Careers

NEW SIGN-ON BONUS FOR CLINICAL POSITIONS!  FCS is excited to offer a $500 sign-on bonus to newly hired clinical staff who successfully complete their probationary period; the bonus will be awarded at the six-month anniversary.  Additional longevity bonuses available at the one year ($500) and two year ($1,000) anniversaries!

Join our team of talented and dedicated healthcare professionals!

We are seeking clinicians with a strong knowledge of trauma recovery and experience working with children and families.

Click here to view current openings.

Family Counseling Services welcomes employment inquiries from individuals who have an interest in working in behavioral health care and prevention services. We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plan, and more. In many cases, employees are eligible for loan forgiveness programs.

Positions may become available at any time within our service area of Cortland and Madison counties. Skills, work experiences or education that are of particular interest to us include:

    • NY Licensed Master Social Worker
    • NY Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    • Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor
    • Volunteer Mentors for Youth

If you are interested in applying for one of our programs, please download our Employment Application, and submit your completed application, cover letter and resume to one of the following:

jobs@fcscortland.org

Fax: (607) 753-0286

Family Counseling Services
Attn: Human Resources
165 Main Street, Suite A
Cortland, NY 13045

Current Openings

Chemical Dependency Counselor/CASAC – Oneida

New Opportunity! We are seeking an experienced chemical dependency counselor to join our team of talented and dedicated healthcare professionals at our outpatient chemical dependency clinic in Oneida, NY. Duties: Provide counseling, individual and group sessions, assessments and case planning. One evening per week required. Preferred candidates: Qualified Health Professionals including LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, CASAC or other licensed professional. Experience preferred. Supervision provided. Full-time positions only. Competitive salary and benefits. Excellent benefits package.  Sign on bonus!

Chemical Dependency Counselor/CASAC – for Madison County Jail

New Opportunity!  We have a new full-time opportunity through our collaboration with the Madison County Jail and are seeking an experienced chemical dependency counselor to join our team of talented and dedicated healthcare professionals! Duties: Provide counseling, individual and group sessions, assessments and case planning. Provide transitional services and coordination as individuals move from incarceration to community living. Services will be provided at the jail facility. One evening per week in the clinic may required. Preferred candidates: Qualified Health Professionals including LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, CASAC or other licensed professional. Experience preferred. Supervision provided. Full-time position. Competitive salary and benefits. Great benefits package! Professional work environment.

Registered Nurse – Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic  – Binghamton

New Opportunity! We have a new position available for an experienced RN to provide nursing and case coordination services in our Binghamton NY clinic.  Duties include:  Health care coordination and education; maintain electronic case records; assist practitioners with clinical appointments including intake, vitals, medication refill support, pre-authorizations, administer injectable medications and treatment planning. Additional duties as required.  Preferred candidates: Licensed and currently registered to practice as RN in NYS.  Prefer experience in office /clinic setting and some behavioral healthcare. Able to pass all pre-employment background checks and screenings. Competitive salary and benefits.

Peer Recovery Specialist

Join our brand new mobile outreach team in Herkimer County! Full-time position providing community-based supports to individuals with substance use problems.  Candidates for this position will serve as role models, exhibit competency in understanding personal recovery and the use of relapse prevention and coping skills, will serve as client advocates and provide assistance linking people to services. Preference is given to those who are Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) as Certification is required within six months of hire. High School Graduate/Equivalency. An individual does not need to be in recovery him/herself, but must be able to confer empathy through lived experiences. One year of Health or Human Service experience preferred. Must possess a valid NYS Driver’s License and pass background clearance for use of agency vehicles. Supervision and training provided. Competitive salary and benefits. Professional work environment.

Behavioral Health Counselors – Binghamton and Cortland

We have opportunities for experienced behavioral health counselors for  full-time,12 month positions in our licensed mental health clinics in Binghamton and Cortland. Duties include: Individual and group based clinical work with children, adults and families. One evening per week; flexible scheduling. Competitive salary, great benefits and professional work environment. Supervision and additional training provided. Preferred Candidates: LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT or other licensed disciplines. Experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates. SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!

Substance Abuse/Addictions Counselor – Mobile Outreach – Cortland and Herkimer Counties

We are hiring for brand new mobile outreach teams in Cortland AND Herkimer counties!  We need an experienced and skilled counselor to provide community-based assessments, brief interventions, ongoing treatment and referrals as well as network with other community agencies. Supervision and additional training provided. Preferred Candidates: LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, CASAC or other licensed disciplines. Experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates. Competitive salary and benefits. SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!

School-Based Behavioral Health Counselor – Cortland and Broome Counties

Join our school-based team! Opportunity available for 10, 11, or 12 month positions in licensed mental health satellite clinics in Cortland County and Broome County. Duties include: Provide counseling, assessments and case planning for children and their family members. Supervision provided. Preferred candidates: LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT; must be licensed (or permit eligible) in NYS. Experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates. Competitive salary and benefits.  SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!

Psychiatrist – Cortland and Oneida

Opportunities are available in our licensed clinics located in Cortland and Oneida. Duties include: psychiatric assessments, medication management and staff consultations. Must be licensed and med certified in New York State. Experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefits with flexible scheduling.