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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/21/24

Applications Due03/07/24

Vacancy ID151678


AgencyVeterans' Services, Department of

TitleVeterans Benefits Advisor 2 - VID 151678

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade21

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $73641 to $93374 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Kings

Street Address Shirley A. Chisholm State Office Building

City Brooklyn


Zip Code11217

Minimum Qualifications Current Veterans Benefits Advisor 2 interested in lateral transfer or relocation.

Provisional Pending Examination:
Current Veterans Benefits Advisor 1 with one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service.

Duties Description • Supervise Veterans Benefits Advisor 1 (VBA1).
• Advise Local Veterans Service Agencies and Veterans Service Organizations and community groups of the Department’s programs.
• Conduct training courses for VBA1s and local service personnel (VSO).
• Act as the liaison between the Department of Veterans Affairs and VA.
• Attend VA hearings as necessary.
• Responsible for claims in your assigned region.
• Represent Department and Commissioner as requested.
• Assign staff to attend and represent the Department for outreach events.
• Ensure that all forms and reports are completed in a timely and comprehensive manner which may include Internal Control Forms or After-Action Reports.
• Maintain and update shared calendars for all work-related activities and appointments.
• Continually update the Case Management System which includes all current activity and new client activity.
• Accreditation by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, through the NYS Department of Veterans’ Services, as an “Agent” pursuant to Section 38 CFR 14.629 is necessary for continued employment.
• Perform the full range of supervisory responsibilities.
• Perform other duties and special projects as required.

Additional Comments • Travel may be required (approximately 50%), including during evening and weekends, depending on mission and assignment.
• Possession and maintenance of a valid Driver’s License issued by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicle is required, or otherwise demonstrate the capacity to meet the transportation needs of the job.

NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the agency’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources/JHG

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a resume and cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications. Indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number of each position you are applying to.

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