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Filling Applications After Examinations Have Closed

A 10-point preference eligible may file an application at any time for any positions for which a non-temporary appointment has been made from a competitive list of eligibles within the past 3 years.

In addition, a person who is unable to file for an open competitive examination because of military service may file after the closing date. In either of the above situations, the veteran should contact the agency that announced the position for further information.

In addition certain examinations are open only to preference eligibles as long as such applicants are available. These are custodian, guard, elevator operator and messenger.

Return to main Veteran’s Employment Preference Guide.

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    over 6 years ago


    I served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 9/2/1980 to 8/31/1986, what type of preference am eligible to.

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    over 6 years ago


    stop whinning and get a job

  • Patrick_max50


    almost 7 years ago


    I`m a disabled Vet since 1994 .. With a back problem through the years it has become at times unbearable with the pain I have a 10% rating which should be increased, but the VA states that since I`m not active service that the continuing degrade of my lumbric area means nothing to them. So what they do is get me perscriptions to hide the pain instead of curing me... I need a revaluation PLEASE !!!

  • Runningcam_max50


    about 7 years ago


    I have yet to learn of anyone actually getting a job utilizing this method, but it would be nice. I don't see managers waiting around to hire when there is no job announcement. M2C

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