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Erie VA Medical Center


Jobs & Careers


By working for the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, you’ll have access to a wider range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips.

Erie VA Human Resources Office

135 East 38th Street
Erie, PA 16504
Hours: 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
(814) 860-2433

At VAMC Erie, we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. If you have what it takes, please consider applying for one of our available positions.

Employee Benefits

A description of employee benefits is available on the US Office of Personnel Management Employment and Benefits* page. Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of this medical center to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (age 40 and above), reprisal for prior EEO activities or retaliation for opposing discriminatory practices, genetic information, marital/parental status, physical or mental disability, and political affiliation.  To maintain a work environment free from any form of unlawful discrimination, including workplace harassment.  To promote a positive, continuing affirmative program designed to eradicate barriers to employment and to achieve a representative workforce with special emphasis on minorities, women, disabled veterans and other persons with disabilities and to recognize their special employment needs and problems.  And finally, to provide an environment where an aggrieved person is free from restraint, coercion, interference and/or reprisal. For any questions or concerns, please contact the Erie VAMC EEO Manager at (814) 860-2576. For additional information, please visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Website.

VA Job Applications and Forms

Application instructions specific to each job posting can be found at the end of the announcement. Some positions require you to apply online, while others require that you submit a paper application directly to each VA facility where you desire employment.

VA has several different application forms based on your occupation type. Look in the table below to find the correct application for your occupation, as well as additional required forms.

Responding to a Job Announcement

Be sure to follow the application instructions given in the job announcement. They are your primary guide for responding to a posted opening. Here are additional reminders for submitting an application:

  1. Please send your signed, completed application and any other required forms to the Organization Contact at the Organization Address, both of which are listed at the end of the job announcement.
  2. Write the Announcement Number, also listed at the end of the job announcement, on your application.
  3. Keep a copy of the entire application package for your records.

The documents below are in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them. Acrobat Reader software can be downloaded for free.

VA Job Applications and Forms
Form Number Form Description
Download 10-2850 Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Chiropractors
Download 10-2850A Application for Advanced Practice Nurse, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Practitioner, and Registered Nurse
Download 10-2850C Application for Associated Health Occupations
Download 10-2850D Application for Health Professions Trainees
Download OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment form
Download OPM Form 1203 FX Qualifications and Availability Form C and Occupational Questionnaire
Download SF 15 Application for 10-point Veterans Preference
Download US Application
Cover Page
Use this cover page when faxing application materials for jobs posted by a Delegated Examining Unit, or in other limited cases when instructions indicate a fax will be accepted.