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Military & Veterans Caseworker (District office) – Congressman French Hill (R-AR)

Job Summary:  The position is for a Military and Veterans Case Worker in the District Congressional Office of Congressman French Hill (AR-02).  Primary responsibilities include facilitating and coordinating responses to a wide range of requests received from military and veteran constituents along with liaising between Congressman  Hill’s district office and the various veteran organizations in Arkansas’s Second Congressional District.  The Military and Veterans Case Worker will assist constituents in their engagements with federal administrative and governmental agencies by acting as a facilitator, an ombudsman, and, in some cases, an advocate.  The individual holding this position also is responsible for keeping the Congressman current on issues of concern and systemic problems that may require his involvement to correct the situation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:  The Military and Veterans Case Worker will serve as a facilitator between constituents and federal, state, and local agencies and will represent Congressman Hill to constituent, government agencies, and community organizations.  The case worker will be required to communicate clearly with constituents about what can and cannot be done on their behalf by the district office.  The case worker will be required to learn relevant laws and regulations, intricacies affecting constituent cases, as well as the procedures and structure of Congressman Hill’s office regarding case work and employee obligations, as outlined in the Office Handbook and the House of Representatives’ Ethics Manual.  When performing in the capacity of Military and Veterans Case Worker, the individual will represent the Congressman at meetings and functions hosted by local Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) to gather information on items of interest to our constituents, provide updates on the activities of the Congressman on topics of importance to the VSOs, and report on recommendations and or concerns raised at the various meetings for review by Congressman Hill.  Additionally, the case worker will be responsible for performing other duties as assigned by Congressman Hill, the Chief of Staff, the District Director, the Senior District Representative, Military/Veterans Affairs Liaison, and other staff members.

Requirements:   This program is limited to veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, who have fewer than 20 years of service, and who have a minimum 30 percent disability rating from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  A high school degree is required, and completion of some college courses is preferred but not required; professional education through the U.S. military is a plus.  Candidates must possess excellent communications and organizational skills along with recent experience with an understanding of the U.S. Military and U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs structure, procedures, and policies. Candidates also must be service-oriented and possess a positive attitude along with the ability to work well in teams.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

To Apply:  To apply, please submit your resume, a copy of the last DD214 issued (page 4), along with a letter from the VA indicating a 30 percent or greater rating (not necessary if medically retired) to housewoundedwarriors@mail.house.gov.  Do not send resumes directly to the office of Congressman Hill.

About the Program:  The Wounded Warrior Program was established to create fellowships for wounded or disabled veterans within the offices of the U.S. House of Representatives, specifically a Member, Congressional committee, or Congressional Leadership office.  Those selected for the program will be employed by the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives for up to two years.  If, after that period, a fit is found, the participant may have the opportunity to transition into full-time employment; however, full-time employment is not guaranteed at the conclusion of the two year fellowship.   For more information regarding the program, interested veterans should visit:  http://cao.house.gov/wounded-warrior.

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