The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.
CITY OF WORCESTER
The City of Worcester’s Department of Health & Human Services is seeking qualified candidates for Veterans Agent for its Veterans Services Division. The Veterans Agent is responsible for the administration of municipal veterans’ benefits program, assisting veterans to access state and federal financial benefits, coordinating services with other partners, conducting veteran ceremonial duties and events, and preparing financial documentation and state required reports. The position oversees the Veterans’ Office staff and ensures the delivery of exemplary customer service, provides training, prepares and monitors the division’s budget, and acts as a liaison to boards and committees.
The ideal candidate shall possess a thorough knowledge of statutes, ordinances and regulations pertaining to veterans' benefits, public assistance programs, and an understanding of private social agencies and other community resources. Candidates must have effective management and supervisory skills; strong financial, organizational and problem solving skills; proficiency with the use of computers, and strong written and verbal communication skills.
SALARY RANGE: $63,999.63 - $97,696.55 annually, full-time
To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2019 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.