Employee Assistance Coordinator-Fire Department

in Cumberland County, ME

Job Description


Full time (37.5 hours/week)

Search Extended - The Portland Fire Department is seeking a highly talented individual who will be able to provide and administer crisis intervention services for members of the department on work, personal, and family matters.  Provide support, assistance information, training and individual and peer guidance; and recommend community and professional support when appropriate.  The individual will perform case management and coordinate care with doctors, therapists and hospitals. The individual will assist with the Peer Support team in areas such as Critical Incident Stress Debriefings.  Provide continuous stress management resiliency through education and resources referral for all department staff to address on-going, non-critical, job related stress; encourage proactive response to stress management.  Must have strong ability to communicate effectively, while maintaining objectivity and confidentiality in the performance of duties.  Requirements of Work:  Clinical Master’s Degree or above along with five or more years of progressively responsible related experience in human services or managed care behavioral health setting; Three (3) or more years of supervisory or leadership experience; Experience conducting employee workshops and management trainings.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. 

Salary range:  $67,288 to $82,746/year, plus excellent fringe benefits.

Applicants must upload a cover letter, resume with online application. 




***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***     As a condition of employment, you must demonstrate proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start of employment.  If you cannot get vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption as a reasonable accommodation.  Failure to provide proof of vaccination will result in your exclusion from employment with the City of Portland. 





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Job Posting: 627923

Posted On: Oct 23, 2021

Updated On: Nov 05, 2021