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Veterans Opportunities

In an effort to honor the men and women in our armed forces, and to continue benefiting from their talents, training, and dedication to public service, Riverside County expanded opportunities for civilian employment to our external veteran candidates.

Our Programs


Veterans' Preference

Veterans’ Preference provides veterans opportunities to receive interviews in the selection process with the County of Riverside. Veterans and spouses of disabled or deceased veterans, will be given an interview if they apply for positions and meet the requirements as outlined in Board Policy C-3. For additional information and a copy of the policy, click on the link below.

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VET Program

The Veteran Education and Training program allows the County to offer temporary apprenticeship, or on-the-job training opportunities, throughout departments in a variety of occupational areas. This program is an effective tool for broadening veterans' knowledge, skills, and abilities to be competitive candidates for regular county careers. For additional information, click on the link below to view Board Policy C-20.

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Army PaYs

The County of Riverside is an Army PaYS partner. For additional information and to enroll in the program, please visit the Army PaYS website

National Veterans and Military Families Month

Every November, the County of Riverside honors and recognizes those who served in the nation's military. To participate, please contact for more information.

Contact Us

Please contact the Recruiter listed in the Job Gateway job posting for questions you may have about a job opening or applying.  Recruiter contact information is included in every job posting. If you need additional help, please email us at Recruiting@RIVCO.ORG