Yes, candidates for all sworn and non-sworn positions will need to complete an intensive background review, which includes a polygraph.
The background investigation will include, but is not limited to, a comprehensive review of a candidate’s:
- Personal data and citizenship information, including an applicant’s birth certificate, citizenship or naturalization papers, and the presence of tattoos, brands, or other body art, dermal piercing and scarification;
- Current and past residences, temporary or permanent;
- High school and college grades, achievements, extracurricular activities and programs, history of absenteeism and/or tardiness, and disciplinary history;
- Military service, if any, including branch of service, service records, and discharge;
- Employment/work history, including interviews of current and former employers, discipline, terminations, and unemployment records;
- Financial status, including assets, debts, reported income, liens, civil judgment, and liabilities;
- Fraternal, societal, and workplace affiliations such as clubs, social networking sites, fraternities, sororities, and charitable and volunteer organizations;
- Adult and juvenile criminal history including arrests, convictions, or pretrial intervention for state, county, or local crimes or other offenses, whether or not expunged; and
- Motor vehicle history, including accidents, driving records, summonses, surcharges, license revocations, failures to appear in court, warrants, vehicle ownership information, and insurance information.
Applicants who demonstrate derogatory conduct that conflicts with the expectations of the position may not move forward in the process.
You are expected to provide complete and truthful answers to the questions on the application and other documents throughout the selection process. All responses and documents submitted will be subject to verification.
An applicant who intentionally provides false information, any deception or fraud in the application, or in any examination, interview, application, or any other part of the selection process for appointment will be disqualified from the selection process at any time.