Veterans Preference

Preference in Hiring (Last Rev. 6-9-2008)

Should two or more individuals have equal qualifications and experiences for an advertised position vacancy, as evaluated and determined by selection committees, preference for hiring will be granted to the eligible individual as defined under GS 128-15(b)(3). In addition to initial employment selection the preference to eligible veterans, as defined in GS 128-15(b)(3), between two or more equally qualified individuals with similar prior experience required for position, shall include selection events such as subsequent hiring’s, promotions, reassignments, and horizontal transfers.