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Please Note: CADTP provides the following employment opportunity notices solely as a service to the AOD counseling field and is not responsible for the hiring process or results thereof.

SUD Counselor

Organization: Vista Hill

Posted On: January 2019

Pay / Hours: Starting at $16.50 per hour

Location: San Diego, CA

Job Description:

The SUD Counselor is responsible for conducting individual session and the development of treatment/recovery program. Counselors provide clients with the ability to recover from substance abuse addiction. Facilitates AOD, Educational and recovery groups as well as maintain individual progress notes and documentation. Counselor is also responsible for conducting random drug testing and documentation and will provide counseling to clients in a non-residential mental health or substance abuse program.


  • Must have two years of experience working with alcohol and drug related issues/addiction. 
  • Must possess and in-depth knowledge of substance abuse treatment methodologies and diagnostic techniques, familiarity with San Diego substance abuse services system. 
  • Must have experience working with high risk adult parole/ probation population.
  • Must be able to work with culturally diverse population.
  • Must be free of parole/probation for at least one year and pass pre-employment background check and drug screening. Must have a valid California driver's license and a clean driving record.
  • Must be available to work schedules that may include day; evening and weekends to best meet the needs of the population served.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Certifications / Requirements:

  • Must be a certified chemical dependency counselor or working toward a recognized State of California Alcohol and Drug certification; CAADAC, CASS or similar professional certificate. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services field and/or have a Master's degree in related field & State of California Alcohol and Drug certification.

Application / Contact Information:

Please complete the application packet at to ensure a thorough review of your qualifications.

Company Contact: Valerie Belloso
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 858-514-5166
Company Address: 8910 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123