Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, plus two (2) years of experience in social work, employment counseling, group work, rehabilitation, counseling or related activities; or
2. A master’s degree or 30 credits of graduate study in sociology, psychology, vocational guidance, counseling, group work, rehabilitation or related fields, and one (1) year of experience as described above; or
3. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience. However, all candidates must have a baccalaureate degree or be certified as a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).
Requirements for Assignment Level II
For Assignment Level II, in addition to meeting the qualification requirements above, one (1) additional year of the experience described in “1” above is required.
Requirements for Assignment Level III
For Assignment Level III, in addition to meeting the qualification required above, two (2) additional years of the experience described in “1” above is required.
Knowledge of harm reduction practice and theory, including syringe exchange programming, access, and regulations
--Experience in health education training, knowledge of overdose prevention, HIV, Hepatitis C prevention and treatment, mental health, and substance use issues. Ability to engage drug users and their service providers in a non-judgmental manner
--Ability to engage with wide variety audience including community, addiction treatment professionals, staff at other city agencies
--Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills and attention to detail
--Flexible team player
--Sensitivity to people of various ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds, gender identities, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic conditions
--Microsoft Office proficiency
-- Ability to work independently and as part of a team and to multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume environment
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 265602.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer