Recruit Veterans Site Lead in Las Vegas, Nevada
Location:NV, Las Vegas
Position Type:Full time
Recruit Veteransis looking for aTransition Assistance Program VA Benefits Advisor Site LeadinNellis AFB, Nevada.
The Veterans Administration Transition Assistance Program (VA-TAP) VA Benefits Advisors (BA) support implementation of the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW), the Hire Heroes Act and Veterans Employment Initiative (VEI) on behalf of the department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
The BA Site Lead provides transitioning service members (Active, Reserve, National Guard), family members, and Veterans a thorough understanding of earned VA benefits, awareness of education and training opportunities, assistance in application processes, and assistance in preparing for civilian or government employment. The Site Lead also provides benefits briefings to groups, individual counseling and final transition readiness evaluations.
The BA Site Lead is responsible for coordinating with local government TAP Managers and installation staff to schedule classroom support, supervise BA’s and Senior BA’s, and ensure quality performance.
The individual in this position is also responsible for supplies, instructional materials, office equipment, and preparing periodic reports.
Work at times will require extended hours, including week days, weekends and some holidays, generally anticipating and addressing emerging requirements under changing and constrained time lines.
BA degree or equivalent with three (3) years of experience as a VA Benefits Advisor with strong knowledge of VA Benefits
Three (3) years of supervisory experience and the ability to mentor, counsel, and evaluate employees
Must have knowledge of Military structures and rank structures and a proven ability to work with government installation personnel, including the ability to provide formal briefings
Must successfully pass a background investigation (National Agency Check)
Must successfully complete initial training to maintain employment
Must be able to travel up to 10% and able to work outside normal work hours
Individual must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field
This position relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; a certain degree of creativity and latitude is required
Military Veterans and spouses are highly encouraged to apply
This position is aU.S. Government Contractwhose terms require Recruit Veterans to staff it only withU.S. Citizens
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Recruit Veterans is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.
Recruiting Force, LLC dba Recruit Veterans provides a variety of technical, professional and administrative support services to government agencies and prime contractors across the country. We also support commercial clients both large and small with staff augmentation, direct-hire placement and recruiting services. Our focus is on winning new business and hiring and placing military veterans, spouses and their dependents into the contracts/companies that we support. However, we do accept resumes from all prospective candidates regardless of veteran status. So, if you have an interest in this position and believe that this role is a match with your experience and career goals, apply now and let us help you, “Accomplish the Mission!”