Arlington VA 22206 AFSC Magellan Federal

Job Description

  • •            Individuals with no medical or mental health condition which will preclude her/his from responsibly performing his or her assigned duties as an Observer.

    •            Provide documentation to the COR signed by the Observers that certifies that she/he has no record of conviction for any offense or history of past misconduct involving dishonesty, fraud, or drug abuse (including use, possession, or distribution). Provide list of Observers to the COTR within 5 business days prior to testing.

General Job Information





Job Family

General Services Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience


GED, High School

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


•            Shall be trained in the form of a briefing by the WDDRPM or DTPAM prior to the testing collection on the day of testing. This briefing remains current for the observer for a maximum of five calendar days, after which the briefing shall be re-accomplished. The Observer briefing shall consist of a verbal explanation as well as a written statement signed and dated by the Observer acknowledging their acceptance and understanding of their responsibilities and the consequences of their actions for not performing their duties.

For Military personnel, the observer shall maintain visual contact of the collection container at all times, until the donor hands the container to the DTPAM

“collector”. Civilians will require an escort, whom shall inspect the toilet bowl after each collection to validate bluing agent is intact. The Observer shall be required to

sign/initial official drug testing documents, and report all refusals to provide a specimen, potential adulteration or suspicious activities during the observation process to the designated WDDRPM and/or DTPAM at the time that the incident occurs. The observer shall never touch or handle collection container unless the DTPAM “collector” is serving as observer.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.