Dallas County, Texas Seeks Veteran Services Officer
Ideally situated in north central Texas, Dallas County has a population of almost 2.5 million and is the ninth most populous county in the United States. Dallas County encompasses 30 diverse, growing cities, with a vibrant, well-educated population. Dallas County is governed by a Commissioners Court, which consists of the County Judge (the chairperson of the Court) and four Commissioners. The Commissioners Court serves as the legislative and executive branch of government, with budget authority over most County departments.
The Dallas County Veteran Services Office is an advocate agency established to assist veterans and/or their survivors in obtaining entitled benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the State of Texas. Dallas County seeks an outgoing and service-oriented leader to serve as its new Veteran Services Officer. Reporting directly to the Commissioners Court through the County Administrator and/or Assistant County Administrator, the Veteran Services Officer plans, manages, supervises, and directs accession to a comprehensive range of Department of Veterans entitlements and serves as a consultant to department directors on military service credit.
The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree or have education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in a job-related field of study. Three (3) years of work-related experience in case management and claims processing, including one (1) year of management/ supervisory experience, is required. The selected candidate must be an honorably discharged veteran, a widowed Gold Star Mother, or un-remarried widow or widower of a service person or veteran killed on active duty. Knowledge of Title 38, United States Code, as it pertains to veterans entitlements, is required.
For more information on this position contact:Lissa Barker, Sr. Vice President
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