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All full-time Instructional, non-instructional, administrative and temporary instructors must take a drug test. The applicant must appear at one of the approved location sites prior to the expiration date noted on the general Drug Test Authorization form. Failure to comply with the expiration date requirement will result in disqualification of employment eligibility or any further consideration for employment by Miami-Dade County Public Schools for a three year period.
Applicants who test negative and are hired may not report to work until the work location administrator receives notification of a negative test result. Notification is provided through the administrator's Electronic Summary Screen.
Applicants confirmed as testing positive will be notifed by the Medical Review Officer (MRO) and be ineligible for employment for three years. According to School Board Rule 6Gx13-4-1.05 employees who test positive for alcohol or drugs shall be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.
Charter Schools and Leased Maintenance staff must procure their drug testing authorization form by visiting the Drug Testing Office within Operations and Network Services (1450 N.E. 2nd Ave, suite 150, Miami, Florida 33132). Staff must obtain clearance form from the Fingerprinting Office prior to visiting the Drug testing Office. The cost for drug screening is $32.50 (MONEY ORDER ONLY) made out to Miami-Dade County Public Schools. NO CASH, NO CHECKS, NO STAMPS.