Goverment Jobs
Published
December 1, 2019
Location
Seattle, Washington
Job Type

Description

Summary

Job Title
Drug and Alcohol Project Program Manager II

Reports To
Drug and Alcohol Project Program Manager IV

Positions To Be Filled
One (1) Career Service (regular) position

Who may apply
This position is open to the general public and King County Employees.

Job Overview
This position will assist in the administration of the Drug and Alcohol Testing and Education Program to ensure compliance with federal regulations and King County policies.

King County has approximately 4800 safety sensitive employees subject to Federal Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol requirements as well as Federal Transit Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and U. S. Coast Guard regulations. In addition, this program provides assistance associated with reasonable suspicion, post-accident, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing for all non-safety sensitive employees subject to King County policy. This position may be required, in an emergency back-up situation, to be on-call (carry pager) with responsibilities 24/7 via phone to respond to post accident, reasonable suspicion incidents and/or clinic issues associated with King County employees.

Please Note: The first round of interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of January 14th, and final interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of January 22nd.

For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact:

Beatrice Rice
Human Resource Analyst
206-263-8557
[email protected]

Job Duties

Applying equity and social justice principles is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all King County employees. In this role, you will apply equity and social justice principles that exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices to all aspects of the work. You will:

  • Assist in the data management of all federally mandated and King County required drug and alcohol testing requirements to ensure compliance with DOT, FTA, FMCSA and USCG regulations and King County Policies
  • Advise and provide consultation on drug and alcohol testing regulations and requirements associated with federal agency programs, King County policies, post-accident and reasonable suspicion situations
  • Act as a DER (designated employer representative) for federally mandated drug and alcohol test authorization and receipt of test results
  • Provide service agent quality control monitoring to ensure compliance with federally mandated paperwork including, but not limited to, review of ATFs, CCFs and test results, Urine Collector, Breath Alcohol Technician, Medical Review Officer and Substance Abuse Professional certifications and Federal DOT listserv enrollment
  • Assist with transit contractors' audits and documentation to ensure compliance with all federally mandated drug & alcohol regulations
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate must have strong knowledge of federally mandated drug and alcohol program operations and drug/alcohol collection site requirements. Additionally, selected candidate must have one-year working knowledge of 49 CFR Part 40 - Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs and experience working with a federally mandated drug and alcohol program.
Must have at least one year of experience working in either:

  • An office responsible for compliance with one or more of the following regulations: 49 CFR Part 655 - Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations (Federal Transit Administration-FTA) and/or 49 CFR Part 382 - Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration-FMCSA)

OR

  • A collection facility where you certified and performed federally mandated urine collections and breath alcohol tests or supervised staff that were certified urine collectors and breath alcohol technicians

Additional requirements include

  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds with diverging opinions and viewpoints
  • Experience maintaining confidentiality, personal integrity, and dependability
  • Must be comfortable with making independent decisions and providing direction to internal and external customers
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Must be comfortable navigating multiple websites and portals to access CCFs, ATFs and results
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Skilled at providing easily understandable information and direction
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in customer service via telephone and in-person with the ability to demonstrate discretion, patience, etiquette, and professionalism
  • Ability to work in an environment that may include ambiguity and political sensitivity

Desirable Qualifications

?Working knowledge of Power Point
?Experience working with and/or maintaining a database and preparing reports in compliance with federal reporting requirements
?Qualified DOT Urine Drug Screen collector and/or DOT Breath Alcohol Technician
?Experience working in or with a public transportation agency

Necessary Special Requirements

?Must be willing and available to be on-call (pager) 24/7 for limited/emergencies only
?Comfortable working in a small work group and location
?Valid WA State driver's license by time of hire is required Supplemental Information

An Employer To Be Proud Of
King County Metro Transit is the winner of the 2018 award for best large transit system in North America. We are a national leader in getting people to work quickly, reducing commuter stress, greening the environment and improving urban air quality, providing comfortable, effective transit services for the thousands of commuters and other residents of King County, Washington. Metro has pioneered or refined dozens of innovations which have made us a leader in the nation's public transportation industry.

Competitive Benefits
King County provides our employees with a free transportation pass (good on Metro, Pierce, Community and Sound Transit) and a highly competitive benefits package including health coverage for you and eligible dependents. For additional information regarding benefits please visit: www.kingcounty.gov/employees/benefits.

Forms and materials required
An employment application completed at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs with employment history going back at least ten years if you have ten years of employment (or more to include all relevant experience) and answers to the supplemental questions are required. A resume and cover letter detailing how you meet or exceed the qualifications for this position are not required, but highly recommended. You can either attach your documents in the "attachments" section or paste your documents into the "text resume" section of the employment application. See application instructions at the end of this posting for more details.

Work location
King Street Center, 200 S King Street, Seattle
This position requires the ability to travel to other work locations throughout King County with limited or no public transportation services.

Work schedule
Typical work hours are between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, alternative work schedules may be considered.This position is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and therefore is eligible for overtime pay. Supervisor must approve overtime work in advance.
Flexibility may be required for occasional evening or weekend hours. Must be willing and available to be on-call and respond to 24-hour pager for limited/emergency coverage only.

