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Licensed Addiction Counselor

Company: State of Montana
Location: Miles City
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

*LICENSED ADDICTION COUNSELOR* *PINE HILLS CORRECTIONAL FACILITY* *MILES CITY, MT* *MISSION -*Montana Department of Corrections is creating a safer Montana through Accountability, Rehabilitation and Empowerment. If you want to work making positive changes in the community the Montana Department of Corrections is the place for you! *JOB OVERVIEW -*//Pine Hills Correctional Facility (PHCF) is the state correctional treatment facility for adolescent and young adult males committed to the Department of Corrections by the court. PHCF provides clinical, nursing, education, recreation, group living and other services to treat the emotional, social and educational needs of these males. This position is responsible for substance abuse counseling to the juvenile and adult residents held at Pine Hills Correctional Facility including overseeing the individualized chemical dependency treatment plans, maintaining clinical records, providing individual and group counseling, and monitoring progress, Work is performed in a secure correctional facility setting. *QUALIFICATIONS -*Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, addiction counseling, chemical dependency counseling, or other behavioral sciences and at least 1-year of job-related experience. This position requires licensure as an addiction counselor (LAC). *REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS -*Resume, State of Montana Application /Applications missing required documentation will not be considered./ Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process, please make sure all attachments are marked as RELEVANT If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and reference checks will be conducted for this position. *BENEFITS -*Health, dental, vision & prescription coverage for self or dependents available from date of hire, 15 paid vacation days, 12 sick days & 10-11 paid holidays annually, and membership in Retirement system with state contribution (vesting applies). Employment with the state may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under PSLF. For more informationhttp://statecareers.mt.gov/Portals/103/StatewideBenefitsFlyer.pdf *NOTICES* *Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 -* Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjusted to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position. *Tobacco Free -*Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited. *The Montana Department of Corrections is an* *EOE*/*M*/*F*/*D*/*V*/*SO* (Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran, Sexual Orientation) Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, addiction counseling, chemical dependency counseling, or other behavioral sciences and at least 1-year of job-related experience. This position requires licensure as an addiction counselor (LAC). **Job:** **Community/Social Services* **Title:** *Licensed Addiction Counselor* **Location:** *Miles City* **Requisition ID:** *22141739*

Keywords: State of Montana, Billings , Licensed Addiction Counselor, Other , Miles City, Montana

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