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Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant

State of Vermont | Bennington, VT

State of Vermont
General Information

This position, Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant (Job Opening #621934), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Cathy Vogel at cathy.vogel@vermont.gov.

This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days.   Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, the department may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Overview

We are seeking someone with strong skills and experience in community organizing & engaging community partners & stakeholders around substance abuse prevention. Program planning & consultation, presentations & training, and information & referral are additional services provided by the Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant. NOTE: This is not a direct service or clinical position.
We support a comprehensive approach to preventing and reducing alcohol & other drug use utilizing evidence-based interventions and services. We work with community partners to advance and implement policies to prevent and minimize the onset and recurrent threats of addiction. You are based in a small supportive office and work with an interdisciplinary public health prevention team for the Vermont Department of Health Bennington District Office and receive programmatic guidance from the Vermont Department of Health Alcohol & Drug Abuse Programs.
To view the full job description, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree AND BOTH one (1) year or more of experience in the substance abuse field AND one (1) year or more of experience acting as a community organizer/liaison.

OR

Master's degree in human services, education, social sciences, or public or business administration AND one (1) year or more of experience in the substance abuse field.

OR

Three (3) year or more of experience in the substance abuse field AND three (3) year or more of experience acting as a community organizer/liaison.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.  

 

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

* 80% State paid medical premium
* Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
* Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
* Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
* Work/Life balance:  Flexible schedules, 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
* Low cost group life insurance
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Incentive-based Wellness Program
* Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics?  Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

 

VDH Affirmative Recruitment

The VDH strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity. We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the populations we are dedicated to serving. To view the State of Vermont's

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
Job Code: 621934
Posted On: 11/04/17
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare, Professional Services
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
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Additional Contact Info

Phone: 885-828-6700

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