Does the Alton & Southern railroad hire felonsCompany Name

Alton and Southern Railway Company




Chicago, IL

Company Overview

The Alton & Southern Railway Company operates as a switching railroad, connecting and directing freight from all over the United States to various strategic destination points. Operating out of the Saint Louis area, the Alton & Southern is dedicated to efficiently providing its customers with superior service. The Alton & Southern Railway Co. is continually striving to further develop an already exemplary work environment for its employees and remain a dependable and dynamic member of the economic community.

Hiring Locations

Alton and Southern Railway Company has locations in Illinois and Missouri.

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Hiring Website Link

Go to the following website to apply HERE.

Policy For Hiring Those With Felony Convictions

Alton and Southern Railway Company provided the following response to our inquiry regarding their hiring policy for felons via phone:

“We do not ask about any felony conviction, anything like that. We have applicants fill out applications. Anyone that is interested in applying for a job at the Union Pacific Railroad or the Alton & Southern Railroad should certainly submit and application. If they do get through the job process and get a job offer then we talk to them about any conviction they have had and everything is worked through on a case-by-case basis. “

Does Alton and Southern Railway Company Hire Felons?

Alton and Southern Railway Company did not confirm or deny that they have hired felons in the past. The response we received from Alton and Southern Railway Company was optimistic and it does appear that they  have gone through the process of hiring a felon in the past.

Does Alton and Southern Railway Company Hire Felons For Specific Programs

They do not have a specific program for the hiring felons.

Who Makes Hiring Decisions

Hiring decisions are made by the hiring managers with input from the corporate Human Resources team.

The Best Way To Secure A Position

Applying at your local Alton and Southern Railway Company location and convincing the management or local ownership to hire you is your best bet to secure a position. It is typically much easier to convince a local manager to give you a chance than a corporate human resources representative.

Applying in person and explaining your conviction face-to-face generally is much better than simply filling out an application.

If you can get a referral from another employee at that location you will also be helping yourself out tremendously.

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