Careers at KOVS

Imagine being part of a team dedicated to improving the lives of our nation's Veterans. KOVS services profoundly impact Veterans and their families throughout the state, whether it's providing support to Veterans residing in our Veterans’ Homes, respectfully conducting ceremonies at our Veteran Cemeteries, or helping Veterans ascertain eligibility for federal or state benefits.

We are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce that reflects our Veteran community and embodies values such as leadership, accountability, community, integrity, and teamwork.

Office Locations:

Our central office is based in Topeka, complemented by field offices staffed with Veteran Service Representatives who assist Veterans determine their eligibility for benefits (please refer to the Veteran Services section of our website for office locations). Additionally, we operate two Veterans Homes in Kansas: one in Dodge City and another in Winfield. Furthermore, we maintain four Veterans Cemeteries located in Fort Dodge, WaKeeney, Winfield, and Manhattan/Fort Riley.

Current Openings:

If you are interested in employment with the Kansas Office of Veterans Services, find the latest job openings and application information on the Kansas Department of Administrations website at

State of Kansas Employee Benefits:

For a complete list of benefits and additional information visit the State of Kansas Office of Personnel Services at

Some Perks of State Employment:

  • Medical Insurance (effective first day of employment)
  • Vision Insurance (effective first day of employment)
  • Dental Insurance (effective first day of employment)
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Center located in Topeka
  • Voluntary Benefits (Accident, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • KPERS (Retirement Plan)
  • KPERS 457 (Deferred Compensation)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • HealthQuest (Health Risk Appraisal, free Health Coaching, and Tobacco Cessation, etc.)
  • KanElect (pre-tax premium option, flexible spending accounts)
  • Optional Group Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Training/Continuing Education/Tuition Assistance

If you would like additional information, contact Sheila Rice, Director of Human Resources at (785) 291-3422 or email at


Applicants requesting reasonable accommodation should contact the respective recruiter.

The KOVS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.