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Correctional Substance Abuse Counselor

Are you looking to grow your career with the State of Connecticut? If so, take a look at this great opportunity below!


***Certification/License are required***

The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) is recruiting Correctional Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC) for our Addiction Services Unit located within our Manson Youth Institution in Cheshire, CT.


In addition, the State puts an emphasis on:

  • Providing limitless opportunities;
  • Hiring for diversity and fresh perspectives;
  • Performing meaningful work and;
  • Encouraging a healthy work/life balance!


  • This recruitment will be used to fill positions in correctional facilities located throughout the State at various locations (listed below) on first shift or second shift (7:45 AM - 3:00 PM with one late day 12:45 PM - 7:00 PM, OR 2:00 PM-9:00 PM Monday - Friday):
  • Shift differentials are available for second shift hours.
  • The immediate need is to fill a full-time position, second shift, 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 36.25 hours per week, scheduled Monday - Friday, located in our Addiction Services Unit within our Manson Youth Institution in Cheshire, CT.
  • The CSAC position independently performs a full range of tasks in the provision of specialized individual or group substance abuse counseling services to offenders.
  • Selected candidates will be required to attend a 14 week hazardous duty training at the Maloney Center for Training & Staff Development located in Cheshire, CT.


The Department of Correction shall strive to be a leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered reentry initiatives to support responsive evidence based practices geared toward supporting reintegration and reducing recidivism under the Department's supervision. Safety and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility, coinciding with an unwavering respect for the human dignity of staff, victims, citizens and offenders.