Assistant Veterans Service Officer - Office on Aging, Disabilities, & Veteran's Services
$40,000 - $42,000
Job Description and Requirements:
  • The Monmouth County Division on Aging, Disabilities & Veterans Services is seeking a full time Assistant Veterans Services Officer to assist Veterans in obtaining benefits and services to which they are entitled. Veterans Service Officers work with Monmouth County Veterans and their families to file claims for compensation and pension benefits, provide information on other benefit eligibility, and connect Veterans to community resources. The VSO will work in collaboration with the Division staff to obtain related aging & disability services for which the veteran is eligible.

    • Assists veterans and their families in creating a claim, obtaining documentation, and submitting to the Veterans Administration.
    • Prepares necessary forms including appeals.
    • Enters required documents into the VA system.
    • Helps veterans connect to other government and private organizations.
    • Provides information to the public on services available to veterans and their families.

    • Valid NJ driver’s license required.
    • Strong communication skills and ability to assist the public.
    • Excellent organizational skills, ability to create accurate reports and submit in a timely manner.
    • Ability to analyze and interpret national, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, and policies dealing with veterans’ rights and apply them to specific cases.
    • Capable of passing accreditation exams.
    • Ability to utilize various computer programs.

    Please be advised, all Monmouth County positions are on site. There are no provisions to work remotely.

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.
  • 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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