Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger, a resident of the Vintage Hills Elementary School neighborhood, on Jan 29, 2013 at 4:42 pm
Kathleen Ruegsegger is a member (registered user) of PleasantonWeekly.com
From the RFP I posted above:
G. The Proposer shall utilize only its employees to provide the Crossing Guard Program. The Proposer shall be required to provide for the supervision of all employees associated with conducting the Crossing Guard Program; including the recruitment, pre-employment screening, hiring, discipline, and termination of employees.
H. The Proposer shall provide personnel equipped and trained in appropriate procedures for crossing pedestrians in marked crosswalks. Such personnel shall herein be referenced as Crossing Guards. In the performance of their duties the Proposer and Crossing Guards shall conduct themselves in accordance with the conditions of this Agreement and the laws and codes of the State of California and the City of Pleasanton.
O. The Proposer shall certify that all employees selected to perform the duties of a crossing guard in the City of Pleasanton have never been convicted of, or pled nolo contendere to, any felony, a crime of moral turpitude, or a crime against children, including, but not limited to, following:
￼ Conduct which requires registration under California Penal Code § 290;
Conduct which requires registration under California Health and Safety Code § 11590;
Conduct which requires registration under California Penal Code § 457.1;
Conduct in violation of California Penal Code §§ 220, 245.3, 245.5, 261, 264.1, 266(e), 266(h), 266(i), 314, 315, 316, 318, 647(a), 647(b), or 647(d);
Any offense listed in California Penal Code § 12021;
Any offense involving the use of force or violence upon another person;
Any offense involving theft, fraud, dishonesty or deceit;
Any offense involving the manufacture, sales, possession, or use of a controlled substance, as defined by the California Health and Safety code.
Conspiracy or attempt to commit any of the aforementioned offenses.
The Proposer shall not provide Crossing Guards that:
Currently, or have been within the past five years, an unlawful user of a controlled substance as defined by the California Health and Safety Code; and/or within a class of persons defined in the California Welfare and Institutions Code §§ 8100 or 8103.
In addition, the recruitment process shall incorporate a Pre-Employment Screening Program that includes:
An employment reference check;
A criminal background check and a fingerprint check;
A drug and alcohol screening test;
Social Security verification; and
Only documented, authorized Proposer employees are eligible to work or permitted on or in City facilities (Verification of the INS-9 forms must be provided to the City upon request).
In order to establish identity and ineligibility under item 3 of this Agreement, all Crossing Guards shall provide the City with fingerprints and a recent photograph on an annual basis. Fingerprints shall be taken at a place designated by the City.
P. Any employee whose conduct is not satisfactory, as determined by the City of Pleasanton, shall be removed from providing crossing guard services in the City of Pleasanton.
It goes on for many pages.