Peer Support Specialist, Supervisor

$23.00 per hour
Posted Date
Closing Date

Bureau: Behavioral Health Services | Recovery Community Support Services

Full-Time County Contractual
Position open to all qualified candidates.
Location: 711 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Benefits: Participation in the County’s group health plan including prescription, dental, and optical, paid holidays and sick leave. Optional deferred compensation program at employee's own expense.

Job Description

Nature of Work:

Supervisory level of work and receives general supervision under the Special Program Coordinator – Peer Support. Responsible for supervising and overseeing the day-to-day operations of non-clinical peer support specialists. This includes the supervision of staff, monitoring services for quality and ensuring compliance with agency policies and procedures. May be required to work evenings or weekends.

May be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in Maryland and have access to a personal vehicle.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalency (GED)


Individuals must be in stable, long-term recovery from a substance use disorder for a minimum of three years. Two years of experience providing behavioral health services to individuals with substance use disorders. Experience interacting with agencies and other service providers.

License or Certification:

Must possess a current certification as a Peer Recovery Specialist from the Maryland Addictions Professional Certification Board (MAPCB). Individuals in this position are required to obtain a Registered Peer Supervisor Certification status within six months of hire from the Maryland Addictions Professional Certification Board (MAPCB). Employees in this classification must complete any additional training that is deemed necessary and appropriate to maintain required certification.

Desired or Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with treatment and community resources that support recovery from addictive diseases and co-occurring behavioral health disorders; ability to maintain effective peer recovery relationships with participants and other members of the team; exceptional organizational and time
management skills; experience with technology, specifically Gmail, Google Calendar, and Drive; excellent and situation-appropriate oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply.
Send a completed County application or resume to:

Human Resources
3 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

Fax to 410-222-4392 or email

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Smoke-Free Workplace

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