VETERAN BENEFITS SPECIALIST I
|Date Opened||5/8/2013 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/22/2013 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$30,804.00 - $48,369.00/year|
|HR Analyst||John Kearns|
This is a position specific recruitment for Montgomery County Veterans Service Center. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year. Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Montgomery Co. Veterans Service Center
51 Mannakee St
Rockville, MD 20850
Main Purpose of Job
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalence certificate.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Experience rending advice and services to veterans and their families.
Experience in administering Veterans Administration's policies, regulations and procedures.
Veterans encouraged to apply.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Title 38, United States Code, Section 5901-5905 requires that candidates appointed to positions in this classification must be certified as a veterans’ services counselor by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs within one year of employment.
2. Candidates appointed to positions within this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.
The written examination is designed to measure the candidates’ knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the duties of this job classification.
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS
The online application is strongly preferred. If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application (by the closing date) to:
Department of Budget and Management
Recruitment and Examination Division
301 W. Preston Street, Room 608
Baltimore, MD 21201
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.