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Sobriety Program Technician – Part Time

Douglas County


Job title:
Sobriety Program Technician – Part Time

Job level:

Job description:

Incumbent works under the direction of the Community Corrections Manager or designee, conducting breathalyzer and other drug screenings on supervised individuals in the release program.

Compensation: $17.42/Hour

Essential Functions:
Process supervised individuals reporting for substance testing in a professional and efficient manner.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, judges, other agencies, and the public.
Comply with Civil Service policies and regulations, collective bargaining agreements, County policies, and laws to create a cooperative, safe, respectful and quality work environment.
Conduct substance testing according to established policies and procedures.
Collect and post testing fees in appropriate account in a timely and accurate manner.
Verify accuracy of receipts and monies received from inmates, the public, and via mail.
Maintain accurate daily transaction records of both financial and testing results, and provide reports as needed.
Report positive substance test results to appropriate staff member/supervisor as soon as possible.
Maintain testing skills and knowledge of methods by attending ongoing training.
Report to work at assigned location with regular, consistent attendance.
Perform other duties as directed and assigned.

Education and Work Experience and Other Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Experience working with offender populations and drug testing preferred.
Completion of required training associated with alcohol screening methodologies.
Completion of a pre-employment criminal background check and post-offer drug screen.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is frequently performed in an office setting. Noise level is frequently moderate. Work hours of work are generally split shift during early morning and evenings, seven (7) days a week; however, hours may occasionally vary (e.g. day hours, call-in, overtime, holidays). Work may be stressful when dealing with multiple priorities, time constraints, or uncooperative/irate persons. Incumbent may come in contact with saliva and/or skin from program participants.
Work requires some physical activity, including extended periods of sitting and standing, frequent walking, and occasional balancing, kneeling, bending, and reaching. Work also requires the ability to frequently lift/carry objects weighing up to 10 pounds, and occasionally up to 25 pounds.
Required sensory abilities include vision, hearing and touch. Visual abilities, correctable to normal ranges, include close, distance and color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Communication abilities include the ability to talk and hear within normal ranges. Incumbent must possess the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate computers and other equipment.

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Posted on:
April 9, 2024

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