Yes. Everyone (full-time, part-time, extra-hire, unpaid interns, work experience, volunteers) must pass a background check before their first day of work. The background release forms will be emailed to you after checking references and identifying that you are the top candidate for the position.
All offers of employment (including internal transfers and promotions) are contingent upon complete and satisfactory findings of all applicable background checks as defined in the County of Calaveras Background Screening Policy. Background checks may include: social security number search, previous employers, sex offender registry, credit report, criminal records search, verification of academic credentials, driver’s license and driving record check, verification of occupational and professional licenses, drug/alcohol check, physical, and healthcare sanctions check. The Human Resources Department coordinates the collection of all background check information with third-party vendors, Employee Relations Network and the Department of Justice.