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Exemptions

Exemptions under:  NDCC 37-19.1-02 (5)

Current employees exempt:

  • Full time employees
  • Temporary employees
  • Interns applying for internally posted/advertised positions
  • However:
    • Interns are not considered employees they are considered students.
    • Veterans Preference does apply when a current intern;
      • Applies for a regular position with another agency or
      • Applies for a regular position with current agency if,
        • Position is posted/advertised externally and,
        • Intern applies as an external applicant

Current State Agency Employee:

  • Not eligible for Veterans Preference with same agency
  • Not eligible for Veterans preference with another state agency

Current Political Subdivision employee:

  • Not eligible for Veterans preference within same Political Subdivision
  • Is eligible for Veterans preference with another Political Subdivision

Exemptions under:  NDCC 37-19.1-02(4)

**If any of the below exempt positions are advertised.  The advertisement must state that veterans’ preference does not apply to the position being advertised.

Education: 

  • Superintendent
  • Teacher

Higher Education-Board Institutions: 

  • Presidents
  • Executive Deans
  • Vice Presidents
  • Assistants to the President
  • Provosts
  • Instructors
  • Athletic Team Coaches

Board of Higher Education: 

  • Chancellor
  • Vice Chancellor

Elected Officials: 

  • Chief Deputy
  • Private Secretary

Department required by law: 

  • Administrative Head

Governor appointments: 

  • Temporary Committees
  • Individual appointments
  • Group appointments

Legislative Assembly: 

  • Temporary Committees
  • Individual appointments
  • Group appointments

Other Exemptions

Municipal Steam Heating Authorities: NDCC 40-33.1-05

  • Officers
  • Employees

Municipal Parking Authorities:NDCC 40-61-04

  • Officers
  • Employees

Resource: Veterans Preference Laws NDCC37-19.1 and NDCC37-01-40