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Veterans Home Employment

Empower your career and join a dynamic, diverse group of professionals. The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs operates six extended care facilities and is a leader in providing a continuum of care that supports our brave military veterans and their spouses, and you can be part of that honored, respected and compassionate team.

Pennsylvania Needs Nurses


The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is hiring nurses, offering competitive pay, benefits and opportunities to grow. As a Commonwealth employee, you will embark on a rewarding career and make a difference in the lives of veterans! Apply today!

A Wide Range of Job Opportunities

The Veterans’ Homes offer a wide range of job opportunities from food service workers, custodial and maintenance staff, administrative and clerical staff and a variety of nursing and healthcare professionals all utilizing their skill and knowledge to provide for the overall care and well-being of our residents.

Available positions at Delaware Valley Veterans' Home, Philadelphia (Philadelphia County)

Available positions at Gino J. Merli Veterans' Center, Scranton (Lackawanna County)

Available positions at Hollidaysburg Veterans' Home, Hollidaysburg (Blair County)

Available positions at Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors Home, Erie (Erie County)

Available positions at Southeastern Veterans' Center, Spring City (Chester County)

- Available positions at Southwestern Veterans' Center, Pittsburgh (Allegheny County)

Working Here


​We offer competitive salary and wage packages to help you plan for your financial future.

​Health & Wellness

​We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.

​Retirement & Financial Planning

​We offer a 401(k)-style defined contribution plan available to most employees. Hybrid options that include a defined benefit and a defined contribution plan available to most employees. Options to invest more through an optional deferred compensation program.

​Group Life Insurance

​We offer free life insurance for all permanent employees after 90 days

​Higher Education/Costs

​We offer tuition reimbursement for Registered Nurses.

​Work/Life Balance

​We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it! We offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays.

​Career Development

​We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.

​Other Rewards

​Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards including free credit union membership with PSECU, opportunities for workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.

Honoring Our Heroes

I’m so blessed to be in the lives of so many wonderful people. Our team here is second to none. They take such amazing care of everyone without hesitation. 
-Barb, PSSH Staff

Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.”

Abraham Lincoln
American statesman and lawyer
served as the 16th president of the United States