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Automatic Disqualifiers

According to the NC Criminal Justice Training & Standard Title 12 NCAC Chapter 9B .0101/9B .0111

  • Felony Criminal History
    • Any felony convictions or UNLAWFUL ACT DEFINED AS A FELONY CRIME;
    • Any crime for which the conviction could have been punishment of more than two years incarceration;
  • Misdemeanors Criminal History
    • A crime or unlawful act defined as a "Class B misdemeanor" within the five year period prior to the date of application for employment;
    • Four or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as "Class B misdemeanors" by the NC Training and Standards Commission regardless of the date of conviction;
    • Four or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as "Class A misdemeanors" except the applicant may be employed if the last conviction occurred more than two years prior to the date of an application for employment
  • Other
    • Dishonorable discharge from any military service (General discharges and Uncharacterized discharges will be considered on a case by case basis)
    • 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
    • Certain past drug use will also result in disqualification. Marijuana usage in the last 18 months or usage of Schedule I drugs and other drugs in the past 10 years.
    • DWI, DUI or any driving after the consumption of alcohol charges within the last 5 years from the time of disposition in court.
    • The City of Fayetteville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only US Citizens are eligible for hire. The City of Fayetteville will not refuse to hire a disabled applicant who is capable of performing the essential requirements of a job with reasonable accommodation.