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Senior Substance Abuse Counselor

Location: Lockhart, TX
Job ID: 46381
Facility: Corrections

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The starting pay for this position is $23.08/hour

Make a difference in people’s lives by joining a company with values that match your own.


Management & Training Corporation is hiring a Senior Substance Abuse Couselor at Gregory S. Coleman Unit, located in Lockhart, Texas.

At the Gregory S. Coleman Unit our foundation is based upon the philosophy of Believe It Or Not I Care (B.I.O.N.I.C.).  We provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping an at-risk population receive the tools necessary for success on their road back to a healthy, productive life

  • Medical, vision, and prescription drug benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Civic duty and military leave
  • Travel insurance
  • Education assistance

Job Summary

Directly supervises the substance abuse counselor I & IIs. Work involves planning, coordinating and implementing substance abuse counseling activities and coordinating with other departments to ensure the maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation in compliance with MTC & TDCJ. 

Education and Experience Requirements

Four (4) years of full time wage earning experience in substance abuse treatment. Current licensure as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor by the Texas Department of State of Health Services.

  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council of Higher Education (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE). Major Course work in Criminal Justices, Behavioral Science or a related field.
  • Four (4) years full-time, wage-earning experience in substance abuse treatment or substance abuse education.
  • Current valid license as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).
  • A valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Post Hire Requirements

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and pass an annual background check, both of which must be approved by Texas Department of Criminal Justice. 

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