Jobs for Ex-Offenders

Finding a job when you have a criminal record or a felony is more difficult

Here's where to apply 

But it’s not impossible!


Manufacturing & Food Production

Factories exist all over and they are always looking to hire. It is hard work and the pay isn’t always great, but it’s steady and offers opportunities to grow.

Where to Apply:

– Unilever  – Tyson Foods  – Aramark – Pepsi Co – Coca Cola – Campbell Soup Co. – Del Monte Foods – Kraft – Perdue Farms – General Mills – General Electric

Oil, Gas & Energy

If you are physically fit, don’t mind hard work or getting dirty, and live in the right area or are willing to move or travel, you might consider a job in the oil and gas industry.

Where to Apply:

– Chevron – Exxon Mobile – BP – Shell Oil – Exelon – Koch Industries – Gibson Energy – Duke Energy

Community Service Agencies

A former felon can find it very rewarding to give back to their community, which is why many former inmates end up working or volunteering with community service agencies.

Where to Apply:

– Goodwill – Salvation Army – Volunteers of America – Local shelters and charities – Local addiction support companies

Warehousing, Shipping & Receiving

Companies have a lot of inventory and require staff to load and unload these boxes, arrange shipments, verify records and deliveries, and stock shelves.

Where to Apply:

– Keurig Dr Pepper – Amazon Warehouse – Publix – PAC Worldwide – Restaurant Depot – DAP Products – Walmart – Target – Whole Foods – Sam’s Club

Construction & Skilled Trade

Between electricians, plumbers, carpenters, welders, woodworkers, construction sites, roofers, HVAC, and general labor needs, there are many different job opportunities.

Where to Apply:

– United States Steel – Labor Finders – Ace Hardware – J.B. Hunt – Caterpillar – ServiceMaster – WIS International – Lowe’s – Home Depot – Local companies

Driving & Trucking

If you don’t mind long-distance travel and being alone on the road, many trucking and transportation companies offer on-the-job training and typically pay well.

Where to Apply:

– United Parcel Service  – FedEx – Swift Transportation – J.B. Hunt – Walmart – CRST International – TransAm Trucking – Prime, Inc. – Allied Van Lines – Knight Transportation

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