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Job Title:  SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR 2

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR 2 - 60029359
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89701

Requisition Id:  10596

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR 2 - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Division: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

Business Unit: HR-CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 33 

Salary Range: $47,188.80 - $69,739.20 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: ADRIAN L FOSTER 

Phone:  702 486-2911 

Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

 

Substance Abuse Counselors perform professional duties in areas of screening, assessment, case management, education, and treatment of clients and perform related administrative duties and recordkeeping in accordance with the standards and requirements of the Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors.

This is position is for a Substance Abuse Counselor 2, at the Warms Springs Correctional Center (WSCC), located in Carson City Nevada. 

Incumbents perform initial intake of clients; review personal history file and court documents; conduct interviews and explain counseling programs; gather information and evaluate personality traits; evaluate the extent of drug and alcohol addiction. Conduct individualized and group counseling sessions; determine goals and time tables for treatment; discuss progress with clients; document behavior and attitude in relation to treatment goals and objectives. Plan, develop, organize and conduct alcohol and drug abuse classes; provide in-service training to institutional staff.  Prepare statistical documentation showing the number of clients assigned to substance abuse programs; compile, classify and store data for future research and analysis. 

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0//

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certification as an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors.

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

 

Special Requirements

  • This position is required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Licensure as a Certified Counselor or Licensed Counselor from the Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • This position requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

 


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno