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  • 513457
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Dec 7 2022 at 23:55 MST



The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry is dedicated to developing, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding the professional performance and growth by employees at all levels. The state is proudly served by over 9,000 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures, and proven programming opportunities for inmates. Join our team and help to proudly serve our community!


Job Location:


Inmate Programs & Reentry
Maricopa Reentry Center
24601 North 29th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85083

Posting Details:

Salary: $40,495.00 - $72,410.00

Grade: 20

Closing Date: 12/07/2022

Job Summary:

Do you have an extensive background as a Substance Abuse Counselor? Have you ever wanted to mentor and supervise a team of Substance Abuse Counselors? Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is looking for a Substance Abuse Clinical Supervisor (SACS). This position manages substance abuse counselors and ensures appropriate programming, reentry services, and treatment is provided at the Maricopa Reentry Center.

Job Duties:

- Assess counseling services and subordinate work
- Plans and coordinates meetings and trainings
- Manages staff scheduling
- Ensures counseling services are provided in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
- Provides clinical supervision and documentation signing
- Conducts clinical assessments and individual counseling sessions
- Facilitates substance abuse education classes and therapy groups
- Maintains clinical records and writes individual substance abuse treatment plans and relapse prevention plans
- Maintains, monitors, and assists with program databases, including Arizona Correctional Information System (ACIS)
- Prepares reports regarding programs
- Conducts quality control and improvement audits of programs and services
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Addiction and treatment practices and protocol
- Principles and practices of management supervision
- Counseling techniques
- Adult learning processes
- Computer usage and various software programs (Microsoft Office and Google suites)
- ADCRR policies and procedures
- Business English, grammar and spelling

Skill in:
- Organization and time management
- Verbal and written communication
- Building and maintaining interpersonal relationships
- Analytical thinking
- Active listening
- Counseling and interviewing
- Attention to detail/observation
- Collecting and maintaining accurate data and clinical records

Ability to:
- Manage and supervise a diverse group of professionals
- Mentor other counselors
- Deliver program curriculum to inmate participants in a classroom environment
- Interact professionally with inmates in a group setting, in one-on-one situations, and with security staff and the public
- Work in a prison environment
- Work independently with minimal supervision
- Maintain accurate documentation and records

Selective Preference(s):

- Master’s degree from an accredited school and three (3) or more years of progressively responsible managerial or supervisory experience
- Correctional experience or knowledge of ADCRR policies and procedures and ACIS

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Must be licensed in the State of Arizona as a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or a Psychologist. Must be certified as a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS).

Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation, a drug test, and a medical/physical examination.


We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Current ADC Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.