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SUPERVISOR, SUBSTANCE ABUSE in Golden Valley, AZ at GEO Secure Services

Date Posted: 11/9/2022

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Job Description


Pay: $66,144.00 Annually

Bonus (if applicable):


Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.


This position supervises the staff and activities within the facility’s substance abuse program.  Typical duties of this position including supervising the work of the Substance Abuse Counselors, planning, coordinating, and implementing substance abuse counseling activities, and coordinating with other departments, divisions, agencies, and community organizations to ensure the maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises the overall success of all functions and responsibilities in the Substance Abuse program. Supervises all substance abuse work through the Substance Abuse Counselors.  Performs and participates in the annual evaluation process of the Substance Abuse Counselor.  Participates in any disciplinary processes, if necessary.
  • Trains, mentors, and guides the Substance Abuse Counselors to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the program.
  • Interviews, screens, and evaluates inmates for potential program participation; provides substance abuse counseling and educational services; and implements follow-up and aftercare programs.
  • Compiles data and submits reports, related documentations; maintains offender records to include assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, discharge summaries, and discharge plans; and disseminates information on resources for follow-up treatment.
  • Provides technical assistance and maintains inmate records and documents pertaining to the services provided, to include, an inmates attendance, progress, and additional needs.
  • Performs moderately complex work involving the care and custody of inmates. Maintains security and order among inmates within the facility.  Responsible for preventing escape and maintaining discipline in conformance with strict rules, regulations, and standard operating procedures.   
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a chemical dependency field.
  • Three (3) years full-time, wage-earning experience in substance abuse treatment. One (1) year previous experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Licensed as an Associate or Independent Substance Abuse Counselor in Arizona.
  • Knowledge of agency and departmental organizational structure, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Skill to interpret and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Skill to communicate ideas and instructions clearly and concisely.
  • Skill to plan, organize, and assign the work of others.
  • Skill to prepare and maintain accurate records, files, and reports.
  • Skill to coordinate with other staff, officials, departments, agencies, organizations, and the public.