First Advantage CREDCO, a provider of automotive specialty credit reporting solutions, announced the availability of a new suite of employer services for automotive dealers.  

Provided through the Employer Services segment of First Advantage Corporation (the parent company of First Advantage CREDCO), the product suite delivers comprehensive pre- and post-employment screening solutions that help ensure the integrity and ongoing success of U.S. automotive dealerships by helping them make informed, confident staffing decisions.  

The Employer Services Suite offers solutions that are ideal for screening candidates and employees at all levels of employment, such as general support, sales, service, F&I and management personnel. First Advantage’s complete range of industry-leading employment screening solutions includes federal, state and county criminal searches, federal and state civil searches, motor vehicle records, employment and education verifications and more.

"We're pleased to leverage our joint expertise to deliver a broader range of information solutions to automotive dealers through First Advantage CREDCO," said Hal Ghering III, vice president of business development for First Advantage Employer Services. "Our employee screening solutions are geared to give dealers a distinct hiring advantage in an increasingly competitive industry." 

Employer Services Suite screening solutions are designed for regular, contingent and contract employees. Each product option delivers a specialty search based on job function: 

Valet Package: For personnel that do not have access to company funds. 

Mechanic Package: For non-management personnel that have access to sensitive data and company funds.  

Sales Package: For non-management sales personnel that have access to sensitive data and company funds.  

Finance/Manager Package: Designed specifically for management personnel who have access to sensitive consumer data and company funds.    

"Dealers recognize that achieving and sustaining profitability begins with hiring and retaining qualified, competent and credible employees," said Kevin Clements, senior vice president of business development for First Advantage CREDCO. "Screening is the first step in a comprehensive employee compliance program. It satisfies a critical business need for our dealer customers by helping them maintain quality staffing levels, particularly in this extremely competitive market." 

For more information about the employee screening solutions offered by First Advantage CREDCO, visit or call 800.725.5051, ext. 118.