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ALCOHOL AND DRUG SUPERVISED COUNSELOR

Recruitment #21-001561-0004

GRADE

ASTD13

LOCATION OF POSITION

Garrett Children’s Center
164 Freedom Lane
Lonaconing, MD 21539 

Backbone Mountain Youth Center
124 Camp 4 Rd,
Swanton, MD 21561 

Main Purpose of Job

This is a full performance level of work, certified by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists at the Associate degree level. The CSC provides a full range of counseling for substance use clients, with the least complex problems as defined by standard treatment criteria, under general supervision from a clinical supervisor, approved by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. Performs other related duties. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations 10.58.07, candidates must be certified by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists as a Certified Supervised Counselor-Alcohol and Drug.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Certified Supervised Counselors-Alcohol and Drug.

Experience: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Certified Supervised Counselors-Alcohol and Drug.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Six months providing counseling to at risk youth with substance use disorders by using intervention, treatment and rehabilitation

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations 10.58.07, candidates appointed to positions in this classification must be eligible for and obtain certification by the Board of Professional Counselors as a Certified Supervised Counselor-Alcohol and Drug prior to permanent appointment.  

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle.  Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

2. Employees in this classification perform the work in a Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) or a Maryland State certified addictions program.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position.  Therefore it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related experience and education.  Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.  This list will be used by the DJS hiring agency to select employees.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  However, if you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.  If you choose fax or regular mail you must include on each page of the attachment your first and last name, recruitment number that is located at the top of this bulletin and the last 4 digits of your social security number.  The paper application must be received at the address below by 5 pm: close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmark will be accepted.  Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. 
  Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
  Office of Human Resources
  217 E Redwood Street 
  Baltimore, MD  21202
  Attn:  Shavonne Holman 
  Fax number:  410-333-4188
  TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please, contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.careers@maryland.gov.  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin. 

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies. 

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments. 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. 

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.