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Wisconsin Employment

The Wisconsin Job Center can connect you with current job openings statewide and nationally. Find information and links on many other Internet resources for employment, careers and training. Find your local Wisconsin Job Center.

Wisconsin operates 79 local Job Centers to assist you in finding employment and making career choices. All Job Centers have special staff to assist Veterans. To qualify as a Veteran for Wisconsin Job Center services you must have:

Wisconsin Federal Contractor List is arranged in alphabetical order by company/organization. It includes the locations in Wisconsin where the companies or organizations are doing business. Use this list to search for job openings on job search sites like Career OneStop, VetCentral, Wisconsin Job Center, etc.

State Government Employment

An explanation of Veterans Preference for State Employment from the WI Department of Veterans Affairs.

To apply for state government employment, you need to complete:
State of Wisconsin application materials and the Veterans Preference form.

Search jobs at Wisc.Jobs, the official employment site of the state of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs The Department of Military Affairs provides an armed military force through the Wisconsin National Guard, which is organized, trained, equipped, and available for deployment under official orders in state and national emergencies. See current career opportunities.

Federal Government Employment

Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Authority is a special authority by which agencies may appoint an eligible Veteran without competition. The candidate does not have to be on a list of eligibles, but must meet the basic qualification requirements for the position. The VRA is a convenient method of appointment for both the agency and the Veteran.

Veterans Preference Requirements By law, Veterans who are disabled or who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during certain specified time periods or in military campaigns are entitled to preference over non-Veterans both in hiring from competitive lists of eligibles and in retention during reductions in force. Learn more about Veterans Preference.

Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) allows preference eligibles or Veterans to compete for these vacancies under merit promotion procedures. Veterans who are selected are given career or career conditional appointments. Veterans are those who have been separated under honorable conditions from the armed forces with 3 or more years of continuous active service.

USA Jobs is the official job site of the United States Federal Government. It's your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.

Related Links allows you to search jobs, convert your military experience to a civilian resume, network with Veterans and find employers looking for military experience. Has many other resources including job hunting tips, a salary calculator, and a military skills translator.

VetCentral provides employment opportunities to job seekers in all industries and occupations, from entry level to chief executive officer, valuable up-to-date information about employment and career opportunities in their community and across the nation. Also contains other tools and resources like resume assistance.

Career OneStop is the portal to career planning, occupational information, training and employment resources. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) This site contains information for job seeking Veterans, Veterans currently employed by the Federal Government, and Federal human resources specialists. This site will assist individuals when determining a Veteran's special rights and privileges for Federal civil service employment. is the Wisconsin Citizen's Portal that provides interactive government services online to help meet the needs of the businesses and the people of Wisconsin. This portal provides a variety of online support tools, which enable you to quickly and accurately locate answers to your questions.

Wisconsin Labor Market Information Wisconsin's workforce and labor market information system. Find statistics on employment, occupations, wages for Wisconsin and much more.

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