Employment Application

Orange Grove Center thanks you for your interest in applying for a job with our company.

Please accept this as the official notification of the documents that you are REQUIRED to provide to the Human Resources Department BEFORE being considered for employment.

  1. Proof of completion of high school, a GED. College degree is required for some positions
  2. Documents that establish identity and employment eligibility include copy of driver’s license or State-issued ID and Social Security Card.
  3. Three-year Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) required for positions that involve driving a company vehicle.

To expedite the employment process, it is recommended that you secure these documents and have them available should you be called for an interview.

The following convictions may result in the agency rescinding any job offer made:

(1) Any felony or;
(2) A misdemeanor involving physical harm to a person including but not limited to neglect or abuse or a misdemeanor involving financial harm/exploitation to a person including but not limited to theft, misappropriation of funds, fraud or breach of fiduciary duty; or
(3) a misdemeanor involving illicit drugs, drug/alcohol misuse or sexual misbehavior (e.g. indecent exposure, voyeurism) within ten years prior to employment with OGC; unless the misdemeanor conviction is a first and only occurrence of a DUI (DUI 1), public intoxication, or simple possession of marijuana, then it shall not have occurred during a period of less than one (1) year prior to employment

Any job offers will be contingent upon satisfactory completion of the following.

  • Reference and Background checks
  • Finger Printing – (See the attached Request for an Exemption if you have a felony or misdemeanor conviction)
  • TB Testing
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Screening (physical)

Any and all employment offers would be contingent upon successful completion of the entire OGC employment process. Assuming you are offered employment, paid training must be successfully completed prior to starting your job.

The entire process from application submittal to job offer may take from 11 to 30 days depending upon your level of cooperation.

If the background check results received are deemed unsatisfactory, you will be notified in writing.

Employment Application

The Orange Grove Center
615 Derby Street * Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

This application will remain active for 3 months from the date you apply

Current Open Position for Which You Are Applying:

073 Employment Services Job Coach

Pre-Employment Drug Testing Consent and Release Form

I hereby consent to submit to urinalysis or other tests as shall be determined by The Orange Grove Center, Inc., in the selection process of applicants for employment, for the purpose of determining the drug content thereof.

I agree that a provider selected by The Orange Grove Center, Inc., may collect these specimens for these tests and may test them or forward them to a testing laboratory designated by the company for analysis.

I further agree to and hereby authorize the release of the results of said tests to The Orange Grove Center, Inc.

I further agree to hold harmless The Orange Grove Center, Inc., and its agents (including the above named physician or clinic) from any liability arising in whole or in part out of the collection of specimens, testing, and use of the information from said testing in connection with The Orange Grove Center's consideration of my employment application.

I further agree that a reproduced copy of this pre-employment consent and release form shall have the same force and effect as the original.

I have carefully read the foregoing and fully understand its contents. I acknowledge that my signing of this consent and release form is a voluntary act on my part and that I have not been coerced into signing this document by anyone.

Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action

Applicant Voluntary Self-Identification Form

Our company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. No question on this form is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.

We are subject to certain governmental record-keeping and reporting requirements for the administration of civil rights laws and regulations. In order to comply with these laws, the Company invites applicants to voluntarily self-identify their gender, race and ethnicity. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. The information will be kept confidential and will only be used in accordance with the provisions of applicable law, executive orders and regulations, including those that require the information to be summarized and reported to the federal government for civil rights enforcement. The data will not identify specific individuals.

Active U. S. Military?

Military Veteran?

Disabled Veteran?

Please indicate your gender and choose from one of the seven racial/ethnic categories below.

- A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
- A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East or North Africa.

- A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.

- A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa or other Pacific Islands.

- A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia or the Indian subcontinent, e.g., Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand and Vietnam.

- A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.

- A person who identifies with more than one of the above races, excluding those who identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino.