Requisition Title: VETERANS SERVICES OFFICER
Primary Location: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-TEXAS
VETERANS SERVICES - 2377 N STEMMONS FWY 6TH FL - DALLAS
Organization: VETERANS COUNTY SERVICES
Brief Description Plans, manages, supervises and directs accession to a comprehensive range of Department of Veterans entitlements and serves as a consultant to department directors on military service credit.
Detailed Description Consults with individuals, veterans service organizations, social service agencies and Commissioners Court on Veterans Affairs entitlements. Serves as a liaison for veterans and their survivors and files claims for compensation and pension with the Department of Veterans Affairs Represents Dallas County at commemorative events and makes presentations to various veterans groups and civic organizations on veterans entitlements. Monitors changes in federal, state, county and local statutes which affects veterans and their families, and assists with complex issues in compliance with applicable statutes. Coordinates and consults with various social service agencies and provides an information and referral service to veterans and/or their families. Provides supervision and direction to staff, analyzes workload measures and allocates resources to accomplish the mission. Assists County employees in obtaining military service credit. Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a job related field of study. Three (3) years of work related experience required in case management and claims processing, to include one (1) year of management/supervisory experience. Must be an honorably discharged veteran, a widowed Gold Star Mother or un-remarried widow or widower of a service person or veteran killed on active duty. Must be knowledgeable of Title 38, United States Code, as it pertains to veterans entitlements. Standard office environment.
Additional Details An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County. The hiring process involves successful completion of each step. The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Salary : 5273.89
Maximum Salary : 6583.32
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
Requisition ID: 003222