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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/25/22

Applications Due02/08/22

Vacancy ID97846

AgencyVeteran's Affairs, Division of

TitleVeterans Benefits Advisor 1

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $60069 to $76387 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

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? No

County Richmond

Street Address 10 Richmond Terrace

City Staten Island


Zip Code10301

Minimum Qualifications The New York State Division of Veterans’ Services in the near future will assign a Veterans Benefits Advisor 1 to staff the counseling office on 10 Richmond Terrace State Island.

Employees who have 55 b/c status in the posted title and are interested in reassignment are encouraged to respond to this posting.

Individuals with current 55b/c status who meet with qualifications below are encouraged to apply. You will need to supply a copy of your eligibility letter when responding to this announcement.

1. Two years of active military duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and an honorable discharge or under conditions in the NYS Restoration of Honor Act AND
2. Three years of experience in employment counseling, military career counseling, military recruiting, guidance counseling, employment inter

Substitution: College credits may be substituted for up to two years for the required experience at the rate of 30 semester credit hours equaling one year of experience.

*Travel is required. Appointees to these positions are required to have a driver’s license valid in New York State to operate a motor vehicle or otherwise demonstrate their capacity to meet the transportation needs of the job.

NOTE: This vacancy posting is for the purposes of notifying individuals about transfer opportunities. Employees on the Civil Service eligible list will be considered and should not respond to this posting. If you are on the eligible list and not reachable, you may be eligible for transfer. You are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website ( to determine transfer eligibility or contact OGS Human R

Duties Description As a Veterans Benefits Advisor 1, you will assist, advise, and advocate for veterans and their families as well as survivors on concerns relating to their rights and benefits, including matters pertaining to educational training, military law, employment and reemployment, health, medical and rehabilitation services and facilities, and the provisions of laws relating to veterans’ rights and privileges. In addition, you will serve as the lead administrator of the New York State Blind Annuity, Gold Star Parent and Supplemental Burial Programs. You may also supervise support staff. Other duties as directed.

Additional Comments Location Pay: $3,026.

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

Name Human Resources/BE

Telephone 5184735282

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 cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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