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Basic Qualifications and Disqualifiers



Our minimum qualifications for employment are:

  • 18 years old at time of application
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Valid driver's license
  • Eligible to work in the United States



  • Used, sold, grown or manufactured illegal drugs within the last 12 months
  • Convicted of a drug charge within the last five years
  • DUI or assignment to an ASAP program within the last five years
  • Convicted of a felony within the last five years
  • Poor driving record with numerous moving violations and serious accidents
  • Virginia driver's license with more than five negative driving points on the date of hire 
  • Cannot have a reckless moving violation within three years of hire date


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