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Female Drug Screener

Company: Van Buren County Government
Location: Paw Paw
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

JOB POSTING AND POSITION DESCRIPTION Van Buren County Courts Vision Statement: We will lead and serve together with integrity, vision, and innovative thought.POSITION: Specialty Courts - Female Drug Tester DATE: 11/04/2021DEPARTMENT: 36th Circuit Court POSTING DEADLINE: Open until filledGRADE RANGE: $13.11 hourly (Part-time Position) FLSA STATUS: Non-exemptPURPOSE: Under general supervision of the Specialty Courts Administrator, the Specialty CourtsFemale Drug Tester provides urine collection services to participants enrolled in various Specialty Courts programs. Primarily, this position will administer a breathalyzer test and urine test to monitor participants' abstinence from substances. This position also routinely assists program staff with administrative tasks.ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS: --- Must be available to work early mornings, 6 AM to 12 PM, including weekends and holidays.--- Must have basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, email, and internet navigation skills.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND/OR WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling of objects weighing five to twenty-five pounds.PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. 1. Administer breathalyzer testing and observed urine collection testing according to the NationalAssociation of Drug Court Professional standards. This includes direct observation of the collection of urine samples from the participants of the same gender.2. Follow laboratory standards for drug testing confirmations including adherence to the chain of custody policies.3. Discuss testing outcomes with participants including offering positive support and making confrontational inquiries appropriate to the circumstance.4. Develop a random testing schedule.5. Maintain a variety of excel spreadsheets for program reference and data collection.6. Complete data entry in the Drug Court Case Management Information System regarding substance abuse testing, court incentives/sanctions, ancillary services, and fee assignment.7. Participate in planning sessions to coordinate and problem solve with program staff to address multiple problem areas affecting participants.8. Attend court sessions on a biweekly basis.9. Testify at court regarding results of contested screens when necessary.10. Maintain confidentiality while working with sensitive information.11. Assist with recidivism inquiries in the Michigan State Police Internet Criminal History Access Tool.12. Perform administrative tasks as directed by program staff.13. Perform other tasks as assigned.Page 1JOB POSTING AND POSITION DESCRIPTION Van Buren County Courts Vision Statement: We will lead and serve together with integrity, vision, and innovative thought.QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE: Must possess a high school diploma or GED. College attendance is preferred in the field of the social sciences, but not required. Related experience in the field of social sciences is also preferred, but not required. Possession of a valid Michigan driver's license with acceptable driving record. Applicant must be female gender in order to collect urine from participants of the same gender (bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ)).SUPERVISION: Work is performed under the general direction of the Specialty Courts Administrator.OTHER REQUIREMENTS: The individual in this position is an at-will employee and serves at the pleasure of the Chief Judge.Employment is dependent on background check, criminal history and fingerprint check, and drug screen.Applicant must complete County application form.Send Applications To: Van Buren County Administration Building219 E. Paw Paw Street, Suite 201Paw Paw, MI 49079Applications are available from Human Resources DivisionPhone: (269) 657-8253Website: www.vbco.org/humanresources.aspVan Buren County Government is An Equal Opportunity EmployerPage 2Job Type: Part-timePay: $13.11 per hourBenefits:

  • Travel reimbursementEducation:
    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
      • Laboratory Experience: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location:
        • One locationWork Remotely:
          • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Van Buren County Government, Kalamazoo , Female Drug Screener, Other , Paw Paw, Michigan

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