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Job Listings

THE VACANCY:

Drug & Alcohol Prevention Specialist
Pay Range 35: 37.5 hours;
$28,459 / yearly     $1,094.58 / bi-weekly

Drug & Alcohol Prevention Specialist Trainee
Pay Range 33:  37.5 hours;
$26,236 / yearly     $1,009.08 / bi-weekly

THE LOCATION: Prevention Department, Emporium & St Marys, PA

THE DUTIES: See attached job description

THE REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of current developments in the drug and alcohol field.
Knowledge of problems in the schools and community in relation to drug and alcohol consumption.
Knowledge of school district organizational structure, curriculum, policies and practices.
Knowledge of community organizations and their function relative to drug and alcohol related problems.
Knowledge of health impacts relating to drug and alcohol consumption.
Knowledge of the alcohol highway safety laws and their application.
Ability to gather data in order to compose advertising and educational literature and deliver speeches on drug and alcohol topics.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with the general public.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

One year as a Drug and Alcohol Prevention Specialist Trainee.
or
A bachelor’s degree in health education, education, the social or behavioral sciences and 1 (one) year of experience in drug and alcohol prevention work.

Any interested applicant should contact Krystal Meade, Administrative Assistant, at (814) 642-2910 by 4:00 P.M., Monday, December 11, 2017.

THE VACANCY:
Drug & Alcohol Case Management Specialist
Pay Range 35: $28,459 (37.5 hours)

THE LOCATION:   St Marys, PA

THE DUTIES: See attached job description

THE REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of social casework principles and methods.
Knowledge of addiction as a disease and its treatment.
Knowledge of current social, economic and health problems and available resources.
Knowledge of treatment facilities and human service agencies providing services to alcohol and other drug clients.
Knowledge of assessment practices.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with clients from various cultures and social economic backgrounds.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to interpret regulations, policies and procedures and apply them accordingly.
Ability to work with persons who have physical, mental or emotional disabilities or who are economically disadvantaged or involved with the criminal justice system.
Ability to plan and organize work, prepare records and reports, set priorities, and maintain a caseload in an effective and timely manger with minimal supervision.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other members of the staff, outside agencies and institutions, and the general public.
Ability to advocate effectively on behalf of the client.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
One year as a Drug and Alcohol Case Management Specialist Trainee;

Or: A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Dependency, Sociology, Social Welfare, Psychology, Nursing or a related field; and one year direct service experience performing counseling or case management work in alcohol or other drug treatment setting;

Or: A bachelor’s degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 18 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, criminal justice or other related social sciences; and one year direct service experience performing counseling or case management work in alcohol or other drug treatment setting.

Or: Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Any interested applicant should contact Krystal Meade, Administrative Assistant at (814) 642-2910 by 4:00 P.M., Monday, December 11, 2017.

 

THE VACANCY:
Community Based Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist
Pay Range 35:  $29,911 annually (37.5 hours)  $1,150.41 biweekly

THE LOCATION:
St Marys, Port Allegany, or Bradford, PA  (flexible)

THE DUTIES:
See attached job description

THE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to learn the drug and alcohol abusing subculture.
  • Ability to learn crisis intervention methods; individual, family, group and marital counseling techniques; and techniques for modifying behavior.
  • Ability to read and understand office guidelines and office forms, such as, liability forms, insurance forms, staffing forms, and consent forms.
  • Ability to learn to conduct individual, group, family and marital counseling sessions.
  • Ability to learn to write and update treatment plans, admission and discharge summaries, daily progress notes, monthly reports, form letters, and correspondence relating to specific clients.
  • Ability to learn to assess level of client dependency on substances, progress in treatment, and environmental factors influencing client.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

A Bachelor’s degree with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in human services) or other behavioral science and two (2) years of clinical experience in a health or human service agency.

Resumes are being accepted until 4:00 p.m. Monday, December 4, 2017.

THE VACANCY:
Clerk/Typist II
Pay Range 27:  $18,878 annual / 37.5 hours per week  ($726.08 biweekly)

THE LOCATION:
Coudersport, PA

THE DUTIES:
See attached Job Description below.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation at a level equivalent to that used in writing or adjusting written materials normally consisting of simple sentence structures, one and two syllable words, and punctuation marks for word, number, and sentence separation.

Knowledge of the required care and maintenance of a computer.

Knowledge with Microsoft Office, Word, Access, and Outlook programs.

Knowledge of standard office procedures, practices, conduct, and actions necessary in maintaining harmonious working relationships.

Knowledge of the types, organization, and use of standard office files, logs, forms, and letter formats.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions which explains multifaceted procedures.

Ability to perform within processing procedures which involve an understanding of multiple aspects and application of varied standards.

Ability to proofread information for conformance with a prescribed pattern or form, to assure the adherence to clerical office methods, or for compliance with specific administrative or procedural rules.

Ability to transfer information and present it in a modified form according to rules and procedures.

Ability to collect and organize material for reports by determining what available information should be included and presenting the information in a prescribed, organized format.

Ability to compose straightforward informational correspondence such as transmittals or acknowledgements in reply to requests or questions on the work process or related information.

Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations.

Ability to instruct and advise clerical employees on methods and procedures used in the work area.

Ability to organize work and develop effective work method as in an area which involves variable phases of different techniques and procedures.

Ability to make duty oriented decisions on the basis of well-defined standards and precedents.

Ability to operate office and mail processing machines such as the adding machine, photocopier, computer, postage meter, and instruct other of their use.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

Six months as a Clerk/Typist I and educational development to the level of eighth grade; or completion of a high school business curriculum; or any equivalent experience and training which provided the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

THE VACANCY:
Recovery Support Specialist
Pay Range 27:  $10,073 (20 hours)   ($9.69 hourly)

THE LOCATION:
Bradford, PA

THE DUTIES:
See attached job description

THE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of the purpose, goals and objectives of the drug and alcohol recovery process.
  • Knowledge of drug and alcohol recovery support program practices and community resources.
  • Knowledge of the drug and alcohol services delivery system.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to demonstrate assertiveness.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

A minimum of 18 months of lived recovery experience in a continuous manner.  Full certification as a drug and alcohol recovery support specialist by a statewide certification body which is a member of a National certification body or certification by another state government’s substance abuse certification board preferred.

Resumes are being accepted until 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 20, 2017.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, Inc. provides DDAP approved in-house trainings that will be reflected under our “Calendar” tab.  To register for training please call 814-362-6517.