Fingerprinting and Background Check

Washington County School Board  requires a Level II Screening Clearance/Background Check on all School District employees, substitutes, student teachers, certain volunteers and  contractors as indicated by the Florida Jessica Lundsford Act.  Please allow sufficient time for the fingerprint results to be received prior to being sent to the board for approval. You may not begin work until the pre-employment screenings have cleared.
 

The fingerprinting fee is $50.00 for employees, substitutes, student teachers and volunteers.  The Florida Uniform Contractors/Vendor Badge is $75.00.  You must preregister at www.cogentid.com prior to coming to the District Office for fingerprinting. No other payment will be accepted. Fingerprinting will be available on Tuesday and Wednesday every week, no appointments necessary. Unless office is closed.

                                                                                                     

You may contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 638-6222, ext. 1102, for further questions.

Background screenings are completed on Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

"Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail regarding official business to the District or any of its employees. Instead, contact the District or individual employee by phone or in writing."