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Chugachmiut is an equal opportunity employer, and in accordance with Federal civil rights law and Chugachmiut policies, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, and political beliefs. However, as a tribal organization, Chugachmiut applies Native Preference under P.L. 93-638. Certification must be attached to application for preference consideration.

Addictions Clinician – Anchorage, AK

Location:  Anchorage, AK                      
Salary: DOE
Number of Positions: One                                                       
Opening Date: October 21, 2020   
Closing Date: Open until filled

The Addictions Clinician position is one position performing two essential duties (Addictions Counselor and Youth Addictions Counselor) and is located in the Community & Family Services Division under the supervision of the Behavioral Health Director and works collaboratively with other Health Services staff to provide comprehensive, holistic behavioral health services primarily with families with youth and experiencing addictions.   


  • A Masters’ degree in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, or a related field is required.
  • Five years’ work experience with two of those five years should be in cross-cultural service delivery is preferred, with preference given to service delivery in rural areas, with Alaska Native/American Indian people.
  • Must have or be eligible and/or working towards State of Alaska Licensure in the respective field. Chugachmiut can choose to temporarily waive the requirement for licensure for one calendar year.  In the case that licensure is not obtained within one year, Chugachmiut will (1) reconsider the offer of employment, (2) will review the status of the application for State licensure at that time, and (3) will determine whether or not to revoke the waiver, thus potentially ending employment with Chugachmiut.
  • CDC I or CDC II required within the first two years of employment.

Work Hours:
Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch. Chugachmiut maintains a non-smoking and drug & alcohol free work environment. 

Full benefits paid: health, Rx, dental, paid half dependent coverage, short and long term disability, life, 12 paid holidays. Personal leave: 1st -3rd years 20 days per year, 4th year 26 days per year, 5th year 29.5 days per year. Retirement: 401(a) Pension Plan 8% by employer & 403 (b) TDA & Roth contributions, a subsidized gym membership, among many other benefits.

Moving Expenses: Up to $1,800.00 for legitimate moving expenses per IRS regulations, for additional information on moving expenses please visit the following:  https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p521.pdf

Resumes not accompanied by Chugachmiut’s Application for Employment will not be accepted. Applications & position descriptions may be obtained by contacting Chugachmiut on-line at www.chugachmiut.org or by phone (907) 562-4155.

E-mail your application to: Employment@Chugachmiut.org         

Mail or fax to:                     
Attn: Human Resources
1840 Bragaw Street, Suite 110
Anchorage AK  99508-3463
Fax: 907-743-0644

Chugachmiut participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with the Form I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the United States once a candidate is hired. If E-Verify cannot confirm authorization to work, written instructions will be provided and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security or Social Security Administration for resolution.

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.  Other functions may be assigned and management may, with or without notice, add or change the duties at any time. Employees are employed “at will”.

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