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VA is committed to build a strong Veteran workforce. Learn how joining VA will allow you to build a meaningful career while helping your fellow Veterans.

Veterans' Careers at VA

VA is committed to hiring Veterans. If you are transitioning from the military, a Veteran already, an active Reserve or National Guard member, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at VA.

Military Spouses Careers at the VA

VA is committed to hiring Military Spouses in accordance with Executive Order 13473 – Enhancing Noncompetitive Civil Service Appointments of Military Spouses issued on May 9, 2018. If you’re a military spouse of a member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who has orders specifying a permanent change of station (not for training); Or Limited to the geographic area as specified in the permanent change of station orders; Or Are a spouse of a 100 percent disabled service member injured while on active duty; Or Are the un-remarried widow or widower of a service member who was killed while performing active duty you’re eligible for this hiring category under the Executive Order. President Signs Executive Order for Military Spouses. If you have more questions, please refer to the Office of Personnel Management’s OPM Fact Sheet.

Training and Resources

Need more information about the hiring process, working at VA or applying for federal employment? Check out the training and resources.

Success Stories

VMSTEP has helped many Veterans prepare for new careers in the civilian workforce. See how VMSTEP staff has connected Veteran job seekers to exciting federal opportunities.


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Veterans' Preference and Special Hiring Authorities

The federal hiring process gives special consideration to Veterans with disabilities. Learn more about Veterans' Preference and Special Hiring Authorities.

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