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Title:  EAP Counselor - Part-Time

Application Deadline Date:  02/03/2019
Req ID:  652
Department:  Disabilities Aging & Independent Living

Rutland, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.04


Join the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) team to ensure healthy workplaces. The EAP Counselor will provide counseling to healthy adults mostly grappling with day-to-day challenges. Our non-profit Employee Assistance Program, InvestEAP, provides short-term solution-focused counseling to working Vermonters - from CEOs to front line staff. We help people with everything from workplace stress to anxiety, depression, and substance issues. If you have experience providing individual counseling to adults and are looking for a part-time position with reliable hours to fit your schedule, this could be a great fit.

This is a part-time position that is expected to be scheduled for 20-24 hours per week and is eligible for benefits. The position is located in Rutland, VT, with some travel expected.

We're looking for a candidate with proven experience providing individual counseling to adults on a variety of issues. Candidate should be licensed as a Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Clinical Psychologist, or Marriage & Family Therapist. As EAP provides short-term counseling, part of your role will involve determining what additional services may be appropriate for the individual based on their situation and providing referrals. You may also provide informational presentations about EAP services to employees.

Who May Apply

This position, EAP Counselor (Job Requisition #652), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Marc Adams, EAP Director of Research & Innovative Programs, (802) 863-7390 or

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a variety of office and employer workplace settings. Significant travel to employer sites may be required, for which private means of transportation must be available. Work outside of normal office hours may be required in responding to crisis situations. Dealing with people in highly emotional situations may entail some discomfort and possible danger.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in counseling, psychology, or social work AND one (1) year or more at a professional level in counseling or social work.

Special Note: Incumbents will be required to pursue licensure as a clinical mental health counselor, clinical psychologist, clinical social worker, or marriage & family therpaist.

Preferred Qualifications

Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Social Work, or Marriage & Family Therapy license

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

AHS Affirmative Recruitment

The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont.   To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

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