Disclosure Process

Disclosure of convictions - GHS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. We require you to disclose any convictions, other than a minor traffic violation on the employment application and authorization of release form for background check.

A conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position applied for; however, failure to disclose a conviction will result in job offer rescission. Please read the following carefully.

It is impractical to list all minor traffic offenses valid for all States. When answering the question on the employment application, Have you ever been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation? The following is a list of offenses considered to be minor traffic violations. Again, this is not an all inclusive list of violations.

  • Blocking or retarding traffic
  • Careless driving (when not treated as reckless driving)
  • Crossing yellow line; driving left of centerline
  • Disobeying traffic lights, signs or signals
  • Driving on shoulder
  • Driving uninsured vehicle
  • Driving with blocked vision
  • Driving with expired plates or with plates
  • Driving without a license in possession (unless it is driving while under suspension)
  • Driving without registration or with improper registration
  • Driving wrong way on one-way street
  • Failure to comply with officer’s directives
  • Failure to have vehicle under control
  • Failure to keep to right of in line
  • Failure to signal
  • Failure to submit report following accident
  • Failure to yield right-of-way
  • Failure equipment (such as, detective exhaust, horn, lights, mirror, muffler, signal device, steering device, tailpipe, or wind shied wipers)
  • Following too closely
  • Improper backing, backing into intersection or highway; backing over crosswalk
  • Improper blowing of horn
  • Improper parking (such as, restricted area, fire hydrant, double parking, overtime parking
  • Improper passing; such as, passing on right, in no-passing zone, passing parked school bus, pedestrian in crosswalk (when not treated as reckless driving)
  • Improper turn
  • Leaving key in ignition
  • License plate improperly displayed or not displayed
  • Operating overloaded vehicle
  • Speeding (when not treated as reckless driving)
  • Spinning wheels; improper start, zigzagging; or weaving in traffic (when not treated as reckless driving)

If you have questions regarding the classification of an offense (traffic, misdemeanor or felony), please refer to your court documents to determine how the state judged the offense. If you have further questions about whether to list a criminal conviction, please consult a human resources representative for assistance. Please list the conviction, regardless of whether the conviction was the result of a plea, no contest, a finding, and regardless of whether you have received a pardon or expungement.