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Recruitment #24-000717-0001





MDH, Allegany County Health Department, Cumberland, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the Program Director of Outpatient Addictions Program of the Allegany County Health Department.  It is responsible for providing vision, direction, management, and oversight to all staff and functions of the program and oversight of all budgets within the program.

Job duties include:

  • In collaboration with the Director of Behavioral Health, the Medical Deputy Health Officer and the Health Officer, this position renders decisions on program administrative issues including personnel actions, utilization of resources and review of policies and procedures.
  • Directly planning, coordinating, evaluating and supervising the work of all professional staff.
  • Responsibility for various treatment grants and management of collections.
  • Ensuring that all services provided meet the highest standards of quality.


Qualified candidates must possess a current license as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) or a Certified Associate Counselor - Alcohol and Drug (CAC-AD) from the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists, 5 years of experience working with substance abuse disorders, including at least 2 years of supervisory or managerial experience.  Applicants must also be a Maryland board approved A/D supervisor.


Preferred candidates should possess the following:

  • Knowledge of dual diagnosis issues (mental health and addictions)
  • Knowledge of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD)
  • Experience with writing and monitoring grants performance standards


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.


The Maryland Department of Health offers the following benefits:

  • Meaningful Work
  • Excellent Health Benefits Package, including Medical, Vision, Prescription and Dental
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Reduced Child and Health Care)
  • Generous Leave Benefits (6 Personal Days, 12 Regular Holidays, Annual Leave, 15 Sick Days)
  • Retirement
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Flexible Work Schedules (where applicable)
  • Free Mass Transit (Baltimore metro area)

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Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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