Veterans’ Preference – Washington State Employment

Recognizing that sacrifices are made by those serving in the Armed Forces, Washington State has enacted laws to assist veterans seeking State employment. Veterans of the Armed Forces as defined in RCW 41.04.005 have been given some degree of preference in appointments to state jobs. (WAC 357-16-110)

This website, managed by the State of Washington, helps identify and explain how veterans preference applies for state employment.