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Transitional Living Center Coordinator

Opening Date: January 6, 2022
Closing Date: January 21, 2022
Job Title: Transitional Living Center Coordinator
Salary/Wage: $20.71/hr.
Tribal Level: 17
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202203


The incumbent serves as the TLC Coordinator for the Transitional Living Centers (TLC). The incumbent shall be sensitive to the diversity of Indian cultures as well as have knowledge of the disease of alcoholism/substance use disorders.  The incumbent must be able to coordinate direct aftercare activities and recruit, train and coordinate volunteers.  The incumbent must be sensitive to gender specific and gender diversity needs and issue.  Work hours will be during the standard operating hours of CTSI Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.and may include some evening and weekend hours.


High School Diploma or GED with two years’ experience in a human service related capacity, OR – an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Must become certified within 18-months as a certified Counselor through the Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO). Upon successful completion of certification as a CADC I, incumbent will increase to a TL 18.0. Knowledge of: Group dynamics and demonstrated ability to facilitate and coordinate educational and process groups. State and Tribal guidelines. The field of addictions and recovery. Treatment of substance-related disorders including client evaluation and individual, group, family, and other counseling techniques; program policies and procedures for client case management and record keeping;  and accountability for recording information in the files assigned to them. Experience in: Planning and budgeting, data collection and reporting. Managing budgets and coordinating services to maximize financial resources. Ability to: Work with a wide variety of people, and communicate effectively with program staff, clients, and the community. Demonstrate cultural competency in direct service, within the organization, and in program planning and development. Network effectively with Tribal and community agencies and the multidisciplinary team. Facilitate and coordinate resident meetings, utilizing knowledge of group dynamics. Become licensed as a CADC I through MHACBO. Maintain their CADC I certification while in this position. Plan, budget, perform data collection, and reporting for both TLC’s. Other: Abstinence during employment in this capacity is essential to the overall effectiveness of the program. Individuals in recovery from the disease of alcoholism and/or from other drug dependence must affirm that previous employment performance has not been impaired by alcoholism/substance abuse over the past 2 years.  Must be able to pass a mandatory drug screening and background investigation. Must have first Aid and CPR or obtain within 90-days of hire. Must be able to work a varied schedule, which may include some evening and weekend hours. Must possess a valid Oregon State driver’s license, insurance and be eligible to drive a GSA vehicle. Must be able to adhere to confidentiality of information as defined in the CTSI Personnel Manual and federal law. Must adhere to state and federal child abuse reporting laws.


Conduct interviews, evaluations, and formulate diagnostic impressions. Prioritize treatment plan objectives that are individualized, current, and strengths-based, including services, activities, family participation, by documenting progress, and appropriate to address identified obstacles to recovery using ASAM Placement Criteria and Indian Health Services Standards (CDMIS). Establish and maintain up-to-date, accurate client case records and submit activity and service records according to ASAM and CDMIS. Enter client information into ReliaTrax or other electronic health records and/or state database. Design with the client the development of an individual, mental, physical, and recreational program; skill building for independent living; and referrals to self-help groups and other service delivery. Work with the Peer Recovery Mentors to assist clients in carrying out the individualized plan. Make referrals to services identified in the assessment, case plan, or other community resources as appropriate. Serve as an advocate for clientele in obtaining social, medical, educational, or vocational services. Assist individuals in aftercare planning and service delivery. Be a team member; assist in the continued development and implementation of an overall, comprehensive Behavioral Health program for the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians. To the extent of resources available and as clinically indicated, shall provide clients with information regarding prevention; education and referrals to community and tribal services; and various private, civic, local or governmental agencies/groups. Communicate and coordinate with treatment counselors for Siletz tribal members to integrate them into the TLC after residential treatment. Continuously improve the business processes used in the department and the electronic data system so that it meets the needs of the department to ensure accurate health care service reporting and billing. Collaborate with Prevention and Mental Health staff to provide early intervention and facilitate activities with youth and the general population from within the community. Provide individual and group skill building for independent living, physical, and recreational activities. Oversee the dispensing of controlled medication (determined by the Medical Director of SCHC) as needed. Maintain up-to-date client records according to Indian Health Service, state, and program standards. Participate with treatment team to support progress in Individual Services and Support Plans including in weekly staff meetings to discuss clients or other issues at the TLC.  Collect, observe, and enter UAs as needed. Interview and provide intakes for individuals applying for residency at the Women’s Tribal TLC. Coordinate medical supervision in utilizing medical therapeutic regimes for TLC residents. Develop and monitor program budget, goals, and objectives. Supervise residents in following house rules. Train, schedule, and supervises volunteers and staff for maximum coverage at the TLC. Prepare and complete program reports, including input of data into tribal and/or state software systems, as appropriate. Supervise residents in following house rules. Assign and monitor household maintenance activities. Assist in efforts to secure additional funding. Call for outside assistance as needed (counselor, program director, police, medics, etc.). Lead weekly house meetings with TLC Aides. Other duties, as assigned.


All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time, it will be, decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a Tribal “Application for Employment Form”, found here: Employment Application
Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.


If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders

Send Applications To

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380

Fax number: 855-573-1032
Human Resources: 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274

Conditions of Employment

The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.

The Tribe’s Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.