Requirements & Forms

  • Only online applications will be accepted. All additional paperwork can be turned in to the Human Resources Department at 919 N. Broad Street, Brooksville, FL 34601.

    NOTICE TO NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPLICANTS

    Typing Test
    * Applicants applying for clerical positions, which require a typing test, will be tested in the Human Resources Department. To make an appointment, please call the Human Resources Department at 352-797-7005.

    Needed For Employment

    Original Social Security Card and Florida Driver's License
    If original Social Security Card is not available, please visit Social Security Online. To locate the nearest Social Security Office please click on the following link, Social Security Office Locator. The original card must be presented to the Human Resources Department within ten (10) days of the employee’s start date.

    If a Florida Driver’s License is not available, a Florida ID card is acceptable. Also, a valid driver’s license from another state is acceptable, but a Florida Driver’s License or ID must be presented to the Human Resources Department within thirty (30) days of the employee’s start date.

    Drug Test
    All employees are required to have a drug test prior to employment. The employee is responsible for the fee of $43.00. Do not go for a drug test until advised by the Human Resources Department.

    Fingerprinting
    Employees are required to be fingerprinted by the Human Resources Department. The employee is responsible for the fee of $58.55. The criminal history background report must be received before an employee can report to work. If an employee fails to disclose all arrests or has arrests that are prohibited in the Hiring Guidelines, it will result in a Not-Eligible to Work status or termination.

    High School Diploma/Transcripts (as applicable)
    All positions with the Hernando County School District require a high school diploma or GED. A non-instructional employee who has acquired sixty (60) college credits or more, as verified by a transcript, will be paid an additional amount as approved by the School Board. When verification (an official transcript, etc.) is received by the Human Resources Department, an adjustment to the salary will be made from the beginning of the pay period during which it was received. The original offical High School Diploma, GED and or transcript, as per the job description requirment(s), must be presented to the Human Resources Department. Translation of foreign transcripts and a certificate of accuracy is required.

    College coursework transcripts must be offical and sealed from the college.

    Paraprofessional Requirements
    Applicants applying for a Paraprofessional position must have at least 60 College Credit Hours, an AA Degree or have passed the Para Pro test with a score of at least 464. www.ets.org/parapro

    FICA Alternative Plan (provided by the Human Resources Department to temporary employees/substitutes)

    Complete Online New Employee Orientation.

    Verification of Experience (for confidential, non-instructional, vocational teachers and professional/technical/supervisory personnel)

    In order for years of experience to be granted, the employment must be listed on the General Employment section of the online application. All experience must be verified by the former employer(s) using the appropriate Hernando County School District form provided below. It is the responsibility of the employee to request the forms.

    Professional/Technical/Supervisory personnel cannot be granted military experience. Confidential and non-instructional personnel may be granted up to three (3) years credit for military experience. A copy of the DD-214 must be submitted to the Human Resources Department. Confidential and non-instructional personnel may also be granted up to ten (10) years of experience for comparable work as determined by the Human Resources Department. The combination of military experience and comparable work experience cannot exceed ten (10) years. In order for granted experience to be retroactive to employee's start date, the verification form(s) must be received in the Human Resources Department within forty-five (45) days of the employee's start date. If the verification forms are received beyond the forty-five (45) days, the salary adjustment will be made from the beginning of the pay period during which the forms were received.

    Verification of Confidential / Non-Instructional / Vocational Instruction / Professional Technical Supervisory Form

    Verification of Experience (for instructional personnel)
    Instructional personnel may be granted up to ten (10) years credit for military experience. A copy of the DD-214 must be submitted to the Human Resources Department. Instructional personnel may be granted up to ten (10) years of teaching experience that is verified by the previous district(s). Proof of a satisfactory evaluation rating in a full-time teaching position for each year of verified service (in accordance with Florida Statute) must be received in order to be granted experience credit. Salary adjustments will be retroactive to employee's start date if the verification form(s) are received in the Human Resources Department within forty-five (45) days of the employee's start date. If the verification forms are received beyond the forty-five (45) days, the salary adjustment will be made from the beginning of the pay period during which the forms were received. In order to receive credit the employee must have met the following criteria:
    -received a satisfactory evaluation for each year
    -been employed full-time
    -been required to hold a valid teaching certificate
    -been employed by a regionally accredited institution

    Verification of Public School Experience Form

    Verification of Private School Experience Form


    Verification of Experience (for administrative personnel)
    Administrative personnel cannot be granted military experience. Administrative personnel may be granted up to fifteen (15) years of administrative experience that is verified by the previous employer(s). Salary adjustments will be retroactive to the employee's start date if the verification form(s) are received in the Human Resources Department within forty-five (45) days of the employee's start date. If the verification forms are received beyond the forty-five (45) days, the salary adjustment will be made from the beginning of the pay period during which the forms were received.

    Verification of Administrative Experience Form

    NOTICE OF USE OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS

    Florida law provides that State agencies including the Hernando County School Board (HCSB), must notify individuals of the circumstances that would require the collection of social security numbers. The following are the general scenarios under which the School Board must collect and use social security numbers:

    • For processing payroll and other human resource functions
    • For use in processing accounts payable and other purchasing functions
    • For use in the proper identification and background of screening employees, vendors and volunteers
    • For use in administering federal programs
    • For us in student enrollment and included as part of the student’s demographic record

    Please note that this is only a general listing of the uses of social security numbers by the School Board. If an individual has a specific question or concern regarding the disclosure of their social security number, they may contact Human Resources/Payroll, Purchasing or Student Services Departments at (352) 797-7000.

    All individuals are advised that social security numbers are confidential and may only be released under such circumstances as set forth in Florida’s Public Records Act.