Screening Programs for
South Carolina Baptist Convention Members

The South Carolina Baptist Convention offers two packages for employee screening, and two for volunteers. The level of screening is a choice for the individual church, and other options available. For further information or to speak with an HR Expert click here.

The four programs are:

To set up an account or for further information click here.

Extensive Employee Screening Package

(for new employees, full-time and part-time)

Residence Trace

Checks previous use of SSN and addresses connected to the user. Checks 30 billion records from 300 databases.

DiscoveryPlus

This is a name and date of birth search and includes the sex offender violent offender database, several local city and county courts and municipalities, state databases, and many national and international databases used by the Department of Homeland Security. The OffenderScan™ search includes registered sex offenders in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, several U.S. Territories and Native American Tribes. This sex offender database is updated weekly for accurate information.

County Court

May return records of any cases where the subject name matches that of a court record. Identifiers such as (DOB) date of birth, social security number (SSN), address etc are usually obtained. Provides details of offenses, disposition and/or current status of case. A small number of counties charge record access fees billed at cost.

Driving History - State DMV Records

Provides the driving history for the subject searched. One of the most valuable inquiries since it will often show the level of responsibility and self discipline exhibited by the applicant. May also include DOB, SSN, description of subject etc. Driving License Number is required. Some states require a signed release on a special form.
Available in most states.
*State Access Fees Not Included

Employment Verification

Contact is made with the named employer to verify the information given on the application form. Details are requested on dates employed, job position, and any other information related to the inquiry. A valid current telephone number must be provided. Three attempts are made to make contact with the employer.Additional fees for Directory Assistance charges billed at cost and database inquires billed at additional $8.25 per inquiry.

Education Verification

Verify that this subject received the degree or diploma that he/she claims and that it is issued by a valid institution and not Diploma Mill. There are at least 200 known diploma mills with new ones appearing daily.

Other Screening, Investigations etc.

Other types of background screening are available and should be part of due diligence in the hiring of more senior positions. These may be Civil records, Judgements, Tax Liens and so on. Ask SSS for advice in these circumstances.

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Basic Employee Screening Package

(for employees where employment verification and education verification)

Residence Trace

Checks previous use of SSN and addresses connected to the user. Checks 30 billion records from 300 databases.

DiscoveryPlus

This is a name and date of birth search and includes the sex offender violent offender database, several local city and county courts and municipalities, state databases, and many national and international databases used by the Department of Homeland Security. The OffenderScan™ search includes registered sex offenders in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, several U.S. Territories and Native American Tribes. This sex offender database is updated weekly for accurate information.

County Court

May return records of any cases where the subject name matches that of a court record. Identifiers such as (DOB) date of birth, social security number (SSN), address etc are usually obtained. Provides details of offenses, disposition and/or current status of case. A small number of counties charge record access fees billed at cost.

Driving History - State DMV Records

Provides the driving history for the subject searched. One of the most valuable inquiries since it will often show the level of responsibility and self discipline exhibited by the applicant. May also include DOB, SSN, description of subject etc. Driving License Number is required. Some states require a signed release on a special form.
Available in most states.
*State Access Fees Not Included

Other Screening, Investigations etc.

Other types of background screening are available and should be part of due diligence in the hiring of more senior positions. These may be Civil records, Judgements, Tax Liens and so on. Ask SSS for advice in these circumstances.

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Extensive Volunteer Screening Package

(for volunteers when a more extensive criminal check and driving history are desired)

Residence Trace

Checks previous use of SSN and addresses connected to the user. Checks 30 billion records from 300 databases.

DiscoveryPlus

This is a name and date of birth search and includes the sex offender violent offender database, several local city and county courts and municipalities, state databases, and many national and international databases used by the Department of Homeland Security. The OffenderScan™ search includes registered sex offenders in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, several U.S. Territories and Native American Tribes. This sex offender database is updated weekly for accurate information.

County Court

May return records of any cases where the subject name matches that of a court record. Identifiers such as (DOB) date of birth, social security number (SSN), address etc are usually obtained. Provides details of offenses, disposition and/or current status of case. A small number of counties charge record access fees billed at cost.

Other Screening, Investigations etc.

Other types of background screening are available and should be part of due diligence in the hiring of more senior positions. These may be Civil records, Judgements, Tax Liens and so on. Ask SSS for advice in these circumstances.

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Basic Volunteer Screening Package

(simple national criminal database search)

DiscoveryPlus

This is a name and date of birth search and includes the sex offender violent offender database, several local city and county courts and municipalities, state databases, and many national and international databases used by the Department of Homeland Security. The OffenderScan™ search includes registered sex offenders in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, several U.S. Territories and Native American Tribes. This sex offender database is updated weekly for accurate information.

Residence Trace

Checks previous use of SSN and addresses connected to the user. Checks 30 billion records from 300 databases.

Other Screening, Investigations etc.

Other types of background screening are available and should be part of due diligence in the hiring of more senior positions. These may be Civil records, Judgments, Tax Liens and so on. Ask SSS for advice in these circumstances.

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