Veteran's preference

The City uses veteran's preference in hiring.

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Who qualifies

Only veterans with honorable discharges or releases will qualify. 

See definition of veteran (MN Statutes 197.447)

Learn how veteran's preference is applied (MN Statutes 197.455)

If you submit a copy of your DD214 and a veteran's preference form with your application, you'll receive veteran's preference points. The same deadline applies.

Complete the Veteran's Preference Form

Contact us

Human Resources




City Hall
350 S. 5th St., Room 1
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m.  4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday