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LCDC Substance Abuse Counselor II

Location: Burnet, TX
Job ID: 46499
Facility: Corrections

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Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors: Come be a part of a team that makes a real difference! At the Ellen Halbert Unit in Burnet, TX, our philosophy of caring about others, giving back, and making a social impact are the foundation of all we do. We are looking for compassionate and dedicated individuals who are interested in helping us with our mission of providing necessary support to members of an at-risk population that need your help on their road back to a healthy, productive life.

Our counselors perform highly complex substance abuse counseling work involving 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.

Position requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. 
  • Two years of 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) or current valid certification as a Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals or current qualifying credential to conduct counseling in a treatment environment.
  • A valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.


Benefits: 

MTC’s caring philosophy defines its commitment to providing its employees and family members with quality and competitive benefit options that address health and wellness needs. We understand and accept our responsibility to deliver the information and tools necessary to allow each employee to make informed decisions on health, wellness, financial security, retirement, and many other benefits.

MTC offers a variety of benefits to assist employees in balancing their personal and professional lives, such as:

  • 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
  • Sick leave and vacation (or PTO, varies by location)
  • Holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Civic duty and military leave
  • Travel insurance
  • Education assistance

In addition to the benefits listed above, MTC also provides its employees with its BIONIC (Believe it or Not I Care) Wellness Program. This free program features a wide range of tools, resources, and communication to address employee wellness from a mental, emotional, and physical perspective. Key components of the program include:

  • Access to a comprehensive wellness website, including a personal health assessment, exercise and nutrition planners, and online education and courses.
  • Personal health coaching to help improve nutrition, exercise, stress management, and other health and wellness topics.
  • Tobacco cessation program that includes telephonic coaching, nicotine replacement therapy, and additional educational material.
  • Newsletters, video features, and other communications to address employee health and wellness.

 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.
  • Must maintain valid license or certification for continued employment in position.

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