The Veterans Employment Service
provides services designed to assist the Veteran or Eligible
Spouse's employment services. The following paragraphs
illustrate the types of services offered. All services are
designed to increase the chances of finding gainful
Eligible Veterans and Eligible Spouses the Disabled Veterans Outreach
Program (DVOP) specialists can provide additional one-on-one employment
services. Nevada's affiliation with
US Jobs and VETCENTRAL offers employment services with the
greatest number of employer job openings in the State of Nevada.
Here is a program benefiting Veterans:
Opportunity Tax Credit
received by a Veteran or Eligible Spouse
and they are known as a Covered Person and means:
(a) With respect to any qualified job training program,
that a Covered Person shall be given priority
over a non-Covered person for the receipt of employment,
training and placement services provided under that
program, not with standing any other provision of the
(b) Priority in the context
of providing Priority of Service to Veterans and
other Covered Persons in qualified job training
programs covered by this regulation means the right to
take precedence over non-covered Persons in obtaining
services. Depending on the type of service of resource
being provided, taking precedence may mean:
(1) The Covered Person receives access to the
service or resource earlier in time than the non-covered
(2) If the service or resource is limited, the
Covered Person receives access to the service of
resource instead of or before the non-covered Person.
and Eligible Spouses receive Priority of Service.
Qualified Veterans and Eligible Spouses receive Priority
of Service utilizing DVOP employment specialists.
Non-Qualified Veterans and Eligible Spouses receive
Priority of Services utilizing non-DVOP staff.
Job Search Workshops
can teach the veteran job-seeker to take command of
their job-search efforts. Techniques of resume
preparation, proper application procedures, and
interviewing skills are also taught in the workshop
Assessment & Guidance
Services help the veteran job-seeker to make
career-related decisions through aptitude testing,
assessment, vocational guidance, counseling services,
and access to
Nevada's Career Information System
(NCIS) for additional job search tools.
Labor Market Information
gives job-seeking veterans valuable information about
trends in the labor market. This information is helpful
in giving direction to the job search and in making
informed career decisions. In Nevada, there is no better
source of labor market information than the department's
Research and Analysis Bureau.
Every Day is Veterans
JobConnect system places the highest priority on providing a
variety of employment services to veterans of U.S. military
service. Every Nevada JobConnect office has the
responsibility of insuring priority of service to our nation’s
veterans. That’s one of the reasons why – every day is
Veterans Day in Nevada. Another reason: Nevada’s
employers are strongly committed to creating job
opportunities for veterans through training,
re-training, and on-the-job training programs in their
places of business. This exceptional relationship between
and the business community is integral to providing no-fee
employment services to the men and women who have served
Career Enhancement Program
(CEP) places program-qualified veterans into training and
re-training opportunities. CEP offers veterans classroom and
on-the-job training, while participating employers receive
monetary incentives to help offset costs associated with the
How to Obtain Assistance:
Veterans Representatives are located in most Nevada JobConnect offices.
These Veterans' Representatives are veterans themselves. They have
received specialized training by the Department of Labor in Employment
Assistance specifically for veterans. This training enables them
to provide unique assistance to veterans.
to see the office locations)
This link contains the Federal Contractor Report on Veteran's Employment
(VETS-100) and contractor guidelines for hiring veterans.
Employers who have contracted (or subcontracted) with the federal
government for goods and/or services over a specified amount are
required by federal law to take affirmative action to hire and promote
qualified veterans. Employers must also list job openings with the
nearest Nevada JobConnect office.
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