Careers for Felons

If you’re an ex-offender looking for work, these careers might be options for you.

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1. Car Salesman

Car Salesman

Car Salesman

Your Match?

A car salesman is responsible for showing and selling automobiles to people who visit a car dealership.

2. Baker

Baker

Baker

Your Match?

A baker is someone who will mix and bake ingredients according to recipes to make a variety of breads, pastries, and other baked goods.

3. Restaurant Cook

Restaurant Cook

Restaurant Cook

Your Match?

A restaurant cook is someone whose responsibility it is to prepare and cook various appetizers, entrees and desserts; to ensure the ingredients used are fresh; to make sure the work area is clean; and to have any necessary equipment readily available.

4. Food Server

Food Server

Food Server

Your Match?

A food server is someone who performs a variety of customer service, food preparation, and cleaning duties in full-service restaurants, casual dining eateries, and other eating and drinking places.

5. Welder

Welder

Welder

Your Match?

A welder is a skilled tradesman who joins metal together, or fills and repairs holes on metal constructions through the use of intense heat and gas.

6. Carpenter

Carpenter

Carpenter

Your Match?

Carpenters are skilled craftsmen who work in the construction industry fabricating primarily wood constructions; from the entire framework of a building to ornate woodwork on stairs and trim.

7. Electrician

Electrician

Electrician

Your Match?

Electricians are tradesmen whose responsibilities are to design, install, maintain and troubleshoot electrical wiring systems.

8. Sales Representative

Sales Representative

Sales Representative

Your Match?

A sales representative is someone who showcases and sells a product or products to businesses, organizations and government agencies, rather than selling directly to consumers.

9. Telemarketer

Telemarketer

Telemarketer

Your Match?

A telemarketer is someone who is a phone-based sales representative, working in employer call centres or for third-party call centre firms.