Disqualifiers

Automatic Disqualifiers
Criminal History
  • Any felony conviction
  • Any conviction for a crime for which the punishment could have been more than 2 years
  • Conviction of 1 or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as Class B misdemeanors within the preceding 5 years
  • Conviction of 2 or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as Class A misdemeanors within the preceding 5 years
Traffic Violations
  • Having a driver's license suspended or revoked in the 3 years before making an application or at any time after the date of application; entering a plea of no contest, being convicted, or receiving a prayer for judgment continued for a traffic offense which may result in the suspension or revocation of driving privileges
  • A DUI or DWI conviction within the past 5 years
  • 2 or more accidents in which the applicant was charged and convicted within the preceding 3 years
  • 3 or more convictions of moving violations or the accumulation of 8 points using the North Carolina point system within the preceding 3 years
  • 4 or more convictions of moving violations within the preceding 5 years
  • 5 or more convictions of moving violations within the preceding 7 years
Drugs
  • Any involvement in the sale of illegal drugs
  • Prior drug usage is evaluated for the extent of the use and how recent the use has been
Credit
  • Demonstrated history of financial irresponsibility (no more than 14 credit points)
Other
  • Military personnel must have an honorable discharge and must be eligible for re-enlistment
  • Untruthfulness or the intentional withholding of information on any application, interview, or paperwork associated with the position
  • Deliberate inaccuracies or incomplete statements
  • Cheating on any examination or testing associated with the position