The purpose of this section is to safeguard City residents and City-owned property.
(a) Individuals subject to criminal background checks:
(1) An applicant, seeking to engage in City employment at City of Flint community centers; and
(2) An applicant, seeking to engage in volunteerism with the City of Flint, acting as an agent on behalf of the City of Flint.
(b) Applicant shall submit his or her fingerprints, along with the appropriate fees for local, State and national criminal background checks.
(c) Upon receipt of the fingerprints and the appropriate fees, the City of Flint Police Department shall:
(1) If no disqualifying conduct is found therein, transmit sets of fingerprints to the Human Resources Department for retention in the appropriate application file; or
(2) If disqualifying conduct is found therein, submit the fingerprints to the Michigan State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a comparison with statewide and nationwide records. The results of the Michigan State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation checks shall be returned to the Flint Police Department, which shall transmit the results to the Human Resources Department for retention in the appropriate applicant file.
(d) The City of Flint shall render its decision based upon the results of the criminal background check and communicate whether or not the applicant is eligible to volunteer or be employed at a City of Flint community center.
(e) In rendering a fitness determination, the City of Flint Human Resources Department will decide whether the applicant has been convicted of, or is subject to pending indictment for a crime that bears upon his or her ability or fitness to serve in that capacity.
(f) An applicant may request and receive a copy of his or her criminal history record information from the City of Flint Human Resources Department. Should the applicant seek to amend or correct his or her record, he or she may contact the Michigan State Police and/or the Federal Bureau of Investigation for records from other jurisdictions maintained in its file.
(Ord. 3713, passed 6-9-2008)