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7.55.P.1 Fingerprint Clearance Card Procedures
PROCEDURE PROCEDURE
Dysart Employee Fingerprint Clearance Card Procedures
 

Reference:
Section 7.55 - Policy

 


All personnel employed by the Dysart Unified School District will be required to obtain a valid Arizona Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card. Employment will not begin until an application for an Arizona Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card  has been submitted and a background check is completed by the District Human Relations Department. Additionally, employee is subject to termination if the employee is unable to obtain and submit to Human Relations a valid Arizona Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card. An employee may be placed on administrative leave without pay if the fingerprint clearance card has expired, has been suspended/revoked, or has not been submitted to Human Relations.
 
All employees shall certify on the prescribed notarized forms whether they are awaiting trial on or have ever been convicted of or admitted in open court or pursuant to a plea agreement committing any of the following criminal offenses in Arizona or similar offenses in any other jurisdiction. Employees shall submit a notarized affidavit consistent with requirements of A.R.S. §15-512, A.R.S. §15-1330, (referencing A.R.S. §41-1758.03).
 
Expiration

An employee with an expired fingerprint clearance card shall provide appropriate documentation of renewal. Documents shall be submitted to the Human Relations Department. During the renewal process, the employee can be considered for continued employment with appropriate supervision. Continued supervised employment will be determined by the appropriate administrator until the Human Relations Department obtains a copy of a valid Arizona Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card. From the time of expiration, classified employees will have ten (10) business days to obtain and provide appropriate fingerprint clearance card documents.
 
Suspension

The following process will take place if an employee’s Arizona Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card is suspended/revoked:
  • Placed on administrative leave without pay until appropriate documents are received by Human Relations
  • From the time of notification from Human Relations, classified employees will have ten (10) business days to obtain and provide appropriate fingerprint clearance card documents.
  • If appropriate documentation is not received by Human Relations within the ten (10) business days, employee may be recommended for termination to the Governing Board.