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Overview

Closing Date:

2020-09-30

JOB OPPORTUNITY:
The County of Del Norte, Behavioral Health Branch is seeking a qualified candidate to fill one (1) vacancy for the
position of Behavioral Health Program Coordinator. This position is classified as permanent full-time. A standard
application is required. Resumes are encouraged, but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials.
Applications which are incomplete as of the final date to apply will be eliminated from consideration. Candidates who
meet all the minimum qualifications may be invited to an oral interview.
This recruitment will establish a list of candidates to be used in filling the vacancy as well as an eligibility list that may
be used for future vacancies or temporary help for up to one (1) year. Application will be accepted until 11:59pm
on September 30, 2020.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
The Behavioral Health Program Coordinator coordinates the County Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Prevention and
Treatment Program. Attends and monitors all specialty court proceedings related to both SUD and Mental Health
Court programs. Assures compliance with all applicable State, Federal and Grant guidelines as they relate to
Behavioral Health Operations. Assures compliance with all applicable state and federal guidelines as they relate to
the operation of prevention and treatment program. Administers the program by performing tasks such as
research, analysis, report writing, staff scheduling, etc. Represents the program at various local and regional
meetings involving matters pertinent to alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment services.
Determines the resources necessary to ensure appropriate and effective services. Monitors programs for
evaluation purposes and provides administrative support for ongoing quality assurance. Collects, analyzes and
maintains program data for the preparation and updating of various program operational reports as necessary for
compliance with state, federal and/or departmental guidelines. Plans, organizes and coordinates the work of
assigned staff including conducting yearly performance evaluation, providing training on an ongoing basis,
approving staff requests for time off and schedule changes, etc. Provides direct services and/or schedule coverage
for client services as needed. Works in conjunction with departmental staff in the preparation and presentation of
various community workshops regarding behavioral health treatment services. Participates and assists in the
planning, development and implementation of a school and community based behavioral health program.
Coordinates and oversees the FSP (Full Service Partner) application and approval process. Provides oversight to
the filing of all updates required by the State for individuals participating in the program. Performs additional
administrative duties as may be assigned or required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training and experience which would likely provide the
required knowledge and abilities may be considered qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities
would be:
Behavioral Health Program Coordinator:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in behavioral or social science, public health, or closely related field; and
Experience: Six (6) years’ experience as a counselor in an alcohol or other drug abuse treatment programs.
OR
Possession of a valid certification as an Alcohol and Other Drug/Substance Abuse Counselor; and a minimum
of four (4) years college course work in behavioral or social science, public health or a closely related field.
Desirable Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in behavioral or social science, public health or closely related field is highly desirable.

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Driver License Requirement:
Must have possession of and maintain a valid California Driver’s license or equivalent if a resident of Oregon.
Employees who drive on County business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid driver’s license for the
class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the County.

For a full detailed description of the job requirements visit our Job Descriptions Page.

JOB APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Carefully read recruitment flyer.
2. Download and fill out a standard Del Norte County application on our County Site.
3. Submit application before 11:59 pm on September 30, 2020.
4. Applications are required to be submitted by email to hrjobs@dnco.org, by fax (707) 465-1470 or by mail
Attention: Human Resources, 981 H Street, Suite 250, Crescent City CA 95531.
5. Candidates will be notified via phone or mail about their status within two weeks of the closing date as the
recruitment proceeds.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Bachelor's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check