Yes, you must agree to a background check when applying to the company. However, our sources show they may only go back seven years.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
Like the company DoorDash, some states only go back seven years. The states on this list won’t look at anything older than that:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
(* sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require one.)
There are eight states that won’t look at any not guilty cases:
- Indiana (limited check)
- New York
However, be aware if you live in one of the states on this list. They will see your entire record, even the not guilty verdicts:
- Indiana (extensive check)
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
We found DoorDash’s ratings online. Glassdoor.com gives them 3.9 stars out of 5. The pros of being a Dasher are the flexible schedule and getting paid the same day. The cons are the inconsistencies of deliveries in certain areas.
What felonies DoorDash will not hire
There are likely some charges, particularly related to driving, that will stop your application in its tracks . . . but they didn’t share them with us.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
Are you still asking, does DoorDash hire felons? It looks like they do. However, certain felonies will hurt your chances. Since you’ll be transporting products directly to the customers, any driving felonies, violent crimes, or drug- or alcohol-related charges will hold you back.
Does DoorDash hire sex offenders?
We don’t know, but we think it unlikely due to the nature of the job.
Does DoorDash drug test?
Our sources show they won’t drug test during the hiring process, but it’s best to be prepared just in case they do.
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