Job Details

VETERANS SERVICES - CLERK

Division: General
Job Type: Part Time
Contact Name: Wendy Hurley
Contact Email: whurley@leominster-ma.gov
Contact Phone: 978-534-7551 x271
Date Posted: 12/14/2018
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Position Description:

Essential Functions
The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Manages the following: VA Health Care Enrollment process, and follow on appointment, Veteran’s MART transportation system, Vouchers for Ch 115 and Office Bills, Welcome Home Bonus Program, Veteran Cemetery pre-enrollment program.

Helps to coordinate

Assists with preparations for Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Veterans Benefit outreach programs, and Welcome Home ceremonies for returning Veterans.

Calculates and processes documents, invoices, and payments.

Completes applications for State and Federal Veterans benefits.

Types department correspondence, reports, state and federal applications for assistance, applications for pensions, insurance benefits, burial benefits, military markers, medical and G.I. benefits.

Prepare monthly reports on each client for city reimbursement.

Computes and prepares departmental payroll; maintains personnel records; prepares bills and schedules payment.

Performs secretarial duties; makes appointments for Director; provides information to claimants and their families; maintains departmental records; prepares purchase orders.

Also performs all essential duties and responsibilities for the City of Leominster.

Performs other similar or related duties as required, or as situation dictates.

Brief Description:

Administrative and secretarial work assisting the Director of Veterans Services to discharge the duties of the office; all other related work, as required.

Job Prerequisites:

Education and Experience
High school diploma, including courses in office procedures; one year of office experience; experience in a municipal setting and in dealing with the public preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill
Thorough knowledge of office practices and procedures; working knowledge of department operations and functions. Knowledge of laws and policies relating to veterans and their dependents.

Ability to work independently. Ability to work effectively under time constraints to meet deadlines. Ability to interact tactfully and appropriately with the general public and city departments. Ability to maintain and organize detailed and extensive records and to prepare reports.

Customer service and interpersonal skills. Computer proficiency. Oral and written communication skills.

Application Procedure:

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

*External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


No Phone Calls Please
Interested candidates please submit a cover letter and resume to
Wendy Hurley, Human Resources Director, whurley@leominster-ma.gov

The City of Leominster is an Equal
Opportunity Employer

Compensation:

$20.45/hr


Job Type: Part Time
Pay Type: Hourly