Please contact your department’s Human Resources Recruitment and Classification Analyst regarding questions related to Background Checks and Reference Checks.
Background checks are a necessary and important best practice in the hiring process. Per County policy, as a condition of employment, finalists for positions will be required to successfully pass the pre-employment screening requirements established for the position. The requirements are based on the assigned duties and responsibilities of the position.
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The County’s Background Check Services are currently contracted with Summit Security Services, Inc. Contact your department’s Human Resources Recruitment and Classification Analyst regarding any question related to the SummitScreen Portal including requests for online access and a copy of the “SummitScreen Portal User Guide”.
Checking references can be conducted at any stage of the department selection process, but must be completed before a conditional job offer is made. Please refer to the Guidelines for Requesting and Providing Employment References for further information.
Background checks and reference checks are to be retained by departments in accordance with the County’s Common Accounting and Administrative Records (CAAR) Retention Schedule. The CAAR schedule is located on the County Intranet under Information Systems Department, Records Management, Records & Information Management, Records Retention, Records Retention Schedules.
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