Chemical Dependency Counselor

Grand Portage Chemical Dependency Counselor

Counsels and aids individuals and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse, and any other job related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).

BA or BS degree in counseling, psychology or a closely related field from an accredited four year college or university; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have knowledge of Chemical Dependency Consolidated Treatment fund and Rule 25 criteria for inpatient treatment. Must be certified as a Chemical Dependency Counselor, 30 hours of state accredited Rule 25 assessment training. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable with Grand Portage Reservation auto insurance. Must be chemically free for minimum of three years and remain chemically free while employed. Must be able to keep all information strictly confidential.

**Some of Grand Portage Reservation's benefits for full time employees are, 12 holidays, two weeks paid vacation, accruing at 3 hours per pay period, the first year of employment. After completing 90-days of full time employment you will be eligible for premium free fully insured single/family health benefits. After completing six months of full time employment you will be eligible for $15,000 Term Life Insurance and Long Term Disability. After a year of employment you may become eligible for a 401K retirement plan, deferring up to 100% with Reservation match of 2%.

Must clear background investigation for minimum standards of Character & Suitability for employment under the Indian Child Protection & Family Violence Prevention Act of 1990, Pub 101-630.

Contact Grand Portage Human Resources for application forms: or 218-475-2808 or 877-797-2791

More information about the position, please feel free to contact Roger, Human Services Director, 218-475-2172.

DATE: 06/10/2014 03:22pm