Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Training Specialist 1 (Addictions), G-18

Occupation Group

Human Resources and Training

Salary Information

Starting Salary

$61, 270

Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Training Specialist 1 Addictions
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Training Specialist 1 Addictions 18 $61,270 $77,912
Training Specialist 2 Addictions 23 $79,325 $100,342
Assoc Dir Training 1 Addictions 61 $85,712 $108,342

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Training Specialists (Addictions) designs and develops curricula and training materials and presents training on a wide variety of topics and programs using targeted training methods, equipment, and media; and may supervise paraprofessional positions involved in the delivery of instruction to employees. Incumbents provide instruction in more generalized courses, including supervisory and administrative practices, and courses designed to address unique agency needs and requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree in addictions and substance use, addictions studies, behavioral health/science, chemical dependence administration, chemical dependency counseling, children and family studies, community health, community psychology, counseling, creative arts therapy, criminal Justice, education, health administration, health education, health science, healthcare administration, hospital administration, human development, human services, marriage and family therapy, medicine, mental health counseling, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, psychoanalysis, psychology, public health, recreation therapy, rehabilitation counseling, social work, sociology, special education, speech communication, speech/language pathology, substance abuse counseling, therapeutic recreation, vocational counseling AND two years of professional experience in the direct preparation and delivery of training to the addictions and/or human services professionals. Experience must include developing and revising curricula related to the prevention and/or treatment of substance use disorders or the recovery from a substance use disorder. Qualifying experience must have been exclusively or predominately in the areas of prevention, treatment, or recovery from substance use disorders.

NOTE: Mainstream classroom teaching or clinical groups counseling is NOT considered qualifying.

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted