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Below you will find companies and jobs for felons in Virginia. 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 leads for us please notify our organization, Help for Felons.

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Jobs for Felons In Virginia

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


HOODZ – Tyson Corner /Woodbridge / Georgetown,DC – The crew member position involves helping crew leader get the job done with a big emphasis on wiping down vent hood (stainless steel) after the crew leader were pressure washed it and then mopping the floor. Pass 7 year background check (felonies/violent misdemeanors).

Innovairre Communications – Forest, VA – Various types of jobs. No felony convictions in the past 10 years.

Omni Air International – Dulles, VA – Must be able to pass a 10 year background/criminal/motor vehicle records check and pre-employment drug screen

AECOM – Norfolk, VA – Aircraft industry Jobs – Must be able to obtain an approved status from the Contractor Verification System which includes a 7 year background check and obtain a Security Clearance for Public Trust.

Staffing Agency Jobs


Goodwin William Staffing – Orange, VA and various locations in Virginia – Must be able to pass a 7 year background screening and drug test.

Office Jobs


Air France KLM – Dulles, VA – Passenger Service Agent. Air France conducts a comprehensive 7 year background check. Please be prepared to provide documentation of your 7 year history upon hire.

Transportation Jobs


POSTALMILE – Richmond, VA – Must be able to pass a 7 year background screening (no infractions of any kind).

Miller Truck Lines, LLC – Columbus, OH and Other Locations – Class A CDL Drivers Needed. No positive drug or alcohol test within the last 10 years. Felony convictions, within the past 10 years will be subject to review.

First Fleet – Elkton, VA – Must possess a Class A CDL from the state of residence. No felony convictions within past 7 years. No DUI/DWI, drug or alcohol related convictions within past 5 years.

Other Types of Jobs


Tradesmen International – Various locations -Must pass a 7 year background investigation and a Hair follicle Drug Test. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees serving the world’s best shipyards and yacht builders.

Jet Aviation – Washington/Dulles  – Ground Support Agent. Be able to pass an FAA required 10 year background check and 7 year criminal check.

Courier Distribution Systems – Chesapeake, VA – Various positions in Virginia and other states. Must be able to pass a 7 year background screening (no infractions of any kind).

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Background Check Limits in Virginia

It is important to understand that some states have laws regarding how far back a criminal background check can go. Unfortunately Virginia 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, 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.

Felony Expungement – In a number of states it is possible to have your felony conviction either expunged or sealed. Imagine having your record swiped clean! Learn more here.

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