Serco VA Transition Assistance Program Benefits Advisor (Fort Lewis, WA) in Chicago, Illinois
VA Transition Assistance Program Benefits Advisor (Fort Lewis, WA) Fort Lewis, WA, US
Job Description Serco Inc. is looking to fill a full-time Veterans Administration Transition Assistance Program (VA-TAP) Benefits Advisor position at our Fort Lewis, WA location.
Military Veterans and Spouses are encouraged to apply!
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 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 employment.
The BA also provides formal VA benefits briefings to groups up to 50, individual counseling, and final transition readiness evaluations during events (such as Capstone) to provide final advice; and performs community outreach and public engagement events.
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.
Required Skills Requires a Bachelor Degree or equivalent plus at least two years’ benefits advisory experience.
This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Serco to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.
The position you are being considered for is on a U.S. Government contract which will require applicants to successfully undergo and pass a background investigation (National Agency Check).
Applicants must also successfully complete initial training to maintain employment.
Applicants must be able to travel up to 10% and at times able to work outside normal work hours.
Individual must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field.
Position relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; a certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
Employment Type Full time
Career Level Entry Level
Job ID 52455223
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc, one of the world’s leading and most admired service companies. Serco serves Federal, state and local governments, along with the Canadian government and commercial customers. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Reston, VA, Serco has approximately 10,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $6 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. Serco recognizes that our employees are our most valuable asset. Our successes directly relate to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. Our employees personally can make a difference. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. Our focus on Bringing Service to Life is more than a tagline, it’s the way we get things done, the way we talk with each other, and the way we interact and respect each other. We succeed by encouraging and generating new ideas. We trust our people to deliver. We are passionate about building innovative and successful Serco businesses. Our most powerful tool in improving performance is to instill a stimulating culture where people feel they can personally make a difference. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional Area Personnel & Social Services
Department Our services in the Defense business unit support all branches of the U.S. military and the intelligence community. Our teams provide a variety of support services related to the maintenance and life cycle sustainment of US Navy, US Coast Guard and Customs and Border Patrol fielded C5I systems. We are focused on the design, systems engineering, project management, procurement, installation, training, testing, and field maintenance of these systems. We also provide personnel services to military personnel, military families, and civilians working for the military. Our capabilities address a wide range of managed services, as well as the complete military lifecycle which includes recruitment, to active duty through retirement. And for the Intel community we have over 300 cleared professionals who serve a variety of Intelligence Community and Department of Defense customers who stand on the front lines of defense for our nation. The unit employee’s specialists focused on acquisition and program management, systems engineering, cyber security, signals and intelligence analysis, financial management, human capital, and information technology.
- Serco is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is availableand the supplemental poster is. If you need more information or require special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Serco HR Service Desk at 866-628-6458 or 703-939-6006. You may also e-mail us at.© 2017 Serco Inc.All Rights Reserved.1818 Library Street, Suite 1000, Reston VA 20190