St. Tammany Parish Government does not require the disclosure of applicant's criminal history at this stage in the recruiting process; however, a criminal background check will be conducted on all applicants who are offered positions with St Tammany Parish Government. Convictions do not constitute an automatic bar from employment. St. Tammany Parish Government will consider the nature of the crime, its seriousness, the substantial relation to the position's functions and qualifications, the number of occurrences, the applicant's age at the time of the crime, the time elapsed since the crime, the applicant's entire work and educational history, employment references and recommendations, and the business necessity of any exclusion when required by state, local or federal law.
St. Tammany Parish Government is an equal opportunity employer. All selection decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, citizenship, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, armed forces status, or any other legally protected status. Applicants who are in need of any accommodation in the application process are encouraged to inform St. Tammany Parish Government of such need.
I understand that St. Tammany Parish Government is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices, including, but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, handicap or disability, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identification or any other category protected by federal law, state, or local law.
I understand that St. Tammany Parish Government may inquire with any current or former employers, professional, educational, and personal references listed in the application, or any other individuals I may name concerning my work experience. I further acknowledge that if I am offered a position with the Parish, my written consent will be required to conduct background investigations to include criminal background checks, motor vehicle reports, education verification, and other consumer reports that may contain pertinent information related to my candidacy for the position desired. I understand St. Tammany Parish Government will consider the information contained in a background or credit report as dictated by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requirements.
I understand that St. Tammany Parish Government reserves the right, to the extent permitted by law, to require drug and alcohol screening tests and occupational physicals (if applicable) of an applicant or an employee either prior to beginning employment or anytime during employment.
I certify that I have received a copy of the position description for the job desired. I understand that this employment application and any other company documents provided during the application process are not a promise of employment.
I certify that the information given by me on this application and during the interview process is true and complete in all respects, and I agree that if the information is found to be false, misleading, or unsatisfactory in any respect (in the company's judgment) that I will be disqualified from consideration for employment or subject to immediate dismissal if discovered after I am hired.