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Employment Information

Applicant Notice

Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified applicants with disabilities during the application and interview process.  Please request assistance by calling  Troy Peoples, Director off Administrative Services at 850-638-6222.

Pre-Employment Screening (Must be completed prior to School Board approval)

1. 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 before being sent to the board for approval. You may not begin work until the pre-employment screenings have cleared.

The fingerprinting fee is $52.00 for employees, substitutes, student teachers, and volunteers.  The Florida Uniform Contractors/Vendor Badge is $75.00.  You must call for an appointment before coming to the District Office for fingerprinting.  Payment is due at the time of service by exact cash, money order payable to Washington County School District, or credit/debit card.


Fingerprinting will be available on Tuesday and Wednesday every week; please schedule appointments.  Due to Covd-19, you'll need to provide your own mask and adhere to CDC guidelines.


Background screenings are completed on:
Tuesday and Wednesday 
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
You may contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 638-6222, ext. 1102, for further questions.

2. Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace

Per Policy 6.33+, Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace.  “As a condition of employment, each employee will pass a pre-employment drug test as a prerequisite to employment.  A positive drug test will result in the individual’s employment offer being rescinded and grounds for termination.” 

Consequences of positive results for applicants: “An individual applying for a position who tests positive for alcohol/controlled substances may not re-apply for employment with the school district for twelve months following the receipt of the positive result, and will be required to complete a pre-employment test upon submitting a subsequent application or activating his/her application.”


You may contact the Human Resources Department with questions at 850-638-6222.

"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."