• Sep 24, 2018
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Employment


Job Announcements

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Job Seeking Resources

There are a great many programs and organizations, both federal and local, that can help you in your job seeking. Click here for more information

Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Services

Veterans may receive vocational rehabilitation and employment services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist Veterans in starting their own businesses or independent living services for those who are severely disabled and unable to work in traditional employment.

VA’s Education and Career Counseling program is a great opportunity for Service members and Veterans to get personalized counseling and support to help guide their career paths, ensure the most effective use of their VA benefits, and achieve their goals.

On-the-Job and Apprenticeship Programs

What is On-the-Job Training?

On-the-Job Training (OJT) is training you receive while actually performing a job and earning wages, as well as receiving your G.I. Bill benefits. OJT programs normally range from six months to two years in length. Some examples of OJT are: Welder, Painter, Cook, Pressman, and Auto Mechanic.

What is Apprenticeship Training?

Apprenticeship Training is on-the-job training coupled with theoretical related instruction. You receive your G.I. Bill benefits while working full time and earning wages. Apprenticeship programs are normally from two to five years in length. Some examples of currently approved apprenticeship programs are: Carpenter, Electrician, Brick Layer, Asbestos Worker, Plumber, Iron Worker, Corrections Officer, Machinist, and Maintenance Mechanic.

How to Begin

1. If you do not have a job, or if you are not working in the occupation you want, contact your local Job Service. The Veteran’s Employment Representative should be able to find an employer who can offer the kind of training you need to reach your occupational goal.

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Veterans Preference – State

Eligible veterans seeking employment with the State of Nevada may gain preference points that can aid in their gaining employment.
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