Yes, Casey’s General Store does background checks. The company’s application form tells you what kind of background checks they do.
The form asks about your criminal record. It confirms that some positions require a pre-employment drug test and comprehensive criminal record screening.
Also, it states that a “conviction will not necessarily disqualify [an] applicant from employment.”
Not only that, but applicants in Illinois don’t need to report expunged records. In addition, there is a section on the form for the hiring manager to record comments from previous employers. So, at a minimum, Casey’s will check out your previous work history.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
Employers in some states look only at the last seven years for a background check. Here is a list of those states:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
(* sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require one.)
However, some states actually won’t check for charges where you were found not guilty. Below are these states:
- New York
Lastly, take a look at these states that look at your entire record, including any not guilty verdicts:
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
Casey’s General Store has some good online ratings from staff.
On glassdoor.com, they get 3 out of 5 based on 520 reviews.
There are 2,500 reviews on indeed.com. Here, they are rated 3.5 out of 5. Most interestingly, the highest marks are for workplace culture, work-life balance and management.
What felonies Casey’s will not hire
There are no stated convictions that will stop you from being hired immediately. There are some below that will give you a harder time, though.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
Unfortunately, all Casey’s does not hire former felons, according to their statement. However, since we have accounts of former felons getting hired, we’re going to look at some of the offenses that will stop you from being hired.
Theft and fraud convictions will be an issue. This is because you may be handling cash or credit cards. Plus, this is where lottery and gaming laws come into play.
Driving offenses may give you some trouble if your job will be behind the wheel of a company vehicle.
So, plan to be honest about your background. Focus on what you have to offer as an employee. Take some comfort from the fact that, depending on the circumstances, you may be able to get a job at Casey’s General Store with a felony!
Does Casey’s hire sex offenders?
We don’t know, unfortunately. They didn’t tell us directly and there wasn’t anything posted online.
Does Casey’s General Store drug test?
Yes, Casey’s General Store does drug test prospective employees. They may also drug test current staff.
The company’s drug and alcohol policy says testing is done for driving and “safety-sensitive” positions. “Safety-sensitive” covers any position where an accident could cause serious injury, death or property damage.
Drug tests are done before hiring and later at random. In addition, they are done when there is reasonable suspicion and after an accident. Tests may also be required during or after substance abuse rehabilitation.
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