Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-1824


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR I


Alcohol and Drug Services,
Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Job # 13-1824

$45,137 to $60,183  (Grade S20)
 
Description:

New Generations.
Dynamic counselor needed for an innovative substance abuse/co-occurring (substance abuse/mental health) residential treatment program for women and children. Exciting opportunity for hands-on clinical experience, professional development and potential for advancement in a progressive Fairfax County agency. This counselor position provides day, evening and overnight coverage. Duties include monitoring clients with substance use or co-occurring disorders, medication administration, documenting in electronic health record, and crisis management.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field.

 

Special
Requirements:

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer. Valid motor vehicle driver's license.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Previous experience in substance abuse treatment or mental health settings.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview and written exercise.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

11/1/2013

 

Date Posted:

10/19/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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