The City of Brooklyn Park awards preference points to qualified veterans and spouses of deceased or disabled veterans according to Minnesota law.
Qualifying for veteran’s preference
Have served on active duty in any branch of the armed forces of the United States
Have been honorably discharged
Be a citizen or resident alien of the United States
Your military service must be certified by the United States secretary of defense as active military service and a discharge under honorable conditions must be issued by the secretary.
Supporting documentation for veteran's preference
Applicants claiming preference must supply:
DD214 form showing years of service and type of discharge
Disabled veterans must also supply official documentation from a service retirement board indicating compensable service connected disability
Spouses applying for preference points
Veteran’s preference may be used by the surviving spouse of a deceased veteran and by the spouse of a disabled veteran who, because of the disability, is unable to qualify.
Spouses must provide:
Their marriage certificate
The veteran’s DD214 showing years of service and type of discharge
FL21-802 or death certificate
Awarding veteran's preference
We will award you veteran's preference if you:
Meet the minimum qualifications
Complete the veteran's preference sections of the employment application
Provide the supporting documents by the stated application deadline
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.