Veterans Preference

Retention Preference


In accordance with Section 55A-7 of the Florida Administrative Code, the Village of Palmetto Bay will extend appointment and retention preference for certain eligible positions to any veteran or the spouse of any veteran who:

  • has not been classified by any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States as a deserter; or
  • has not received a discharge under less than honorable conditions upon separation from the Armed Forces.
  • is a resident of the State of Florida.
If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, please make sure to do the following:Complete and submit the Village of Palmetto Bay Veterans' Preference Claim Form (PDF) with your Employment Application (PDF)
  • Submit an original or a certified copy of your DD214 form, or other acceptable documentation with your Employment Application.
Preference cannot be given to applicants who do not submit the required documentation.