Background Unit

Live Scan Appointments, Proof of Education, and Exam Eligibility Review

The Backgrounds Unit reviews the applications of all candidates on an eligible list to ensure that they meet City background standards. The process includes a review of work experience, admitted conviction information, and any special license, education or training required. Staff fingerprints new hires to the City and notifies departments of any potentially disqualifying criminal history information received from the Department of Justice.

If you received a notice requesting submission of proof of education, proof of a valid California Driver’s License, Work History, etc. please email documents to:

AIF Review Team

In response to Mayor’s Executive Directive No. 15, Departments are responsible for ensuring the Additional Information Form (AIF) and supporting documents are properly completed and submitted via email to

If you are looking for information regarding Public Safety positions (Police and Fire Sworn), visit Personnel's Public Safety page.