County Service Officer

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: County Service Officer
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: Until Filled
Price: N/A
Salary: $38,936 - $49,381 annually
Agency/Dept.: Veterans Service Agency

Description of Duties

This is an advisory position in the Veteran's Service Agency responsible for counseling and assisting veterans and service personnel and their dependents obtain veterans benefits for which they are eligible under Federal, State, and local laws.  The employee prepares and processes claim applications for benefits, principally through the United States Veterans' Administration.  Benefits include, but are not limited to, pensions, domiciliary care, death and disability compensation, burial allowance, GI insurance, GI education and Vocational Rehabilitation.  Work is performed in close cooperation with the Veterans Administration, other veterans’ organizations, and government agencies concerned with veterans affairs.  Employees must become accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs as a Veterans Service Officer during the probationary period.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Director of Veteran's Service Agency.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be an honorably discharged Veteran of the United States armed forces.

Candidates must submit a copy of a DD-214 at the time of application.

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