Residential Treatment Specialist

Social Services Spokane, Washington
Salary: USD 16.28 - 19.24 Hourly



If you are looking for employment with a purpose where you can help improve the daily lives of the members of your community, then consider a career with Pioneer Human Services!


We are currently looking for a Residential Treatment Specialist with a passion for human services. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved with an organization focused on lowering the barriers to a successful reentry for returning citizens, racial justice, and diversity, equity and inclusion.


Who we are
We empower justice-involved individuals to overcome adversity and reach their full potential.

For over 60 years, we have proudly serviced our clients with professionalism and empathy. We are a nationally recognized non-profit with 50+ locations across Washington state that provides a chance for change to over 3,000 people on any given day.


What you’ll do
The Residential Treatment Specialist (RTS) is responsible for providing physical care and in collaboration with other staff, shall be responsible for implementing programming designed to assist each resident with their individual treatment plan. You will complete intake and discharge procedures for resident upon arrival and at exit. You will conduct program orientation for newly arrived residents.

This position supports the Behavioral Health Division of Pioneer Human Services by ensuring the provision of quality and cost effective chemical dependency services.


What you’ll bring

{Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience}

          High school diploma or equivalent

          Must be able to obtain Agency Affiliated Counselor (WAC 246-810-015, and RCW 18.19.210) within 60-days from the date of hire.

          First Aid/CPR certification before first independent shift.

          High level of written/verbal communication, and efficiency with independent task management and ability to show attention to detail.

          Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and Internet navigation.

          Valid driver’s license


Preferably you’ll bring

  • One-year acceptable experience in the human services field
  • Course work, experience, or training in human development, chemical dependency, group dynamics, residential treatment or related disciplines desirable


What we offer

Competitive industry compensation and a generous benefit plan that includes: 

  • Medical, vision, prescription, dental and flexible spending account (FSA).
  • Tuition assistance program: Pioneer pays 100% of the tuition for a bachelor’s degree, and 50% for graduate programs.
  • Retirement plan: Pioneer contributes 3.5% of an employees' annual compensation into retirement plans. An additional 3.5% match is offered to those who contribute 6% on their own.
  • Employee recognition programs: gift cards, additional time off, weekend getaways and more.
  • Public transportation discount.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).



Pioneer human services is an equal opportunity employer of minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  EEO is the law poster EEO is the law poster supplement 


Pioneer Human Services is a Drug-Free Company

Pioneer Human Services is a drug free company. This position has been deemed safety sensitive under RCW 49.44.240(3) and is subject to both pre-employment drug testing and drug testing during employment, to include testing for marijuana.