Applicants will be required (at your own expense) to provide details of all traffic infringements over the last 10 years. This includes any speeding fines, driving under influence (alcohol or drugs) etc. Click here for information to find your driving history.
Serious traffic offences within the past 10 years will be considered grounds for a 10 year disqualification from consideration as a potential employee, taken from date of offence. Matters considered as a serious traffic offence include, but are not limited to:
Exceed Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol - 0.1% BAC or over or refuse (or previously fail to provide) alcohol tests, including fail to accompany or fail to remain for testing;
Two or more offences of exceeding Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol under 0.1% BAC;
Driving under the influence of drugs;
Found guilty, charge proven for offence of driving whilst licence is suspended, cancelled or disqualified;
Found guilty, charge proven for offence of driving in a manner or speed dangerous;
Refusing to stop when requested to do so by a law enforcement officer;
Refusing a breath test or drug test.
An applicant's overall driving record is also taken into consideration when assessing attitude to road law compliance. A poor driving record may result in your application being found unsuitable. An applicant's overall driving record will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
National Criminal History
As a requirement of the process, applicants will need to give consent for the MFS to obtain personal information relating to criminal history.
The results of any criminal history screening are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Referee reports are designed to seek employment information on the applicant's work performance, competencies, abilities and potential. They also help to substantiate any claims made by the applicant and to validate the applicant's suitability for the job.
Applicants will be required to provide the contact details of 2 referees (supervisor and peer).