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Substance Abuse Counselor II

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Location: Bryan, TX
Job ID: 54228
Facility: Hamilton Pre Release

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Overview

Pay: $22.00 per hour. 

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is now hiring substance abuse treatment professionals at the J. W. Hamilton Unit located in Bryan, Texas. At Hamilton, our foundation is based upon the philosophies of caring about others, giving back and making a social impact. We provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping SAFP clients gain the treatment necessary for success upon release. In addition to competitive wages and an opportunity to impact lives, MTC team members enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • 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. Instruct offenders and maintain records for the DWI program. Duties involve planning, coordinating, and implementing the DWI program; Coordinating with other departments to ensure the maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation. 

DWI certification preferred. If no current certification, we will pay for one, but must be willing to obtain. 

Essential Functions

  1. Provide instruction to the offenders for the DWI program.
  2. Interviews, screens, and evaluates offenders for potential program participation.
  3. Maintains offender records and other records regarding services provided to include workload statistics; and compiles data and submits reports and related documentation as appropriate.
  4. Possess good communication skills and have demonstrated instructional ability.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements

Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED.  Two (2) 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) or current certification as a certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) as approved by the Texas certification board of addiction professionals or a current qualifying credential to conduct counseling in a treatment environment. Must hold a current CPR certification and maintain a Valid driver’s 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. 

 

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.

 

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