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Occ. Code 8113600





New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard




The one position in this class coordinates communication among alcohol treatment programming for uniformed staff throughout the Department of Correctional Services (DOCS).  The incumbent has the primary responsibility for acting as a communication link between regional treatment coordinators; acting as a referral agent providing basic information about program alternatives; and making formal referrals.


This position is classified at DOCS.  All incumbents at DOCS assist in the total care and confinement of inmates, sentenced to the custody of the Department and perform various duties and functions in conjunction with the overall operation of a facility and/or location to which they are assigned.




ALCOHOL RECOVERY PROGRAM AIDE: full performance level and may supervise; responsible for the overall coordination of communication among treatment programming professionals; programming specifically targeted toward alcohol treatment for uniformed staff at DOCS.




Correction Officers (Alcohol Recovery Program) serve as regional coordinators of alcohol treatment programming for uniformed staff at DOCS.  Specifically, incumbents have regional responsibility to develop alcohol treatment programming policy and procedure; determine budgetary needs for programming; develop training modules; and conduct program review/evaluation.




Act as a coordination link between regional treatment coordinators and triage problems.






Maintain records and assist in composition of correspondence.




This position is exempt.  Please contact the appointing authority for more information regarding qualifications for this position.



Date:  8/09


NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.