American Indian or Alaskan Native – a person having origins in any of the original peoples of North America and South America (including Central America) and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
Asian – a person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand and Vietnam.
Black or African American – a person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders – A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa or other Pacific Islanders.
Hispanic or Latino (all races) – A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or other Spanish culture or origin (regardless of race).
White – A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa or the Middle East.
Two or More Races – All persons who identify with more than one of the five above races.
Individual with a Disability - The term “disability,” with respect to the Americans with Disability Act, refers to an individual who has:
o A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual;
o A record of such an impairment; or
o Being regarded as having such impairment.
If you have a handicap or disability which might affect your performance or create a hazard to yourself or others in connection with the job for which you are applying or are presently performing, please state the following: (1) the skills and procedures you use or intend to use to perform the job notwithstanding the handicap or disability and (2) the accommodation(s) we could make which would enable you to perform this job properly and safely.
Veteran – A citizen of the United States regularly enlisted, drafted, inducted or commissioned, who was accepted for and assigned to active duty in the armed forces of the United States.
Special Disabled Veteran/Disabled Vietnam Veteran– According to the Amendments to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, a special disabled veteran is: a veteran who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Veterans’ Administration for a disability (i) rated at 30 percent or more, or (ii) rated at 10 or 20 percent in the case of a veteran who has been determined under section 1506 of this title to have a serious employment handicap, or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service connected disability.
Veteran of the Vietnam Era – A person who has served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days, any part of which occurred between August 5, 1964 and May 7, 1975, and was discharged or released there from with other than a dishonorable discharge, or discharged or released from active duty for a service connected disability during the same period.