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Veterans Preference

Participating departments give candidates who claim Veterans Preference extra points in their ranking system.

Veterans Preferences is defined as:

Veteran

​a person separated under honorable conditions who has served on active duty for at least 181 days, or honorably discharged by reason of disability incurred while on active duty

Disabled Veteran

​a veteran having a compensable service connected disability as adjudicated by the U.S. Veterans Administration or the retirement board of one of the branches of the Armed Forces, which disability is currently existing.

Spouse of deceased veteran

Spouse of disabled veteran

​who is unable to use preference due to disability.

 

 

If you elect to use a veteran's preference, you are strongly encouraged to attach a copy of your DD214 form.