Job Details for 2191 - EO Drug Testing Technician
Under general supervision; performs work of moderate difficulty in the
collection and testing of specimens for illegal substances; performs related
work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Employees in this class collect samples from individuals and test the samples
for selected drugs and potential sample tampering. The employee is responsible
for maintaining chain-of-custody and system integrity. Work involves using
automated and manual methods in order to detect selected drugs. General
supervision is received from the Probation Officer Supervisor.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The list of duties and
responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of
all the duties and responsibilities performed by positions in this class.
• Accompanies clients during collection of urine
• Assists clients
in completing eye check tests
• Assists clients in completing medical
• Selects appropriate testing methods; ensures purity of
• Views testing process and observes samples
Abbott Axsym System Analyzer and MCJ Eye Check EC 2000 drug testing equipment
• Regularly works with chemicals
• Manually tests specimens for
• Sends specimen samples to independent labs for
• Runs all Specialized Drug Program (SDP) and Drug Court
• Maintains log of all samples
• Performs quality
checks and calibration on equipment
• Interprets test results; reports
test results to appropriate parties
• Enters results into data base
• Prepares written reports and records on an ongoing basis
inventory and orders supplies
• Efficiently uses inventory to obtain
maximum allowable testing from materials
• Maintains files and records
• Performs routine laboratory maintenance and clean up as needed
May be called to testify in court.
• Maintains regular attendance and
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Adjusts work assignments and schedules in the event of an emergency to
participate in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities as
• Depending on assignment may maintain required emergency
management training, licensure and/or certifications.
• Performs related
duties as required or assigned within job classification.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be
able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform essential functions.
laboratory operating procedures and standards
• Routine laboratory
• Accurate record maintenance
stocking, and inventory procedures.
• Current office practices,
procedures and equipment
• County policies and procedures
Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or
• Data recording and report preparation,
• Following multiple, detailed procedures.
• Using computer
hardware and software including word processing, spreadsheets, databases,
• Applying an acquired knowledge of procedures, rules,
regulations and services applicable to the assigned office
• Manage projects and multiple priorities simultaneously
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with department and
division staff, other departments and others, such as vendors
Communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact with coworkers, supervisor,
the general public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to
receive work direction
• Ensure compliance with applicable federal,
state, and local laws, rules, and regulations and statutory requirements
• Convey excellent oral and written communication
• Work effectively
• Maintain confidentiality
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma
equivalent; Completion of some college coursework in biology, chemistry, or
other laboratory science or one (1) year experience using drug testing
analysis equipment in a laboratory environment; or, an equivalent combination
of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential
duties of the job such as those listed above.
The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull
or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves
sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are
required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
The work environment characteristics described here
are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to reach with hands and/or arms to crouch or stoop when performing
daily equipment maintenance.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS