In accordance with Title 38, US Code and State legislation, qualified Veterans are entitled to receive priority in all Employment and Training Programs and Services. The Employment Service, a partner in the WorkForce West Virginia One-Stop Career Centers, is the delivery agent for US Department of Labor-funded employment and training programs. Services are provided to all Veterans through a network of Job Service offices in West Virginia.
Jobs for Veterans State Grant
Veterans and eligible persons meeting eligibility requirements may be referred to specific veterans’ program staff for specialized services. Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialists (DVOPS) are responsible for providing intensive services to qualified veterans at the WorkForce center or itinerant site with a goal of long term sustainable employment of the veteran. Local Veteran Employment Representatives (LVER) conduct outreach to employer and employer groups such as business, industry, and other community-based organizations by serving as an advocate for the hiring of veterans.
Tax Incentive Programs
Military Incentive Act of 1991 (MIP) offers West Virginia employers up to $5,000 in tax credits on their West Virginia corporate or personal tax liability who hire the following:
- Any service-connected disabled veteran;
- Economically-disadvantaged Vietnam-era or Korean conflict veterans; or
- Unemployed active members of the National Guard or Reserves.
Federal Contractor Job Listing (FCJL)