This position is responsible for the oversight of the Veterans Services Office (VSO) which serves 20 -30 military service veterans in person and handles 50+ calls per day. This position also counsels, advises and assists veterans and their dependents in obtaining veterans benefits following County, State, and Federal laws. The Veteran Services Officer works closely with veterans, County staff, State Office of Veteran Affairs, and the general public.
Our successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, high stress office setting, working with a variety of veterans and other customers. To be a good fit in this role a candidate will possess the ability to effectively problem-solve and have the ability to lead a team, particularly during a time of transition. Candidates must be a veteran of any branch of the United States military and must be an Accredited Service Officer or must complete and pass the accreditation exam within one year of hire.
To be considered for this role, your application submission must include a cover letter and resume.
An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.
All application components must be submitted by 10:00 PM MT on the closing date listed