and therapeutic techniques

Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work with difficulty individuals in a correctional setting

Ability to work under stressful conditions


External Applicants: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a Walton County Sheriff’s Office Application. Application and instructions are available online via the Agency’s website:


External Applicants will be required to successfully complete:

-Background investigation which includes but is not limited to:  criminal history, driving history, credit check, and previous employment verification.

-Polygraph Examination

-Pre-employment Drug Screen (including nicotine panel)

As part of the selection process applicants for consideration will be required to participate in an oral interview process.

The Walton County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace. If you need an accommodation because of a disability in order to participate in the application/selection process, please notify the Hiring Authority or Human Resources in advance. Preference shall be given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295, Florida Statues. Applicants claiming preference must submit a Form DD-214.

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