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Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans - YOU SHOULD KNOW YOUR RIGHTS!

Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans are just that…designed for veterans. Knowing about these authorities and identifying your eligibility will enhance your job search. These special authorities represent a few of many appointing authorities that agencies can use entirely at their discretion. Veterans are not entitled to appointment under any of these authorities. Check the vacancy announcements, which should clearly state "Who May Apply."  

Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act of 1998, as amended (VEOA)

30% or More Disabled Veteran

Disabled Veterans Enrolled in a VA Training Program

Schedule A Appointing Authority

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