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 90 day probationary period. 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

Prevention Specialist

New Opportunity! Love kids and want to provide programming to empower our youth? Cortland Prevention Resources, a division of Family Counseling Services, is seeking a Prevention Specialist to join our team in Cortland, New York. Duties: Provide programming to educate the community and schools about the risk and protective factors associated with addiction, substance abuse and related social problems . Together with the Prevention staff, establish, coordinate and implement Evidence Based Programming working with youth of all ages in schools and in the Cortland County community. Promote supportive communities and healthy development for children, adolescents and young adults. Full-time position. Some non-traditional, evening and week-end hours are required. Driver’s license and dependable transportation essential. Regular travel within Cortland County is expected and regional travel 2-3 times per year may be required.Great benefits and professional work environment! Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field with two years’ experience working in school setting with elementary students preferred. Associate degree in related field with minimum of two years’ experience working in school setting with elementary students considered. Good communication and organizational skills a must. Supervision provided. Competitive salary and benefits.

Peer Support Specialist for Mobile Outreach Team – Cortland and Herkimer Counties

NEW OPPORTUNITY! We are hiring for brand new mobile outreach teams in Cortland AND Herkimer Counties! We are seeking skilled Peer Specialists to provide 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. Preferred Candidates: 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.

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

NEW OPPORTUNITY! 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!

Behavioral Health Counselor – Trauma Specific Treatment – Cortland

We’re looking for the right person to join our specialized team. We have an opportunity for a full-time, 12 month position in our licensed mental health clinic in Cortland for a clinician with experience providing trauma specific treatment. Duties include: Individual and group based clinical work with children and families, preference given for experience providing trauma specific care to children. One evening per week; flexible scheduling. Supervision and additional training provided. Competitive salary and benefits. Preferred candidates: LCSW and other licensed disciplines having experience providing trauma-specific treatment. SIGN-ON BONUS!

Program Supervisor – Chemical Dependency Clinic – Oneida

We are seeking a skilled and experienced substance abuse counselor to serve as the Program supervisor in our OASAS licensed chemical dependence outpatient clinic in Oneida, NY. Duties: Individual clinical and administrative supervision of a team of substance abuse counselors. Provide counseling, individual and group sessions, assessments and case planning for partial caseload. One evening per week required. Preferred candidates: Qualified Health Professionals including LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, CASAC or other licensed professional having experience providing direct clinical and administrative supervision to counseling staff. Training opportunities. Competitive salary and benefits. Professional work environment. SIGN-ON BONUS!

School-Based Behavioral Health Counselor – Cortland

Join our school-based team! Opportunity available for 12 month position in licensed mental health satellite clinics in Cortland 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!

Chemical Dependence Counselor – CASAC – Binghamton

Positions available in our new licensed outpatient chemical dependence clinic in Binghamton, NY! Duties include: Provide counseling, individual and group sessions, assessments, toxicology screening and case planning. Supervision provided. Some evening hours required. Preferred candidates: Qualified Health Professionals, including CASAC, LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT.  Experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates. Supervision provided. 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.