1-36-36. Criminal background investigation of new employees--Temporary employment--Fees . Each person hired by the Department of Social Services to serve as a social service aide, family services specialist, family services specialist supervisor, and regional manager in the Division of Child Protection Services or by the Department of Human Services as a home health aide, long term services and supports specialist, long term services and supports supervisor, and regional manager in the Division of Long Term Services and Supports shall submit to a criminal background investigation, by means of fingerprint checks by the Division of Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The department shall submit completed fingerprint cards to the Division of Criminal Investigation before the prospective new employee enters into service. If no disqualifying record is identified at the state level, the fingerprints shall be forwarded by the Division of Criminal Investigation to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a national criminal history record check. Any person whose employment is subject to the requirements of this section may enter into service on a temporary basis pending receipt of results of the criminal background investigation. The department may, without liability, withdraw its offer of employment or terminate the temporary employment without notice if the report reveals a disqualifying record. Any person whose employment is subject to the requirements of this section shall pay any fees charged for the criminal record check.
Source: SL 2012, ch 29, § 2; SL 2017, ch 230 (Ex. Ord. 17-1), § 20, eff. Apr. 13, 2017; SL 2018, ch 16, § 1.
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