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Veteran's Preference

Points are awarded to applicants based on the provisions of Minnesota Statute 43A.11. You must supply a copy of your DD214 showing years of service and type of discharge.
Disabled Veterans
Disabled veterans must also supply official documentation or an equivalent letter from a service retirement board.

Spouses applying for preference points must supply their marriage certificate, the veteran's DD214 (this must show years of service and type of discharge) and FL21-802 or death certificate.

Documentation must be received by the close date of the posting in order to be considered. You may fax this documentation to 651-438-8178 or mail to:

Dakota County Employee Relations
1590 Highway 55
Hastings, MN 55033

Veteran's preference points are included in the score if:

  • The veteran's preference section of the employment application is completed.
  • The applicant meets the minimum qualifications.
  • The supporting documentation is provided.
  • The claim for preference is approved.

Last updated: 11/12/2012 10:24 AM