<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><head><meta charset="UTF-8" /><title></title><meta name="Generator" content="PowerTools for Open XML" /><style>span { white-space: pre-wrap; } p.s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0 { margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0; margin-left: 0; margin-right: 0; text-indent: 0.00in; text-align: justify; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 108%; } span.s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0 { color: black; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin: 0; padding: 0; } span.s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000000 { color: #0000FF; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: bold; margin: 0; padding: 0; } span.s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000001 { color: black; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: bold; margin: 0; padding: 0; } span.s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002 { color: black; background: white; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin: 0; padding: 0; } span.s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000003 { color: #0000FF; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin: 0; padding: 0; } </style></head><body><div><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"></span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Rules?Rule=02:05:01:01"><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000000">2:05:01:01</span></a><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000001">.Minimum standards for employment.</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"> A person may be employed or certified only if the person:</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(1)Is a citizen of the United States;</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(2)Is at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment;</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(3)Has fingerprints taken by a qualified law enforcement officer;</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(4)Is of good moral character;</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(5)Is a graduate of an accredited high school or has a high school equivalency certificate acceptable to the commission;</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(6)Is examined </span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">and certified, on forms prescribed by the commission, </span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">by a licensed physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner </span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">to be</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"> able to perform the duties of a 911 telecommunicator;</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(7)Has been interviewed and hired by an agency that determines the </span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">person</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">'s general suitability for a 911 telecommunication service, based on personality, temperament, ability to communicate, and other characteristics reasonably necessary to the performance of the duties of a 911 telecommunicator;</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"></span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(8)Has </span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">undergone a background investigation by the hiring agency that includes an inquiry into the person's driving history, criminal history, previous employment, personal references, credit reports, social media accounts, and law enforcement training records</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">;</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">9</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">)Has not unlawfully used any prescribed drug, controlled substance, or marijuana within one year before the time of application for certification;</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">10</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">)Is eligible to reapply for certification if the person has, for any reason, failed to successfully complete the basic telecommunication program;</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(1</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">1</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">)Has not had certification revoked, </span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">consented to decertification</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">, had an application for certification refused,</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"> committed an act in violation of </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Rules?Rule=02:05:03:01"><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000003">2:05:03:01</span></a><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">,</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"> or been dismissed from the basic training program</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"> as a result of an act in violation of any basic academy handbook</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">, unless the commission upon application declares the person eligible for employment or certification; and</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">(1</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">2</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">)Has not become ineligible for employment or certification as a 911 telecommunicator, as a result of dismissal from employment, unless the commission, upon application, declares the person eligible for employment or certification in </span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">this state</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"></span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000001">Source:</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"> 25 SDR 124, effective April 8, 1999; 28 SDR 150, effective May 2, 2002; 32 SDR 225, effective June 26, 2006; 42 SDR 101, effective January 12, 2016; 47 SDR 41, effective October 12, 2020</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">; 47 SDR 130, effective June 6, 2021</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"></span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000001">General Authority:</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"> SDCL </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes?Statute=34-45-26"><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000003">34-45-26</span></a><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">, </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes?Statute=34-45-29"><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000003">34-45-29</span></a><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"></span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000001">Law Implemented:</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0"> SDCL </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes?Statute=34-45-26"><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000003">34-45-2</span><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000003">6</span></a><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">, </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes?Statute=34-45-29"><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0-000003">34-45-29</span></a><span class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152C0">.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152P0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s58566f79-0f76-48fa-8f06-3dcacaba8152000002"> </span></p></div></body></html>