HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
- AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
- AEFM / USEFM
- FS on LWOP**
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
- AEFM/USEFM applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Four (4) of the DD-214; Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
- As of April 1, 2014, any AEFM/USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. veteran who accepts a locally recruited position abroad for which the Veterans’ Preference was a determining factor, may not invoke this preference again with the same agency at the same post.