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Below you will find companies and jobs for felons in Pennsylvania. Please note that every company listed is a felon friendly employer but exact policies vary per position and/or location. We are always working on expand our list of companies that hire felons. If you have any job leads for us please notify our organization, Help for Felons.

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List of Jobs for Felons In Pennsylvania

Please remember that we have many other pages of felon friendly job resources in addition to this page. Here are just a few:

General Labor Jobs


Broadband Express, LLC  – Currently has jobs posted in Washington, PA, but has may have jobs in other locations as well. Pennsylvania residents do not have to identify felonies at time of application, but will be reviewed on offer of employment. This cable installation company rewards hard work, and offers bonuses.

Hoodz International -Philadelphia, PA and Levittown, PA –This is night-shift based work involving cleaning restaurant equipment, night-shift work available. Felonies of 7 years or older considered.

Eternity Mart, Inc. – Lebanon, PA – Warehouse assistants for all aspects of operation needed. No recent felonies. Pay is between $9-12 an hour. Includes benefits and a raise after probationary period.

Lamberts Cable Splicing Company, LLC  – Greencastle, PA – Laborers needed to install and bury cables. Felonies considered on a case-by-case basis.

Pacific Rail Services – Multiple locations in Pennsylvania – Must be able to pass a 7 year background check. Any Felonies in the last 7 years may be a disqualified. Must have valid driver’s license. Must be able to pass a hair follicle drug test. This is an On-The Job- Training (OJT) opportunity that allows those who need some additional skills for the job to be hired and the trained on the job.

Prince Telecom, LLC  – Levittown, PA- Workers wanted for reputable cable installation business. No felonies within the past 10 years.

Triple D Communications, LLC – Girard, PA – Copper wire splicing jobs available for those with felonies over 10 years old.

Communications Construction Group, LLC – Willow Grove and Springfield, PA – Coax splicers wanted, includes benefits. Only report felonies that have occurred in the past 10 years, and you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Prime Communications, Inc – Philadelphia, PA- Lead cable technicians wanted, felony status will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.

Parkside Utility Construction, LLC – Imperial, PA and other locations – General construction labor.

Total Restoration Contracting – Limerick, PA (Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties) – Looking for an employee that has experience working with dry wall, construction, basic hand tools and power drills. No violent felonies EVER or felonies in the last three (3) years. We cannot accept applicants for this position who have records for crimes which involve elements of deceit, untruthfulness or falsification, larceny or burglary.

Staffing Agency Jobs


Express Employment Professionals – State College, PA – May have felon friendly jobs from time to time.

JFC Staffing Companies – Harrisburg, PA and other locations

HTSS Inc. – Emmaus, PA

Tempstar Staffing – York and Hanover, PA

Spherion – Multiple locations around Pennsylvania.

Office Jobs


NONE LISTED – CHECK BACK SOON!

Transportation Jobs


Truckers America – Hiring Class-A CDL license holders at a rate of $20.50 with safety and hiring bonuses. Current positions are open in Leesport, PA, but this company operates nationally with other locations available. No Felonies within the past 7 years.

Executive Coach, Inc – Lancaster, PA – Coach service drivers wanted with a class B license, felonies reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Norfolk Southern Corp.  – Harrisburg, PA – Trucking jobs available regularly, Class-A driver’s license required within 90 days of employment.

Dot-Line Transportation – Harrisburg, PA – Trucking jobs, no felonies in the past 10 years.

Hospitality & Restaurant Jobs


IHOP – A number of these restaurants do not run background checks. Various Locations in PA.

Taco Bell – Various Locations in PA.

Wendy’s – Various Location in Pennsylvania.

Cracker Barrel – Various Location in Pennsylvania.

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Other Types of Jobs


Background Check Limits in Pennsylvania

It is important to understand that some states have laws regarding how far back a criminal background check can go. Unfortunately Pennsylvania does not limit how far back an employer can do a background check. Here are the laws in other states.

Twelve states do not allow any felony conviction information older than seven years to be reported.

  • California
  • Colorado*
  • Kansas*
  • Maryland*
  • Massachusetts
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire*
  • New York *
  • Texas *
  • Washington*

(* 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, Pennsylvania, 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.

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