United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Desert Pacific

Career Opportunities in Southern California and Southern Nevada


The VA has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. The VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the U.S., conducts medical research and education. We are a key employer within the Federal Government, with a workforce of over 200,000 employees. We can offer you:

  • Nationwide job opportunities
  • Competitive compensation packages that grow as you gain experience and responsibility
  • Numerous opportunities for life-long learning
  • Many appealing benefits and work life programs

But, most of all, we can provide you with a challenging, interesting, and meaningful job: to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

To explore our exciting career opportunities, please use the links on the right-hand side.

If you are a veteran, please be sure to establish your veterans’ preference ** for competitive service positions.  To complete the necessary form, or to find out more about veterans’ preference, visit the Veteran’s Employment Resource Center **.

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Form Name & Number *  **
Application for Employment: 0F-612
Declaration for Federal Employment: OF-306
Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference: SF-15
Race and National Origin Identification: SF-181
List of all Electronic Forms
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** The links on this page will take you outside of the Department of Veterans Affairs Website.