Personal Integrity – An applicant must not have committed any act(s) in their background that would indicate a lack of personal integrity or morality on the part of the applicant.
Dishonesty – An applicant must not intentionally or unintentionally omit facts during any part of the background investigation.
Drivers License – Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and out-of-state applicants must obtain a New Mexico driver’s license within 30 days of being hired.
Driving History – An applicant must not have a noticeable pattern of traffic arrests, citations and/or convictions within the last 3 years. Stop sign violations, red light violations, reckless driving, speeding, parking tickets, and careless driving are just a few examples of traffic violations that could disqualify an applicant if he/she has developed a pattern.
Employment History – An applicant must not have a history of unsatisfactory employment.
Financial History – An applicant must not have a history or chronic recurring financial problems indicating an unwillingness or inability to live within his/her financial means. An applicant who has filed for bankruptcy will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. An applicant cannot be in collections for $500 or more.