Veterans Service Officer

Location
Rochester, Minnesota
Posted
Jul 15, 2017
Closes
Jul 24, 2017
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Veterans Service Officer

Promotes the interests and welfare of veterans, their dependents and survivors in order to enhance their quality of life through counseling, benefit claims assistance, education, advocacy and special projects.

  1. Must meet the qualifications set forth in MN Statute 197.601 to include:
  2. Residence in the state of Minnesota;
  3. Citizenship in the United States;
  4. Veteran as defined in section 197.447;
  5. Education and training for the duties of veteran service officer within six (6) months of employment;
  6. Knowledge of the law and the regulations and rulings of the United States Veterans Administration applicable to cases before it and the administration thereof within six (6) months of employment.

Required Special Qualifications:

Achieve and maintain certification by the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs as a County Veterans Service Officer or Assistant Veterans Service Officer per MN Statute 197.605 within one (1) year of employment.

Applications will be accepted through July 24, 2017. The complete job description and required application can be found at www.olmstedcounty.com.