Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Jobs & Careers
By working for the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, you’ll have access to a wider range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips.
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System and the Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking to attract, develop and retain people who provide high quality service to our Nation's Veterans and their families.
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and the Unions 1969 and 3669 represent employees in strong and productive management labor partnerships. A physicians association represents physician issues to management. This partnership demonstrates a culture of communication and collaboration established by management.
This Medical Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity facility.
The VA Health Care System is an employer of choice in the Twin Cities.
New Employee In-Processing Forms and Information
Please select and print your appropriate package of in-processing forms from our In-Processing Forms page.
Be sure to bring all completed documents with you the first day of employment. If you do not have access to a printer, you may pick up a packet from the Human Resources front desk (Room 4M-109) during normal duty hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Minneapolis VA Human Resources Office
Human Resources Management Service (05)
One Veterans Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55417-2300
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tips for Applying for Federal Jobs
This video will provide you with an overview of the Federal application process for positions in the competitive civil service using USAJOBS, the main Federal employment website. It will explain the basic steps you can take to search and apply for Federal job postings on USAJOBS.
This video will provide you with an overview of writing your federal resume.
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VA Job Applications and Forms
Application instructions specific to each job posting can be found at the end of the announcement in the “How to Apply” section. Most positions require you to apply online, while some healthcare positions allow you to merely submit a resume/curriculum vitae to be considered. Each announcement also includes a “Required Documents” section that lists all the forms and documents required to be considered.
VA has several different application forms based on your occupation type. If the job announcement requires a particular application in the “Required Documents” section of the announcement, look in the table below to find the correct form for your occupation, as well as additional required forms.
Responding to a Job Announcement
Be sure to follow the “How to Apply” and “Required Documents” instructions given in the job announcement. They are your primary guide for responding to a posted opening. The vast majority of positions require an online application with the exception of a few healthcare occupations therefore it is important to fully complete the online application process after which you should receive a system-generated confirmation via email.
If you are unable to comply with the application instructions and require assistance or if you have additional questions, you should contact the point of contact in the “Agency contact information” section at the bottom of the announcement.
The documents below are in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them. Acrobat Reader software can be downloaded for free.
|Form Number||Form Description|
|Download 10-2850||Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Chiropractors|
|Download 10-2850A||Application for Advanced Practice Nurse, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Practitioner, and Registered Nurse|
|Download 10-2850C||Application for Associated Health Occupations|
|Download 10-2850D||Application for Health Professions Trainees|
|Download OF-306||Declaration for Federal Employment form|
|Download SF 15||Application for 10-point Veterans Preference|
|Instructions for Faxing||The How to Apply section of the job announcement will provide instructions for faxing documents, if it is an accepted method for submitting items for that job announcement.|