FLSA STATUS: Non Exempt EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-Time
REPORTS TO: Associate Director (CIP)
CIVIL SERVICE STATUS: classified WORK HOURS: Monday-Friday 2:00pm-7:00pm Some Weekends 1:00pm-5:00pm
PAY: $13.00 an Hour
The role of the Drug Testing Technician is both challenging and exciting. To achieve the responsibilities of the Drug Testing Technician you must possess and demonstrate:
- Ability to work independently and as part of a close team.
- Willingness to listen, learn, develop and grow.
- Ability to work with court personnel and offenders.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Set up lab and perform routine laboratory testing procedures using instant urine cup or mouth swab testing instruments.
• Assist and educate clients about testing procedures.
• Ability to recognize, identify and respond to manipulative behavior effectively.
• Operate laboratory information system section of the court’s case management system to input test results.
• Must be able to work extended hours when necessary.
• Maintain proper quality control procedures.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationship with clients, public and court staff.
• Maintain a safe and appropriate work area.
• Adhere to drug testing policies and procedures.
• Attend required meetings and trainings.
• Work as a team member with the laboratory department and all other areas of the court.
• Document work processes as required.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Knowledge of current medical terminology
• Maintain current CPR certification
• Vision demands include close, detailed vision when operating the computer, with the ability to adjust focus for close work.
• Will have direct contact with felony and misdemeanor offenders.
• Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 25 pounds unassisted.
• Requires the use of universal precautions due to exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, blood, bodily fluids, tissue and other conditions common to a clinic environment.
• Sitting and/or standing for prolonged periods of time.
• Department Head or Court Administrator.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Knowledge of court rules.
• Ability to act as the liaison between the courts, external agencies and other departments.
• Ability to learn and effectively perform all necessary administrative duties.
• Ability to interface pleasantly and professionally with public and staff.
• Must be detail oriented and possess strong organizational skills.
• Ability to contribute to group efforts, establish positive relationships with other employees, seek/accept input and develop/implement problem solving solutions.
• Ability to complete work in an accurate, neat, timely and well-organized manner.
• Knowledge of and ability to use Word and Excel and job related software. Must possess ability/willingness to be trained on other software packages.
• Must possess outstanding communications ability [oral and written].
• Must be twenty-one  years of age at the time of appointment (any misdemeanor criminal convictions will be reviewed on individual basis, no felony convictions).
• Must possess a valid driver’s license (driving infractions will be reviewed on individual basis).
• Must be detail oriented with demonstrated computer skills.
• Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. While an individual with a college degree may be given additional consideration; prior experience will be strongly considered.
• Must demonstrate tact and professionalism in working with people.