All employment screening services including pre-employment drug screening and pre-employment criminal record background checks are available in Maine.
Our criminal records Smart Search Plus® has become the industry standard for a quality criminal records background check.
It includes an unlimited check of the Federal criminal records repositories in the states where the applicant has lived for the past 7 years.
It also includes a check of any needed state and county criminal records checks as well as a social security number address history trace, a multi-state criminal records database search and a check of of the sex offender registry in all 50 states.
It is the criminal records background check now chosen by most of our clients. For a brief overview of all of our employment screening services, please Click Here
Non-conviction records may be accessed by employers only with the express authorization of a court or statute or to determine the suitability of prospective law enforcement officers. 16 Me. Rev. Stat. § 613. Employers may obtain criminal history records for individuals currently within the judicial system.
Employers may also confirm criminal records through inquiries asto specific individuals, charges and dispositions.
Pre-detention records (i.e., time and place of arrest, name of arrested individual, and attendant circumstances) are in the public domain. 16 Me. Rev. Stat. §§ 612, 612-A.Conviction:
Employers have free access to conviction records.16 Me. Rev. Stat. § 615. However, the use of the criminal record information may be invalidated if it adversely affects members of a protected class, unless the employer can demonstrate the relationship of such a selection procedure to performance on the job.
Maine Pre-Employment Inquiry Guide Regs. § 3.02
.Juvenile adjudications can be sealed 3 years after final discharge provided the person has no subsequent criminal history and there are not current charges pending against the person. Me.
National Employment Screening provides professional pre employment screening and employment background check services to Maine employers to help you protect your employees and clients from the costly effects of making a “Bad Hire.”
We provide employment screening services for hospitals, nursing homes, franchised auto dealers, staffing companies, employee leasing companies, PEO’s, trucking and transportation companies, banks, high tech companies, insurance companies and all other employers in all Maine cities.
The state of Maine has increased their court access fees.