DUI Technician I
Closing Date: Until Filled
Administers breath alcohol tests to subjects arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Orange County.
At least 18 years of age
U.S. Citizen or possess a current permanent resident card
Clean criminal history; any arrest history will be individually evaluated.
No illegal drug usage within the past two years, all other usage will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Must be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in English, both verbally and in writing.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Must be able to successfully complete the Basic Breath Test Operator Course approved by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and be issued a Breath Test Operator permit by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Alcohol Testing Program within six (6) months of obtaining the position.
Must also successfully complete continuing education requirements to maintain valid permits.
Must be a Public Notary within six (6) months of obtaining the position.
Must have a valid Florida driver’s license. Must attend and successfully complete the agency sponsored Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations (LEVO) Training if assignment includes driving agency vehicle. Use of agency vehicle would require appropriate driving history and passing agency biennial driver’s physical exam. May be required to drive an oversized vehicle (i.e., mobile breath alcohol testing vehicle) on occasion.
Must be able to work in close contact with individuals arrested for DUI, who are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Must possess superior integrity, honesty, and willingness to be challenged on a regular basis.
Must have the ability to learn, understand, express, apply, and demonstrate knowledge of the FDLE Rule Chapter: 11D-8 Implied Consent Program. Must have the ability to learn to operate, maintain, and inspect necessary technical equipment (e.g., breath testing instrumentation and audio/visual aids).
Must have the ability to collect, measure, analyze, and place into evidence breath alcohol testing and urine specimen collections of individuals arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs in accordance with Chapter 11D-8 of the Florida Administrative Code; must have the ability to video record subjects while the test is being administered.
Must have basic computer skills to include word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Must have the ability to testify in court, depositions, and at the Department of Highway and Motor Vehicles administrative hearings.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, hear, smell, use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to bodily fluids, fumes or airborne particles and occasionally exposed to violent and combative subjects. Potential exposure to blood may occur. Must follow the general biohazard safety precautions during the DUI process due to potential contamination of infectious materials from the subject during contact.
The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
Must be able to work long hours, irregular and rotating schedules (i.e., day, evening, and midnight shift; weekdays and weekends), and be available for call-out for sworn testimony after little or no sleep. Must be on standby for testimony at DUI trials Monday through Friday.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a psychological exam.
Selected candidate must successfully pass a physical exam.
Salary Range: $14.64/hour or $15.08/hour with 3+ years of experience
This posting is for the Orange County Sheriff's Office located in Orlando, Florida.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In order to be considered for this position, you MUST complete your online application on that website.
Please visit our website www.ocso.com and review the job requirements listed in the "Civilian Positions” section under "Careers".