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The Commonwealth of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

What you should know...

  • Governor's Executive Order 41 - Criminal History
    See information regarding the Governor's Executive Order 41 - Criminal History.

  • Student Loan Repayment Bonus
    Average student loan debt has increased 60 percent since 2007. To assist employees, the Commonwealth offers a one-time bonus of up to $10,000 for new hires or re-hires to accept employment or for current employees to continue employment. Positions must be identified as critical, difficult-to-fill/retain. See Additional information...

  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness
    Employment at an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia, may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Learn more to see whether you might qualify!

  • Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program
    The purpose of the Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program is to support students who are pursuing an education in programs specifically designed for careers in cybersecurity defense. Students who receive the scholarships -- up to $20,000 a year for two years -- must commit to work for the Commonwealth of Virginia for one year for each year they receive a scholarship.


Virginia Values                              Veterans

The Commonwealth of Virginia values our veterans! Resources on veterans and employment in Virginia are available from Virginia Values Veterans. The Virginia State Government hiring process includes a veterans hiring preference.

Employer of National Service

Employer of National Service

The Commonwealth of Virginia is an Employer of National Service. Virginia encourages AmeriCorps and Peace Corps alumni to continue their lifetime of service by applying for jobs with Virginia State Government. Preference is not awarded to national service alumni in the hiring process.

E-Verify and I-9

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Virginia uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes. To check your current eligibility visit Self Check.

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