Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 284.260
Preferences for veterans, certain surviving spouses and members of Nevada National Guard: Additional credits on examination.


1.

In establishing the lists of eligible persons, the following preferences must be allowed, except that if a person qualifies for more than one of the following preferences, the person is not entitled to combine preference points for each such qualifying preference but is entitled to receive preference points for only one such qualifying preference that is most beneficial to the person:

(a)

For veterans, 10 points must be added to the passing grade achieved on the examination.

(b)

For widows and widowers of persons killed in the line of duty while on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States, 10 points must be added to the passing grade achieved on the examination.

(c)

For widows and widowers of veterans, 5 points must be added to the passing grade achieved on the examination.

(d)

For a member of the Nevada National Guard who submits a letter of recommendation from the commanding officer of the member’s unit, 5 points must be added to the passing grade achieved on the examination.

2.

Any person qualifying for preference points pursuant to subsection 1 is entitled to have the points applied to any open competitive or promotional examination in the classified service.
Source

Last accessed
Feb. 5, 2021