When job seekers decide to serve at VA, they become part of the mission to care for those “who shall have borne the battle.” The mission is supported by our ICARE values – Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect, Excellence.

If you’re a Veteran and choose a career with VA, you’ll have:

  • An environment with an unwavering commitment to supporting Veterans
  • Statutory hiring preference – particularly for Veterans who are disabled
  • A place to grow your career and serve your country, even after your military active duty
  • Co-workers who value military career experiences


We have an unwavering commitment to support our Veterans. And a big part of our mission is offering Veterans statutory hiring preference – particularly for Veterans who are disabled. VA is a place to grow your career, while sharing your life experiences in an environment that can help others heal and cope with being home.

Discover how your skills can translate to a position within VA. Veterans seeking aide in their job search can contact vaforvets@va.gov. Other employment resources, including a military skills translator résumé builder can be found here.

To view the full list of occupations exempt from the 2017 federal hiring freeze, click here.


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Published on Feb. 24, 2017

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  1. John D Baumann March 5, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    I think I would be a great addition to ghetto VA Group

  2. Sheila M March 3, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    I applied for VA jobs for 12 twelve years and only had 3 interviews during that time. I wasn’t hired despite being a disabled vet. I gave up applying because I decided VA would rather hire civilians who know nothing of what being a vet is about. I think about trying again for VA employment but don’t feel I’ll get hired.

  3. Penny Vance March 3, 2017 at 5:52 pm


  4. William J. Hunt IV March 3, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    When the hell do I see the DAV judge in Boston…???
    It’s been 7 plus years….!!!! I need to get my service connected money and benefits….!!!! Anyways I did 12 bravo, Cobat Engineer, demolition an infantry….!!! I also was Field Artillery, 13 mike MLRS…!!! I was ammo specialist, drove the Hemitt truck with the crane, downloaded rocket pods for the Launchers to pick up…!!!

  5. Daniel GaryTrecek February 25, 2017 at 7:13 pm

    Human Resources I am interested in an entry level position. of course. was a cook in army with. honorable discharge I can drive. anything drove. duce and half. as well as five ton trucks. with a water buffalo behind same. as well. to back up with a trailer an expert marksman. made rank as fast as troops over seas. every 90 days also. 2 years. College Thank you for reading. my number is (redacted)

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