Linkedin Youtube Instagram
Follow @CADTP

Job Opportunities

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.

Substance Use Disorder Counselor

Organization: Vista Hill

Posted On: April 2018

Pay / Hours: Full time, $16.50

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 possess an 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 population served.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Certifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services field and/or have Master’s degree in related field and State of California Alcohol and Drug certification.
  • 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.
  • Must have two years of experience working with alcohol and drug related issues/addiction.

Application / Contact Information:

Please complete the application packet located on our website to ensure a thorough review of your qualifications.