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Public Utility Commission of Texas

Human Resources

Veteran’s Employment Preference

Pursuant to Chapter 657 of the Texas Government Code, the Public Utility Commission of Texas is proud to provide preference in employment to:

  • veterans, including veterans with disabilities;
  • veterans’ surviving spouses who have not remarried; and
  • orphans of veterans who were killed on active duty

Individuals who qualify for a veteran’s employment preference is entitled to a preference in employment with or appointment to the PUC over other applicants for the same position who do not have a greater qualification.

Who is a “veteran”?
How does the veteran’s employment preference impact the hiring process?
Does the veteran’s employment preference guarantee that I will be interviewed or hired?
How do I apply for jobs using veteran’s employment preference?
What resources are available to help me find a job, write my resume, and prepare for my interview?
Who can I contact for more information about the Veteran’s Employment Preference?