Veterans' Employment Representatives

Veteran Services ensures that job and training services are offered to veterans on a priority basis. Veterans have priority over non-veterans regarding job placement, counseling, testing, referral to supportive services, job development, and job training. Local veteran employment representatives (LVERs) and disabled veterans outreach program representatives (DVOPs) provide these services to veterans in New Mexico.

LVER -- Local Veteran Employment Representative

LVERs primary duties are conducting outreach to employers, facilitating job search workshops, and providing employment and training services to veterans.

DVOP -- Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialist

DVOPs focus on providing intensive services with priority to special disabled, disabled veterans, and other eligible veterans in accordance with priorities determined by Public Law 107-288.

Ask a Veteran Representative about set dates and times for Job Fairs & V-TAP Job Fairs

In New Mexico job fairs are coordinated for local employers to meet potential employees.

Veterans' Transitional Assistance Program V-TAP is a training program provides information on resume writing, cover letters, and interviews.

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    Applications Developer?

    Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency.

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    Assemble, install, alter, and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases. May install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems.

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    Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.

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    Perform preliminary work with the material and tools of the trade; residential and commercial rough wiring and finish work including the installation of various kinds of wires, cables, and conduits per the National Electrical Code; industrial lighting and service installation; motors controls and installation including emergency generators, relays, and timing devices.

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