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Services to Veterans

Services provides by the Veterans Employment Program Office include:

  • Introduction to USDA
  • Assistance in matching skills and qualifications to careers
  • Resume review and feedback
  • Explanation of the Federal hiring process
    • Special hiring authorities
    • Category Rating
  • Referrals to agency recruiters of customers whose resume meets qualification standards
  • Collaboration with Federal agencies that provide services to transitioning service members and nationally recognized Veterans Service Organizations

Tracking VEPO Services to Veterans

USDA's Veterans Employment Program Office tracks the following categories of veterans and reports contacts to the Office of Personnel Management quarterly. Categories are:

  • Transitioning Service Members
  • Veterans
  • Women Veterans
  • Disabled Veterans
  • Homeless Veterans
  • Active Military Spouses
  • Family (Derived) Preference
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Veteran Organizations

When contacting USDA's Veterans Employment Program Office, please identify any of the aforementioned categories that apply to you.