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Title: Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) III, Full Time
Location: FDL Human Services
Supervisor: Program Supervisor
Closing Date: August 5, 2021
Salary: $24.00 - $27.60 per hour


General Summary:

ADC III will provide direct outpatient drug and alcohol counseling to clients of the Fond du Lac Human Services co-occurring outpatient chemical dependency programs as an integral member of a multidisciplinary treatment team; and while assisting the program supervisor with all aspects of program operations.

Position Responsibilies:

  • May conduct State of Minnesota Rule 25 Assessments, authorizing chemical dependency treatment.
  • Provide treatment planning per Fond du Lac Ordinance and the 12 core functions of counseling.
  • Provide screening for and work with clients with a dual diagnosis of chemical dependency and mental health problems.
  • Perform one to one counseling, conduct education groups and provide group support for Program clients and their families.
  • Provide follow-up services for individual clients transitioning into the Fond du Lac Human Services Outpatient Treatment Program.
  • Develop and provide appropriate educational materials for staff and community.
  • Participate on the client’s treatment team and collaborate with the treatment team members to promote the client’s recovery plan.
  • Provide clinical supervision as directed by program supervisor or department coordinator for ADC I and II.
  • Submit required reports to all appropriate parties.
  • Appropriate work attire is required.
  • Must attend all mandatory department trainings.
  • Ensures confidentiality of financial records and all records for employees, band members and/or clients.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • State Licensed ADC or equivalent or eligible for Fond du Lac Reservation Tribal Licensure.
  • Must have a four year degree in Human Services, Chemical Dependency or equivalent and completed an 880 hour internship.
  • Must obtain a Fond du Lac Reservation ADC III license within 6 months of hire.
  • Must be CPR certified; if not currently certified must become CPR certified within 6 months of hire is required and must maintain CPR certification for duration of employment.
  • Must complete Fond du Lac NARCAN training within 6 months of hire.
  • If chemically dependent, must be free of use for at least two (2) years and able to document length of sobriety, and continued sobriety is required.
  • Ability to maintain healthy boundaries with clients.
  • Must document competence in screening for and working with clients with mental health problems, through education, training, and experience.
  • One-year of group and counseling experience required.
  • 12 hours in clinical and ethical supervision training preferred for supervision of ADC I and II.
  • Knowledge of computer applications to include word processing, Access, Excel and Microsoft Outlook is required.
  • Operations may consist of shift work; seven days a week and on holidays.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Travel is required.

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefit plan, which includes medical, dental, retirement, optional life insurance, optional disability coverage and more. For detailed information please click here.



APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720


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