||The City of Seattle
gives Veterans preference. In the state of Washington, to be eligible for
Veterans preference an individual must have been released from Active duty within
the last eight years and have served during a time of war/conflict or have been awarded an
armed forces expeditionary medal.
The following is added to the passing mark, grade or rating only, based upon a possible rating of one hundred points as a percentage in accordance with the following:
- Ten percent to a Veteran who is not receiving any Veterans
- Five percent to a Veteran who is receiving Veterans retirement payments.