Clinician Assistant (Peer Specialist)

City of Portsmouth, VA Portsmouth, VA
Job Description

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Additional Information

Full time employees for the City of Portsmouth will be enrolled in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS). Please be aware that participation in VRS includes a mandatory 5% contribution.



The Department of Human Resources Management will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of your application as a part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.

Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive or check your email-box in a timely manner.

Application Special Instructions

An Associate's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Education or a related human services field. Requires 1-2 years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Applicants must upload a copy of their college or university transcripts.

An acceptable general background check to include a local and state criminal history check and sex offender registry check.

A valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

Requires Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification.

Individuals in this position cannot be listed as having a founded child abuse or neglect complaint.

In the event of a declared emergency in the City of Portsmouth, individuals in this position are required to work shelter duty and may be called on to perform duties as required to provide for the safety and care of the citizens of the community.