Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details
Training Specialist 1 (Addictions), G-18
Human Resources and Training
Career Ladder Information
|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.
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.
Agencies with this Title
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