NCUA joins Feds for Vets hiring program
Sept. 12, 2013 – NCUA announced Wednesday that it has teamed up with the Department of Veterans Affairs to create more employment opportunities for veterans and promote greater workforce diversity in the agency.
NCUA signed a memorandum of understanding under the Feds for Vets program, which aims to increase the number of veterans in the federal workforce. This program is part of an Obama administration initiative, and NCUA is the first federal financial services agency to sign on.
“America’s servicemen and women have given so much of their time and talents to our nation, and they bring valuable skills and experiences to the workplace,” NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz said Wednesday. “We want to tap into this pool of eligible workers, who also have a deep commitment to public service. The Feds for Vets program will expedite the hiring process and find qualified employees for NCUA to hire.”
VA’s Veteran Employment Services Office maintains a VA for Vets website, which provides a comprehensive source of information for servicemembers and hiring managers and provides access to career coaches located in call centers.
Matz said the agency would “benefit tremendously” from the partnership with the VA in terms of greater efficiency in the hiring process and timely access to a large pool of job candidates. Since November 2009, NCUA has hired 128 veterans, 22 percent of agency hires in that time period.
Feds for Vets program