Veterans Preference – State
Benefit Category: Nevada
NAC 284.325 Preferences for veterans. (NRS 284.065, 284.155, 284.205, 284.250) An applicant must declare his or her intention to request veterans’ preference points pursuant to NRS 284.260, as amended by section 5 of Assembly Bill No. 309, chapter 510, Statutes of Nevada 2017, at page 3430, at the time of application. Proof of eligibility for preference as a veteran must be submitted at the time of application.
[Personnel Div., Rule IV § L, eff. 8-11-73]—(NAC A by Dep’t of Personnel, 10-26-84; A by Personnel Comm’n by R183-03, 1-27-2004; R035-17, 12-19-17)—(Substituted in revision for NAC 284.342)
284.260 Preferences for veterans and members of Nevada National Guard: Additional credits on examination.
1. In establishing the lists of eligible persons, certain preferences must be allowed for:
(a) Veterans not dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States. For veterans with disabilities, 10 points must be added to the passing grade achieved on the examination. For ex-servicemen and women who have not suffered disabilities, and for the widows and widowers of veterans, 5 points must be added to the passing grade achieved on the examination.
(b) Members of the Nevada National Guard. For a member of the Nevada National Guard who submits a letter of recommendation from the commanding officer of the member’s unit, 5 points must be added to the passing grade achieved on the examination.
2. Any person qualifying for preference points pursuant to subsection 1 is entitled to have the points applied to any open competitive examination in the classified service, but only to one promotional examination.
3. For the purposes of this section, “veteran” has the meaning ascribed to “eligible veteran” in 38 U.S.C. § 4211.