CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS
Criminal Records Checks for Employees, Volunteers and Applicants
(1) The Board requires a criminal records check and fitness determination for Board employees, volunteers or applicants for employment with the Board.
(2) Criminal records checks and fitness determinations are conducted pursuant to ORS 181A.170 to 181A.215 and OAR 125-007-0200 to 125-007-0310.
(a) To complete the criminal records check and fitness determination, the Board may require additional information from the employee, volunteer or applicant, such as, but not limited to, proof of identity or additional criminal, judicial or other background information.
(b) If the employee, volunteer or applicant has potentially disqualifying criminal offender information, the Board will consider factors listed in ORS 181A.195 before making a fitness determination.
(c) An approved fitness determination does not guarantee employment.
(d) An incomplete fitness determination does not entitle the employee, volunteer or applicant the right to appeal under OAR 125-007-0300.
(3) Pursuant to ORS 181A.195, ORS 676.175, and OAR 125-007-0310, information obtained in the criminal records check is confidential and will not be disseminated by the Board except to persons with a demonstrated and legitimate need to know the information.
(4) The Board may charge a fee to the employee, volunteer or applicant for the criminal records check. The fee will not exceed the fee charged the Board by the OSP and the FBI to obtain such information.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 181A.195, 676.303
Stats. Implemented: ORS 181A.170, 181A.195, 181A.215, 676.175, 676.303, 677.28
Hist.: OMB 11-2011, f. & cert. ef. 7-13-11; OMB 12-2016, f. & cert. ef. 10-7-16
State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310