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Substance Abuse Counselor Intern

Company: mtc
Location: Lockhart
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

This position's starting payis $17.00/hour.Whatever your reasons for wanting to help otherswith their substance abuse challenges, the Gregory S. Coleman Unithas a home foryou. -At Gregory S. ColemanUnit -located inLockhart, Texas,our foundation is based upon the philosophies of caring aboutothers, giving back and making a social impact. We provide a safeand secure working environment for our staff while helping anat-risk population receive the treatment necessary for success ontheir road back to a healthy, productivelife. -Education andExperiencerequires: Graduationfrom an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. Must have a current letter ofregistration as a Counselor Intern from the Texas Department ofState Health Services (DSHS),OR Currentvalid certification as Certified Criminal Justice ProfessionalApplicant Status (CCJP-A) as approved by the Texas CertificationBoard of Addiction Professionals. Selected applicants mustobtain the Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) license orthe Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) certificationwithin five (5) years from the date of their registration as aCounselor Intern or CCJP-A. Must sign a Credential ContingencyAgreement that will remain in effect only until the initiallyestablished expiration date. Failure to comply with thiscontingency statement will result in separation from employment.Credential Contingency Agreements will not be extended or renewedas a result of an employee's separation from employment oracceptance of another position.Valid driver's license in the state of Texas with anacceptable driving record required, unless waived bymanagement. -Our MTC Team MemberBenefitsInclude:Medical, dental and vision, and prescriptiondrug benefitsLifeinsuranceAccidental death and dismembermentinsuranceShort-term and long-term disabilitybenefits401(k) retirementplan Employee assistanceprogramPaid time off(PTO)PaidholidaysBereavementleaveCivic duty and militaryleaveEducationassistanceOne free meal per workdayPositionSummary:Reports to the substance abusecounselor II. Performs moderately complex substance abusecounseling work within Substance Abuse Felony Punishment facility(SAFPF)/In-Prison Therapeutic Community (IPTC) programs. Work involves planning, coordinating,and implementing substance abuse counseling activities; andcoordinating with other departments to ensure the maximumutilization of resources available for chemical dependencytreatment and rehabilitation in compliance with Management &Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice(TDCJ)directives.Post Hire Requirementsinclude:Must successfully complete annual in-servicetraining requirements to include physical agility testing and passan annual background check, which must be approved byTDCJ. -#ZR#TALENT

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