COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER
VETERANS SERVICE OFFICE
Starting Salary: $27.84
Excellent fringe benefits to include participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System with 6.5% County Match
The full-time [35 hours per week] Veterans Service Officer is responsible for informing, advising and assisting veterans and their dependents to secure all possible entitlements from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs [VA], the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs [WDVA] and all other agencies to which they may be eligible for benefits. This individual serves as an advocate providing referral and follow-up services to clients who need such assistance. Responsible for all local public relations and outreach to ensure veterans are adequately informed and maintains relationships with all county veteran service organizations and other partners that support the Veterans Service Office.
Applicants must be a Wisconsin resident who served on active duty and is an honorably discharged veteran as set forth in Chapter 45.01 [a] through [d] and 45.02, Wisconsin State Statutes. An Associate Degree in Business Management/Leadership, Human Services or related field and three years of work experience in a field of customer service or office setting or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities is required. Applicants must pass an FBI background check and become accredited within one year of being hired through training provided by the VA and WDVA.
A completed Taylor County application and resume are required to be considered for this position. An electronic and printable application is available at www.co.taylor.wi.us/employment/. All applicants must submit a CERTIFIED DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, prior to the deadline in order to be considered. Applications and resumes will be accepted until Friday, September 30, 2022, until 12:00 p.m.
This position will require a Certified DD Form 214, it cannot be a "copy" of the DD Form 214.