NOTE: Please answer allquestions in the employment application itself, with each of your jobs during the last 10 years listed (listing each position for each employer separately), duties explained, reasons for leaving etc. Earlier jobs should be included if they are relevant in some way to this job, unless well covered in your resume. If you have questions about this, please contact Beatrice Rice as stated above. Applicants who are unable to apply online should follow the instructions under Application Tips and FAQs at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs. If you need an accommodation in the recruitment process or an alternate format of this announcement, please inquire directly with the Human Resources contact forthis job announcement, Beatrice Rice, at 206-263-8557 or [email protected]

Selection Process:
Applications will be screened for clarity, completeness, and qualifications.All applications will be evaluated for spelling, grammar and punctuation.The most competitive candidates may be invited to participate in a panel interview process. Employment offers will be finalized only after candidates have successfully completed reference checks.

Applicants who are unable to apply online should follow the instructions under Application Tips and FAQs at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs.

If you need an accommodation in the recruitment process or an alternate format of this announcement, due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please inquire directly with the Human Resources contact for this job announcement, Beatrice Rice, at 206-263-8557 or [email protected] .

Class Code: 243201 (Project/Program Manager II)

Union Representation: This position is not represented by a union.

King County is an equal employment opportunity employer. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workplace and workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding values--we are one team, we solve problems, we focus on the customer, we drive for results, we are racially just, we respect all people, we lead the way, we are responsible stewards. We welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs

For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page.

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails. Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.

NOTE: Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position.Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.

For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.

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Thank you for your interest in this employment opportunity. In applying for this job, please follow the instructions provided on filling out your employment application. Data fields provided should all be completed. This includes, but is not limited to: ? the education and work experience sections of your employment application (do not merely refer to your resume). ? A description of each position that you have held in the last ten years. If you held more than one position with an employer, please list each job separately, showing the dates of employment in each position. You should also include jobs that are prior to the last ten years if they were relevant to your qualifications. ? For each position listed, state the month and year in which you started and in which you ended it, and your reason for leaving the position. If you have been terminated from any previous jobs, please state the specific reasons why. Your application, along with your resume, will be used to determine whether you meet the qualifications and/or are competitive for this position. If you have any questions about this, please contact the HR Analyst identified in the job announcement. I have read the above statement and certify that the statements made by me on the application are, to the best of my knowledge, true, complete and correct. I understand that any misrepresentation or material omission of fact on this or any other document required by King County may constitute grounds for rejection, or if employed by King County, for disciplinary measures

  • Yes
  • No
02
This position requires one year of working knowledge of 49 CFR Part 40 - Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs and experience working with a federally mandated drug and alcohol program. Do you have this experience?

  • Yes
  • No
03
This position also requires one year of experience with at least one of the following: An office responsible for compliance with one or more of the following regulations: 49 CFR Part 655 - Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations (Federal Transit Administration-FTA) and/or 49 CFR Part 382 - Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration-FMCSA). OR A collection facility where you certified and performed federally mandated urine collections and breath alcohol tests or supervised staff that were certified urine collectors and breath alcohol technicians. Do you have this experience?

  • Yes
  • No
04
If you answered yes to the previous questions, how many years of experience do you have performing this type of work?

  • Less than one year
  • One year to two years
  • Three years to five years
  • More than six years
  • No experience
05
Briefly describe in detail your experience working with a drug and alcohol program. (This experience should also be reflected in your general application/work history.) Please put N/A if you do not have experience.

    06
    This position requires you to be willing and available to be on-call (pager) 24/7 for limited/emergencies situations only. Are you able to meet this requirement?

    • Yes
    • No
    07
    Which of the following computer programs are you able to use at a proficient or higher level? (Check all that apply)

    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • None of the Above
    08
    Please select which minimum qualifications, if any, you possess for this position.

    • Strong knowledge of federally mandated drug and alcohol program operations and drug/alcohol collection site requirements. Must have one year working knowledge of 49 CFR Part 40 - Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs and experience working with a federally mandated drug and alcohol program.
    • Worked in an office responsible for compliance with one or more of the following regulations: 49 CFR Part 655 - Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations (Federal Transit Administration-FTA) and/or 49 CFR Part 382 - Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration-FMCSA)
    • Worked in a collection facility where you certified and performed federally mandated urine collections and breath alcohol tests or supervised staff that were certified urine collectors and breath alcohol technicians
    • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds with diverging opinions and viewpoints
    • Experience maintaining confidentiality, personal integrity, and dependability
    • Ability to deal with sensitive issues and maintain security and confidentiality
    • Ability to work cooperatively and professionally with a variety of individuals, exercising tact and discretion
    • Handle tasks independently with minimal direction and guidance, including ability to prioritize project activities
    • Comfortable with making independent decisions and providing direction to internal and external customers
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Must be comfortable navigating multiple websites and portals to access CCFs, ATFs and results
    • Comfortable working in a small work group and location
    • Skilled at providing easily understandable information and direction
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Experience in customer service via telephone and in-person with the ability to demonstrate discretion, patience, etiquette, and professionalism
    • Ability to work in an environment that may include ambiguity and political sensitivity
    • I do not meet any of the minimum qualifications
    09
    Please select which desired qualifications, if any, you possess for this position.

    • Working knowledge of Power Point
    • Experience working with and/or maintaining a database and preparing reports in compliance with federal reporting requirements
    • Qualified DOT Urine Drug Screen collector and/or DOT Breath Alcohol Technician
    • Experience working in or with a public transportation agency
    • I do not meet any of the desired qualifications

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