Jiffy Lube will certainly perform a background check. Employers must confirm your identity and your eligibility to work in the United States. You give permission for a background check by signing this statement on the Jiffy Lube application form:
“I understand that . . . as a condition of any employment offer, I will need to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. I certify that all of the information I have provided is true.”
In her article “Background Checks for Employment”, Alison Doyle says “some surveys show that up to 70 percent of employers require employees to undergo background checks before hiring.” Background checks can vary greatly from employer to employer. They range from simply checking your social security number to calling previous employers to confirm you work history to checking your credit history and criminal record.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
If your felony conviction was seven years ago, these states won’t even look at them in a background check:
- New Hampshire*
- New York *
- Texas *
(* sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require one.)
Eight states don’t consider not guilty court cases. These are:
- New York
Be aware, if you live in one of these states, that they will see everything (even your not guilty verdicts):
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
Overall, Jiffy Lube has a fair to good rating as a company. Glassdoor.com gives them a 2.9 rating out of 5 based on 485 individual reviews. Employees at all levels of the company, from Customer Service Advisors to Managers, wrote reviews.
Jiffy Lube received the highest marks for offering good starter positions and the opportunity to work as part of a team.
What felonies Jiffy Lube will not hire
There are no known convictions that will automatically disqualify you from getting hte job. But there are some with extra barriers, read on:
What felonies will have a difficult time getting a job here?
Certain convictions will limit your job options at Jiffy Lube. You should be aware of how your record could impact your chances.
For example, a Customer Service Advisor handles cash. Therefore, people with theft convictions likely won’t get hired. However, there are other positions you are still eligible for.
You also must be able to drive a vehicle, so convictions impacting this can be an added obstacle. Keep this in mind when you apply.
Does Jiffy Lube hire sex offenders?
Unfortunately, we don’t know. They might, but haven’t made it known if they have.
Does Jiffy Lube drug test?
Yes, Jiffy Lube does drug test. You’ll notice by signing the application you’re also agreeing to a drug test before you’re hired. However, some staff say they completed a drug test before employment and some after they were hired, or after they made a mistake on the job.
Make sure you’re clean before you apply, because you don’t want to lose out on the opportunity.
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