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Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs

Employment at NDVA

Apply today to serve our nation's heroes!

Apply for a job in one of our four state veterans' homes located in Bellevue, Kearney, Norfolk, and Scottsbluff. We have new wages for most positions, including 20% increases for support roles like food service and housekeeping and 30% increases for clinical roles like RNs, LPNs, and CNAs. On top of that is an additional $3 differential for hours worked.

View openings in: Bellevue  |  Kearney  |  Norfolk  |  Scottsbluff

NDVA Central OfficeThe Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs has a variety of employment opportunities across the state, from our Central and State Service Offices in Lincoln to our four veterans' homes in Bellevue, Kearney, Norfolk, and Scottsbluff to the Nebraska Veterans Cemetery at Alliance.


Great State Benefits

The State of Nebraska offers a competitive benefits package. Click here to learn about insurance, leave time, retirement, discounts, and more.

We also offer tuition reimbursement opportunities. Click here to learn more. 

CNA Classes

We offer paid CNA training classes at all four of our veterans' homes, with the opportunity to join the team upon completion. Earn $18.60/hour* and move up to $21.807/hour* upon completion and certification! Supplies and certification are all paid for, too!  (*includes $3 shift differential for hours worked)

Receive your training alongside our teammates, become familiar with the facility you would be working in, and get to know the members you'll be taking care of. Our certified nursing assistant course is a great way to start your career in nursing! And while you're working at NDVA, you can take advantage of our tuition reimbursement program to get your LPN and RN classes paid for, too!


Work Study Program

We're seeking Work Study students to assist our office in serving Nebraska veterans. Our goal is to work with students to determine what areas fit their future career path to give them real-world experience.

NDVA Work Study Program

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Customer Service
  • Answering NDVA’s main phone line and assisting walk‐ins
  • Assisting with our Welcome Home Program
  • Researching and logging DD‐214 data
  • Other duties to support veterans benefits and NDVA such as filing, light accounting, and assisting benefit program administrators as needed

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least a three-quarter time student attending a VA-approved school (call 1-888-442-4551 if you are unsure if your school is VA-approved).
  • Be receiving benefits under one of the Veterans education programs, e.g. Montgomery GI Bill, Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation Program, Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program, etc.

Pay is $9.00 an hour. Flexible work schedule between 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri. To apply, contact Patrick Olson at or 402-471-2417.


Every Veteran Gets an Interview

Veterans, when you apply for a position at NDVA, be sure to check the box to be contacted for job search assistance. If you are not selected to interview for the position you applied for, our team will reach out to provide resume help and advice on what to include on applications to show you meet a position's minimum requirements, find alternative positions to apply for at NDVA or another state agency based on your experience, show how to include proof of service on applications, and more. We want to ensure every veteran gets an interview and are here to help you in your career search!

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