The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) will sponsor a job fair this Saturday, February 2 from 9 AM to 12 PM at the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical Center, 1901 Veterans Memorial Drive in Temple.

Nurse Practitioner candidates for the Ambulatory Care Service within CTVHCS will find the job fair in Building 171, Conference Room A25.

Nurse practitioner applicants with outpatient experience are preferred and must meet job qualifications with ambulatory care experience.

Applicants should bring their resumes, references, and Veteran documentation (DD 214, VA Disability Letter & SF 15, if applicable).

VA offers excellent employees benefits including:

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) is a nationally recognized model that offers you choice and flexibility along with a substantial employer contribution to premiums. You can pay your share of premiums as well as your out-of-pocket costs with pre-tax dollars.

-Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) coverage for both employees and their family immediate members is available.

-Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a tax-deferred retirement savings account. You can voluntarily contribute to TSP and may qualify for automatic and matching agency contributions.

-Generous leave policy for vacation and sick leave.

Upon hire, full-time GS employees earn 4 hours of annual (vacation/personal) leave each bi-weekly pay period as well as 4 hours of sick leave.

Full-time VA nurses earn 26 days of paid annual (vacation/personal) leave each year and may accumulate up to 85 days. Annual leave begins to accrue immediately.

Full-time nurses earn 13 days of sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation.

Military leave is authorized for up to 15 days a year for active reservists and National Guard members.

-Ten paid Federal holidays each year.

-Long-term care insurance is available as an option.

For more information about the job fair, call (254) 743-0192.