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(A) The town will not ask employees to submit to random alcohol or drug tests.
(B) Alcohol or drug tests may be required for employees in the following circumstances:
(1) When unsatisfactory job performance or other employee behavior is reasonably indicative of substance abuse;
(2) During and after participation in a drug or alcohol rehabilitation program for a reasonable period of time as determined by the town; and/or
(3) When required by law.
(C) If a supervisor identifies an employee with a behavior pattern and/or job performance reasonably indicative of substance abuse, the supervisor (with the concurrence of the next level of supervision) may recommend that the employee have a fitness for duty examination by a physician designated by the town. The physician will determine whether a fitness for duty examination is necessary and whether alcohol or drug tests will be required.
(D) (1) Pre-employment drug testing is part of the pre-employment physical.
(2) The method of testing will be determined by the town.
(3) Applicants who test positive for prohibited drugs in their systems will not be offered employment.
(2000 Code, § 7-2) (Ord. 2009-3, passed 4-14-2009)