Alcohol Breath Testing Unit Supervisor
- Job Code: W2778
- Pay Grade:WM
- Pay Scale:$20.60-$37.28 Hourly; $42,848.00-$77,542.40 Annually
Perform technical and supervisory work analyzing content of breath samples under the general supervision of an immediate supervisor who evaluates performance through observation of work, periodic conferences, critiques, and/or records and reports. Primary duties include supervising a staff of technicians, maintaining documentation, and monitoring the quality and accuracy of analyses.
Duties & Responsibilities
Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.
- Arrange work schedules, evaluate performance, and supervise activity of assigned technicians.
- Prepare personnel and payroll documents and statistical reports.
- Order supplies and maintain inventories.
- Train technicians in preparation and maintenance of logs, operation of breath testing machines, and the use of cameras and recorders in sobriety tests.
- Maintain relationship with assistant state attorneys to stay current with applicable statutes, court procedures, and other sources of information related to alcohol breath testing.
- Review tests for accuracy, ensure evidence chain of custody is maintained, and testify to basic alcohol physiology and testing procedures.
- Perform other related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Working knowledge of state and county laws, ordinances and regulations governing alcohol breath analysis.
- Working knowledge of court procedures and actions.
- Working knowledge of safety measures in the use of alcohol breath analysis equipment and supplies.
- Skill in the use of and care of alcohol breath analysis equipment and supplies.
- Skill in making presentations to groups.
- Ability to follow established procedures.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Ability to handle difficult situations involving hostile individuals.
- Ability to handle confidential information.
- Ability to collect, organize, and evaluate data and develop logical conclusions.
- Ability to organize information into a logical presentation format.
- Ability to maintain work related records and prepare reports.
- Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
- Ability to use a computer and related software.
Minimum Education & Experience
- A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
- Possession of a current State of Florida permit to conduct chemical analysis.
- Four years of experience in alcohol breath testing or related procedures.
Additional Job Requirements
- Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
- Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
- No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
- No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
- No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
- No felony convictions within lifetime.
- No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
- No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
- Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.
General Benefit Information
Benefits include but are not limited to:
- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
- Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
- Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
- Employee Assistance Program
- Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
- Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
- Tuition reimbursement
- Paid training