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Why do veterans make such excellent candidates for state jobs?

Veterans have a unique understanding of the honor and responsibility of serving our families, friends, and neighbors throughout our great state.

Skills and experience that veterans bring to state service:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Disciplined work approach
  • Value respect and integrity
  • Perform well under pressure
  • Demonstrate leadership skills

Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.


Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

As one of the largest employers in the state, we offer a wide range of job opportunities and tremendous potential for career advancement. Our jobs are located across the state and support more than 100 state agencies, boards, commissions, colleges, and universities.

  • Administrative Support
  • Construction
  • Corrections
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Maintenance
  • Natural Resources
  • Planning, Research, and Analysis
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Public Safety
  • Transportation
  • Veteran Services
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Workforce Development
  • Zoology

Have questions or want to provide feedback?

If you have questions about your DD-214 form or if you are not certain you meet the veteran requirements, please contact your County Veterans Service Officer.

Additionally, Minnesota Management and Budget's Enterprise Human Resources staff are happy to assist you with the online application system and answer general questions about state employment. We also want to hear from you if you have feedback for us about the application process or careers website. Contact us at:

  • Email:
  • Phone: 651.259.3637
  • Address: 400 Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155
  • Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (except state holidays)

For questions about a specific job opening, refer to the hiring agency contact on the job posting.

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