Personnel Services
Veteran’s Preference
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Jeff Cardell, Director
2600 Fresno Street
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For open examinations, qualified veterans who pass the examination may obtain five (5) additional points. Candidates applying for veteran’s preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service.

Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran’s preference credit is requested. Veteran’s preference credits are not given for promotional examinations.

Reserve duty and National Guard duty does not generally quality for veteran’s preference.