Veterans' Hiring Preference Form - Yamhill County, Oregon

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Veterans’ Hiring Preference Form
YAMHILL COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES
Office Location: 434 NE Evans Street
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Mailing Address: 535 NE 5
Street
McMinnville, Oregon 97128
(503) 434-7308 Phone • (503) 434–7553 Fax •
employment@co.yamhill.or.us
Name: _____________________________ Position Title & Job Number: _____________________________
Under Oregon law ORS 408.225 – 408.238, veterans who meet the minimum qualifications for a position may be
eligible for hiring preference. If you think you may qualify as either a veteran or a disabled veteran, please read
the following checklist carefully. Check the box for each item that is appropriate. Please contact Yamhill
County’s Human Resources office with any questions.
This completed form and required documentation must be submitted to Yamhill County Human Resources
at the time you submit your employment application.
A. QUALIFIED VETERAN QUESTIONS: You may claim veterans’ hiring preference if you can check at
least one box in each of the two sections below and provide proof of eligibility by submitting a copy of your
DD-214 or DD-215 that includes your discharge status (e.g. honorable discharge).
Section One
I served on active duty* with the Armed Forces of the United States for a period of more than 178
consecutive days and was discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions; or
I served on active duty* with the Armed Forces of the United States for 178 days or less and was
discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions and have a disability rating from the
United States Department of Veterans Affairs; or
I served on active duty* with the Armed Forces of the United States for at least one day in a combat zone
and was discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions; or
I received a combat or campaign ribbon or an expeditionary medal for service in the Armed Forces of the
United States and was discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions; or
I am receiving a non-service connected pension from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
* Attendance at a school under military orders, except schooling incident to an active enlistment or regular tour of
duty, or normal military training as a reserve officer or member of an organized reserve or National Guard unit is
not considered active duty.
Section Two
This application is to apply for a job with Yamhill County; or
This application is to apply for a promotion. After my initial regular status appointment to a Yamhill
County position, I was granted military leave to serve in the armed services for more than 178 days, and
then returned to County service.

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