New Employee Information

  • With the commencement of summer school, on June 21, 2021, the District shall move to (a) the wearing of face masks on a voluntary basis; and (b) the resumption of regular District activities. In accordance with the Florida Department of Education Commissioner’s April 14, 2021, Memorandum, the voluntary wearing of face masks shall continue with the return to school for the 2021-2022 school year.

    Congratulations on your recommendation for a position with the District School Board of Collier County!

    1. Once you have recieved a confirmation email regarding a contingent offer of employment you must schedule a Pre-Employment screening appointment with Human Resources. 
    2. Following your Pre-Employment screening appointment with Human Resources, you will receive the "chain of custody" form required in order to complete the pre-employment drug screening process. Pre-employment drug screening takes place at approved LabCorp locations within Naples, Bonita Springs and Ft. Myers. The pre-employment drug screening is required to be completed within 24 hours of the fingerprinting appointment. For detailed information about the "Pre-Employment Drug Screening Guidelines and Procedures," click here. 

      PLEASE NOTE: To ensure the integrity of the drug screening, it is the policy of First Lab that you are to refrain from bringing minors (under the age of 18) with you to the site as this will prohibit the collection.

      PLEASE NOTE: You must schedule fingerprinting and drug screening appointments at least 72 business hours prior to the first day of employment to allow for clearances and onboarding forms to be completed and returned to Human Resources. Candidates without clearances will not be allowed to progress forward with the new hire onboarding process or report to the worksite.

      Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the Applicant Screening and pre-employment onboarding process. For detailed information about the "Criminal Background Screening, Guideline and Procedures," click here The Applicant Screening and pre-employment onboarding process must by cleared before the start of the new assignment.

      Click to view hours for Fingerprinting Appointments

      Click to view Pre-Employment Drug Screening Locations (LabCorp)

      Items to bring with you to the pre-employment screening appointment:
      • Original Social Security Card (For Payroll Purposes).
        • If you do not have your original Social Security Card or if the name on your card does not match your current legal name, you may go to the Social Security Office at 3174 Tamiami Trail, East or call 800-772-1213 for the office nearest you, and apply for a new card prior to the Pre-Employment Screening appointment. At the Social Security Office, request the two page affidavit of application which can be used until the original arrives. It is important that you bring both pages to the meeting.

      • Documentation of eligibility for employment for completion of the I-9 form. 
        Refer to List of Acceptable Documents for more information. Employees may present one selection from List A or a combination of one selection from List B and one selection from List C. Most new employees provide a social security card and driver’s license
    3. Once we have received positive references and after you have successfully completed fingerprinting and drug screening, you will be contacted by the Staffing Department to complete the electronic onboard packet/forms. Each new employee must complete all required document/forms and receive clearance from the Staffing Department prior to the start of the assignment. Click to view directions to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Administrative Center.
      • Instructional/Administrative Employees - Verification of Teaching Experience. If you have had previous teaching experience under contract, please forward these forms to your former employer(s) to confirm your years of experience. This will ensure placement on the appropriate step of the Collier County Public Schools salary schedule. 
      • Non-Instructional Employees - Verification of Non-Instructional Experience. If you have had previous related experience, please forward these forms to your former employer(s) to confirm your years of experience. This will ensure placement on the appropriate step of the Collier County Public Schools salary schedule.

     If you have any questions about the new hire and onboarding process, please contact Human Resources-Staffing at (239) 377-0378 or via email at

    We look forward to meeting you!

    ~ Human Resources Staff