Veterans Service Officer

Alexandria , MN
Mar 01, 2018
Job Type
Full Time
Attention Veterans! Great Career Opportunity . Salary $20.50 per hour, Full time position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide information to veterans and/or their family about benefits for which they may be eligible including veterans pensions, health care, insurance, education, death benefits, loan assistance, and military ID cards.
Assist veterans/family in applying for federal and state benefits.
Assist veterans in appealing denied claims.
Assist veterans in obtaining medical care from VA medical centers and Community-Based Outreach clinics.
Coordinate, schedule, and monitor the transportation programs for veterans needing medical transportation to Fargo, St. Cloud, and Minneapolis.
Provide referral to other governmental or community service agencies as may be requested by the veteran.
Ensure and maintain security of veteran's private data in all forms.
Serve as liaison to veteran's service organizations in the county.

Douglas County offers an exceptional benefit package to full time employees including vacation, sick, funeral leave, and holiday pay. Also included in this benefit package is health, dental, and life insurance; medical and dependent care reimbursement accounts (Section 125 Plan) and supplemental insurance; deferred compensation plan and Public Employees Retirement (PERA).

Please click apply to join our team. Closing date: 8am, March 13, 2018. EO/AAE.