Through my electronic signature below and the selection of "Submit," I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in making an employment decision. This application for employment shall be considered active for a period of 180 days. Any applicant willing to be considered from employment beyond this time should inquire as to whether or not applications are being accepted at that time.
I HEREBY UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT, IF HIRED, MY EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP WITH SWANSON CENTER WOULD BE “AT-WILL” UNLESS OTHERWISE MODIFIED BY SWANSON CENTER’S COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT. “AT-WILL” MEANS THAT THE EMPLOYEE MAY RESIGN AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY OR NO REASON, AND THE EMPLOYER MAY DISMISS THE EMPLOYEE AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON. IT IS FURTHER UNDERSTOOD THAT THIS “AT-WILL” EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP MAY NOT BE CHANGED BY ANY WRITTEN DOCUMENT OR BY CONDUCT UNLESS SUCH CHANGE IS SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGED IN WRITING BY AN AUTHORIZED EXECUTIVE OF SWANSON CENTER.
In the event of my employment, I understand that falsification, misrepresentation, or omission of information given in my application, resume, or any attachments or interviews will result in the denial of employment or immediate dismissal. I understand, also, that I am required to abide by all rules and regulations of Swanson Center.
(1) As a condition of and in consideration for Swanson Center’s consideration of my application for at-will employment, I give permission to Swanson Center or an agent acting on its behalf to investigate my personal employment history. I understand that this background information may include, but not be limited to, verification of all information on this application, as well as interviews with past employers. I further give permission to Swanson Center or its agent to conduct this investigation and to discuss the results of this investigation in connection with my application for employment. (2) I give permission to Swanson Center or its agent to contact all employers listed in my application (except those specifically excluded) for references. I further give permission to all current or previous employers, managers, or supervisors to discuss my relevant personal and employment history with Swanson Center or its agent. I further waive any rights I may have to receive a copy of any written statement provided my any of my former employers to Swanson Center or its agent. I further agree to indemnify all past employers for any liability they may incur because of reliance up this release. (3) I give permission to any agent, attorney, or representative of Swanson Center to receive a copy of any information obtained in the file of any federal, state or local court; governmental agency; law enforcement agency; professional licensing agency; regulatory agency; child protection agency; or investigator concerning or relating to me. I further consent to the release of such information and waive any right under state law concerning notification or the request for release of such information. In the even a state law does not provide prospective employers to have access to information, I hereby delegate Swanson Center as my agent for receipt of information. I understand that the scope of this investigation will be limited to criminal and civil records that relate to my honesty, integrity, and abilities. (4) I agree to fully cooperate in Swanson Center’s background investigation and to sign any waivers or releases or provide any fingerprints that may be necessary to obtain access to relevant information. In the event that any former employer or federal, state, or local government agency will not release reference information or criminal history information directly to the employer, I agree to personally request such information to the extent permitted by law. (5) I understand that any falsification or willful omission of fact made in my application for at-will employment or in connection with any background investigation will result in the rejection of my application, or, if discovered after an offer of employment, immediate termination. (6) In consideration of my employment, I agree to conform to the rules and regulations of Swanson Center, and my employment and compensation is “at will” in that I can be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either Swanson Center or myself except as otherwise provided by law, contract, or Swanson Center’s collective bargaining agreement. I understand that no manager or representative of Swanson Center, other than the Chief Executive Officer, has authority to enter into any agreement for employment for any specific period of time or to make any agreement or contract to the foregoing, and that any promises to the contrary will only be relied upon by me if they are in writing and signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Swanson Center.
In an effort to comply with governmental requirements for record-keeping, reporting, and other applicable legal obligations, we invite you to complete this equal employment survey. Providing this information is STRICTLY VOLUNTARY. Should you decline to provide the information, you will not be subject to any adverse personnel decision or action. Your cooperation is appreciated. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS FORM WILL NOT BE USED IN ANY HIRING DECISION. The information will be used and kept confidential in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
HISPANIC OR LATINO: All individuals of Cuban, Mexican, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American descent, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race. WHITE: All individuals having origins or any original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East. BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN: All individuals having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa. ASIAN: All individuals having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam. AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE: All individuals having origins in any of the original peoples of North America and South America (including Central America), and who maintain tribal affiliation or community attachment. NATIVE HAWAIIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER: All individuals having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands. TWO OR MORE RACES: All persons who identify with more than one of the above races, excluding Hispanic or Latino.Insert and format text, links, and images here.
**COMPLETION OF THE INFORMATION BELOW IS VOLUNTARY
Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.
DISABILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Blindness • Deafness • Cancer • Diabetes • Epilepsy • Autism • Cerebral Palsy • HIV/AIDS • Schizophrenia • Muscular Distrophy • Bipolar Disorder • Major Depression • Multiple Sclerosis • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) • Obsessive compulsive disorder • Impairments requiring use of a wheelchair • Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation)
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION NOTICE:
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in alternative format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Swanson Center is a federal contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, 38 U.S.C. § 4212 (VEVRAA), which requires federal contractors to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment: (1) disabled veterans; (2) recently separated veterans; (3) active duty wartime and campaign badge veterans; and (4) Armed Forces service medal veterans. The definitions for these classifications are provided at the end of this document.
As a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA, Swanson Center maintains an affirmative action plan covering the recruitment and employment of protected veterans. In addition to other provisions, the plan outlines our commitment to make efforts to recruit protected veterans, to make employment decisions without regard to an individual’s veteran status, to review our practices to ensure they do not create barriers for protected veterans, and to audit and monitor our efforts. In addition, we are required to submit a report to the United State Department of Labor each year identifying the number of our employees who are “protected veterans.” If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans defined below.
Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. The information provided will be used only in ways that are not inconsistent with the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended. The information you submit will be kept confidential, except that (i) supervisors and managers may be informed regarding restrictions on the work or duties of disabled veterans; (ii) first aid and safety personnel may be informed, when and to the extent deemed appropriate, if you have a condition which may require emergency treatment; and (iii) government officials engaged in enforcing laws administered by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or enforcing the Americans with Disabilities Act, may be informed.