18-28 On-Call Addictions Counselor

Umatilla County
Job Description


POSITION: On-Call Addictions Counselor
POSITION #: 18-28
DEPARTMENT: Human Services
SALARY: $20.35/Hour (to start) – Plus Excellent Benefits
CLOSING: Open Until Filled

To provide direct service to persons with substance use disorders engaged in treatment. Services will be delivered during the day, evenings and may include coverage in the absence of another counselor. Services include individual and group counseling delivered at Umatilla County Human Services sites located in Pendleton, Hermiston and/or Milton-Freewater.

Associate I Earned High School Diploma or GED and two (2) or more years of formal training or experience in counseling and demonstrate competence in the treatment of drugs of abuse and gambling.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
  • ACCBO certified or in process of attaining CADC status.
  • Demonstrated understanding of addiction and the dynamics of recovery.
  • Must feel comfortable facilitating individual and group treatment.
  • Continued sobriety of 2 years or more, as appropriate, if in recovery.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

Use of Umatilla County application is MANDATORY. Anyone who qualifies for Veterans’ Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435; please include proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application. Any applicant with a disability who needs reasonable accommodation in any step of the application or hiring process to assist or to demonstrate qualifications or to perform the essential functions of the job for which the applicant is applying should inform the Human Resources Department. This job announcement is not intended to serve as a comprehensive job description. Blank applications and a complete job description can be obtained on our website at www.umatillacounty.net or the Human Resources Office, Room 108. Applications will be accepted by hand delivery, mail, fax, or email to hr@umatillacounty.net. 
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