Company Name:

Bureau of Medicine and Surgery


Pensacola, Florida

Approximate Salary:

$113,000 Per Year

Job Category:

Clinical Child Psychology

Work Setting:

Government Agency

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:


Date Posted:

February 4, 2019

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Clinical Psychologist (Children/Adolescents)


This position is located at the Mental Health Department in the Naval Hospital, Pensacola Florida. The selectee performs a full range of duties within clinical psychology specialization, in accordance with standard and generally accepted theories, techniques, methods and practices of the field of child and adolescent psychology. The selectee assumes full responsibility for the soundness and validity of recommendations, reports and psychological treatment services.

Salary Range:  $87,252 - $113,428 per year


  • You will serve as a consultant to referring and treating professionals, groups, agencies, and individuals in the area of clinical child and adolescent psychology
  • You will provide ongoing clinical evaluation and treatment planning consultation to multi-disciplinary professional groups and agencies
  • You will provide program management and supervision for a full range of psycho-diagnostic testing
  • You will serve as a consultant to other staff members in the administration of psychological testing

Travel Required

  • Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position
  • Relocation expenses reimbursed - Yes Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations.

Conditions Of Employment

Must be a US Citizen Must be determined suitable for federal employment Must participate in the direct deposit pay program New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326 You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty.

Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing. You will be required to meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment. Seasonal Influenza vaccination required


This announcement uses the Health Care expedited hiring authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.

APPLY NOW! This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of 02/22/2019 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Depending on staffing needs a second cut-off date may be used.

Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology.

In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of clinical psychologist experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

  • Independently evaluating, diagnosing and assessing children and adolescent disorders, i.e., autism, children/adolescents traumatized by sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, etc
  • Applying psychological theories, principles to explain, or justify psychological diagnoses, conclusions, findings or treatment recommendations

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: This position has selective placement factors that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factors are:

  1. Possession of a permanent, full and unrestricted clinical psychologist license issued by a state, District of Columbia,the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States
  2. Completion of 1-year American Psychological Association (APA) accredited clinical internship; OR completion of 1-year clinical internship NOT American Psychological Association (APA) accredited, but you completed an APA- accredited postdoctoral residency or fellowship or have attained board certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP); OR previous employment as a Clinical Psychologist commissioned/employed in the Navy prior to March 27, 2015 and has completed 1-year clinical internship training program NOT American Psychological Association (APA) accredited


For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information visit:

Additional information

  • This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program
  • Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement
  • A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments
  • Overtime may be required
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires
  • A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee
  • A relocation incentive may be authorized
  • If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center
  • Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:

In addition to meeting all minimum qualification and eligibility requirements, ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one who possesses the competencies and experience to perform the duties of the position successfully with orientation to learn/understand the activities, procedures, policies and processes. Demonstrated work experience in the occupation is typically qualifying for placement. This criterion cannot be met by education and training.

For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:

Background checks and security clearance required.

Drug testing required.

How to Apply: Please visit and follow the instruction under the How to Apply tab.

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Friday, March 15, 2019.

You must apply through the link mentioned above. We are unable to accept applications submitted through or via email.

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