Below you will find many companies that hire felons in Colorado. Please take note that every company listed does hire felons in some capacity but exact policies vary per position and/or location. In addition to the list we wanted to highlight some great jobs for felons in Colorado.
Jobs for Felons in Colorado
Car dealerships often have jobs for felons. Larry H Miller Toyota of Boulder Colorado is a great example of this by allowing anyone with a felony at least three years old work for them. You may start out detailing cars or even working in the shop but dealerships often promote from within to sales positions. If you are good at sales then you could end up making a great living.
Connect Colorado is a state run department that specializes in finding jobs for each and every resident of the state. They will also work with you closely to find you companies that hire felons specifically. Their job board is often updated every single day with a vast verity of different occupations.
Connect Colorado also helps with resume writing, interview skills and offers many other helpful resources like:
- Computers with internet access
- Training for job seekers
- Referral services
- Career counseling and Guidance
Southwest Airlines has many positions open regularly for gate agents and also at their call center. A benefit of working for an airline is that you can often fly anywhere in the world free of charge or at least with a very good discount. Southwest also offers many other benefits to all of their employees like:
- Medical and Dental insurance
- HSA Accounts
- Life Insurance
- 401K and profit sharing
List of Companies that Hire Felons in Colorado
Salvation Army – Many openings for felons.
Lowes – Applicants may be rejected if an interview or background check reveals that the applicant has been convicted of a felony or offense against property such as receipt of stolen property, larceny, embezzlement, burglary, or similar convictions.
Southwest Airlines – Felons considered depending on conviction.
Goodwill – Felonies must be a non-violent and non-sexual felony, along with no serious theft charges.
All Copy Products – Denver, CO – This person must be willing to submit to a criminal background check, no felonies in the past 7 years and no convictions that are theft related.
Colorado Department of Personnel – Felony convictions of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from consideration for positions.
Intel Logistic – No more than 3 moving violations within the past 3 years. Felonies older than 7 years will be reviewed. MUST have 1 Year experience driving tractor trailer with.
JPMorgan Chase – 5 locations – Note that any felony conviction within the last seven years will disqualify you.
Snelling – Denver & Greenwood Village, CO – Candidates must have a background clear of any violent or theft related offenses and all felonies for the past 7 years.
Transdev – Denver, CO – No felony convictions within the last 7 years. No suspensions or revocations of driver’s license in the past 3 years. No DUI/DWAI within the last 7 years..
Sherman Brothers – Sheridan, CO – No more than 5 moving violations in the past 5 years, no more than 3 moving violations in the past 3 years. No felony convictions in the last 10 years.
Larry H Miller Toyota Boulder – Boulder, CO – Must have a clean drivers record, no felonies in the last 3 years.
Kleinfelder – Denver, CO – No conviction of a felony offense in the last 7 years or any pending felony charge(s).
Baron TransportDenver, CO – If a driver has a felony, how old must it be? At least 7 years. Maximum Moving Violation Restrictions for past 3 years: 4.
Background Check Limits in Colorado
It is important to understand that some states have laws regarding how far back a criminal background check can go. Here are the laws.
Twelve states do not allow any felony conviction information older than seven years to be reported.
- New Hampshire*
- New York *
- Texas *
(* exceptions based on pay/salary)
Some states will not report court cases where you were found NOT guilty: Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Alaska, California, New York and Michigan.
These states will report unlimited numbers of years back of felony convictions and also report NOT guilty verdicts: Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, DC, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.