The district participates in the federal E-Verify program to determine work eligibility. All new hires must have valid work eligibility documentation. The Salt Lake City School District does not sponsor foreign applicants.
Criminal Background Check Required
Upon hire, all new district employees are required to complete a background check as a condition of employment. Unless a new employee has completed a background check through the Utah State Office of Education within 6 months of the date of hire, he or she must complete a background check through the district.
Pursuant to Utah law, criminal convictions (midemeanors and felonies) as well as pending citations, arrests and pleas in abeyance will be reviewed carefully to determine suitability for employment in our district.
Safety Sensitive Drug Testing
Some positions are subject to drug testing due to the nature of their position. Sample positions include but are not limited to School Bus Driver, Maintenance and Grounds positions, Custodial positions, Child Nutrition positions, etc. Successful candidates in these positions must undergo drug testing after they have been offered a job with the district, and must pass the drug test before being hired.
Requesting Accommodation in the Application Process
If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact a Human Resources representative at 801.578.8340.