County of Cumberland
790 E. Commerce St. Bridgeton, N.J. 08302 856-453-2121
June 24, 2015
Substance Abuse Counselor 1
Department of Corrections
Provisional, Pending Civil Service Procedures
Starting Salary: $39,836
Duties: Under direction of a Supervising Substance Abuse Counselor or other supervisory official in a state department or other agency, acts as a case consultant or supervises work of subordinate counselors and does varied tasks involved in assisting clients to make satisfactory social/emotional adjustments; may act as supervisor in a small clinic; does other related duties.
Requirements: Applicants must possess a certificate as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), issued by the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners, New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Department of Law and Public Safety. Applicants who possess the credential as a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) are considered to have met the above certification requirement.
Two (2) years of experience in counseling or social work having responsibility for gathering and
analyzing social or health information from clients, determination of their needs and planning and
carrying out of a treatment plan geared to needs of individual clients, one (1) year of which shall
have included experience with persons addicted to drugs or alcohol in a narcotic or alcohol treatment, prevention, and/or rehabilitation program.
Possession of the credential of a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) is preferred.
Hours: Typical work shifts are during the daytime shifts, Monday through Friday. However, occasional night and weekend hours may be required.
Note: Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing that includes drug screenings and criminal background checks.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Reneewh@co.cumberland.nj.us or fax to 856-453-9501.
Application deadline is July 9, 2015.
The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.