Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/18/17
Applications Due: 01/08/18
Vacancy ID: 46161

Position Information

AgencyCorrections and Community Supervision, Department of

TitleAlcohol and Substance Abuse Program Assistant

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $44564 to $56888 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Dutchess

Street Address Green Haven Correctional Facility

594 Route 216

City Stormville


Zip Code12582

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Must take and pass a Civil Service exam in order to maintain position. Must have either; current certification as a New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC); OR a current certification as a New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor Trainee (CASAC-T) and one year post certification qualifying experience; OR three years of qualifying experience. An Associate's Degree (or higher) in an **approved area may be substituted for two years experience. Which consists of professional or paraprofessional experience in a program whose primary mission is alcohol and/or substance abuse treatment. Your experience must include all of the following functions: Individual or group counseling, intake/assessment, treatment planning, case work, consultation and the development of substance use disorder diagnostic impression. **Approved Associate's or higher degree areas for this exam are: Anthropology, Audiology, Child Development/Family Relations, Community Mental Health, Chemical Dependence Administration, Correctional Study, Counseling/Guidance, Criminal Justice, Education, Gerontology, Health Administration, Health Education, Human Services, Nursing, Nutrition, Pastoral Counseling, Psychology, Public Justice, Rehabilitation Counseling, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Speech Pathology, Therapy, and Vocational Counseling.

Duties Description Provide ongoing treatment services to offenders with problems of alcohol or substance abuse. Develop findings and conclusions based on admission and comprehensive evaluation; establish a substance abuse/dependence diagnostic impression; develop and implement a person-centered treatment plan for each offender; evaluate and document the level and quality of participation and progression and provide services to ensure a successful treatment. You would be responsible for all mandatory treatment recording.

Additional Comments Location Pay: $1513.00 per year

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Cathleen Selber

Telephone 845-221-2711

Fax 845-227-3552

Email Address


Street Green Haven Correctional Facility

594 Route 216

City Stormville

State NY

Zip Code 12582


Notes on ApplyingPlease email resume and cover letter.