Employment Verification

Employment Eligibility and Background Verification

Records Building - 500 Elm Street, Suite 4100, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: (214) 653-7638 • Fax: (214) 653-7608

Verification of Employment Eligibility

Dallas County employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification and complete Form I-9, as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Section 86-95 of the Dallas County onboarding policy.

Employment Background Verification

Background checks are conducted on all applicants and may include any of the following, based on the type of position for which you are applying.

Section 86-351-359 of the Dallas County onboarding policy.

  • Social security number
  • Employment history
  • Motor vehicle record
  • Criminal History
    • Instances of deferred adjudication must be referenced on your application.
  • Educational history
    • Diplomas / transcripts must be from an accredited institution and certified (embossed with the institution’s raised seal). To check your institution’s accreditation, click here.
  • Professional/technical certifications and licenses.

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