We are always looking for qualified individuals to join our dedicated staff. Employment at OASAS offers a rewarding career for individuals interested in providing important addiction services to New Yorkers in need. A wide array of career opportunities are available, including clinical, programmatic, and administrative positions. New York State provides a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, and vision coverage; a pension plan; and a generous paid leave program.

Those interested in joining the addiction services workforce may be interested in obtaining a professional credential. Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASAC), Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP), Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS), Credentialed Problem Gambling Counselors (G), or a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CPRA) credentials qualify an individual for employment at any of the 1,700 OASAS-certified programs across New York State.

If you have questions about employment at OASAS, contact (518) 457-2963 or [email protected].

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$3 million in scholarship funding to support Individuals looking to enter or advance in addiction services workforce.

"Our workforce is a vital part of the OASAS service system. These dedicated professionals do important work by providing critical, lifesaving support for thousands of New Yorkers who have been impacted by addiction. We are excited for this new partnership, which will allow for even more people to enter this rewarding career, and help their fellow New Yorkers live healthier lives."

-Commissioner Chinazo Cunningham
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Continuous and Intermittent Recruitment
Civil Service Positions

We offer year round recruitment for Clinical Physicians, Medical Specialists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Psychiatrists, and Addictions Counselors. Licensed Master Social Worker opportunities are available twice yearly, in January and June. Applications for Nurse Administrators and Addiction Programs Specialists are also accepted periodically.

The Department of Civil Service maintains minimum qualifications, exam schedules, fees, and salary information for these positions. 

How to Apply
If you meet the minimum requirements for a position, download and complete an application. Unless otherwise specified in the listing, positions are for placement at one of 12 OASAS Addiction Treatment Centers (ATCs). With your application, include a list of all addiction treatment center locations you would like to submit for. Do not mail job applications to ATC locations.

Mail complete applications to:

NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports
Bureau of Human Resources Management
1450 Western Avenue 
Albany, New York, 12203 

State Employment Information