Assistant Veterans Service Officer
21.00
00805
$23.00/hr
Job Description and Requirements:
  • This position will assist Veterans and dependents in applying for available Federal benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by initiating or reopening claims for service connected compensation and/or pension claims and screening veterans for benefits.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES

    • Engage in claim development by researching and reviewing military records, medical conditions and financial statements and assisting veterans with personal statements;
    • Process claims with the VA;
    • Be able to qualify to access VA databases in order to process and follow-up on claim progression with the VA;
    • Engage in ADRC outreach events as requested;
    • Provide support services and cross-train on all services and databases offered within the Division of Aging, Disabilities and Veterans Services;
    • Engage in Division activities and training as requested.
    • Be able to work at two locations in Freehold and Oceanport, NJ.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must achieve and maintain certification as a County Veteran Service Officer within eighteen (18) months of employment;
    • Must be eligible to work in the United States and be a New Jersey Resident;
    • Must have good writing skills;
    • 2 years of experience in social services or related field.
    • BA in human services or related field.
    • Three (3) years case management experience.
    • Strong computer, writing and interviewing skills.
    • Veteran Service Officer work experience may be considered in lieu of education.


How to apply:
  • Individuals will only be considered if they possess the minimum requirements listed above.
  • All applicants: In order to be considered for a job opening, an Application for Employment must be completed for each position. Resumes may be attached but are not considered as substitution for a fully completed job application form. mc-humanresources@co.monmouth.nj.us
  • Mail: Completed applications referencing the job title code on the application to: County of Monmouth, Human Resources Department, 1 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Phone: To request a Job Application be mailed to you, call 732-431-7300
  • In Person: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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