[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Rockville Centre as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-7-1986 by L.L. No. 1-1986]
Notwithstanding the provisions of the Public Officers Law, the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Rockville Centre may appoint or reappoint a person to the office of Treasurer, Clerk, Deputy Treasurer, Deputy Clerk, Assessor, Administrator, Superintendent of Public Works, Utilities and Buildings, Director of Recreation, Director of Human Services, Purchasing Agent, and Director of Senior Center if said person resides within the Village of Rockville Centre or within the County of Nassau, New York.
[Adopted 4-28-2008 by L.L. No. 1-2008]
No person shall be hired by the Village of Rockville Centre as a full-time or part-time employee in the Parks and Recreation Department, Martin Luther King Center and/or the Sandel Senior Center, or in any other position where the Village Administrator determines that a substantial part of the duties of such position involves contact with minor children, unless such person first has undergone a satisfactory criminal history check performed by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Prior to hiring any person described in Subsection A hereof, the Village shall obtain from such person a fingerprint card and submit the same to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, together with any applicable fee, and receive a favorable criminal history record information report from such Division with respect to the criminal history of the person to be hired.
The Village Administrator, or the designee of the Village Administrator, shall be responsible for reviewing the criminal history record information report.
If a prospective or probationary employee has been convicted of a felony and/or a misdemeanor, any decision regarding such prospective or probationary employee’s fitness for a position shall be made upon a review including, without limitation, the factors contained in New York Correction Law §§ 751 through 753, inclusive.