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at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 3/14/2019
Job Reference #: 19235-1

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Job Title: Veterans and Family Services Office Coordinator

Closing Date: 4/2/2019
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i. e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered
Job Number: 19-235
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Department: Veteran & Family Services Of?ce

City: Sacaton, AZLocations: 291 W. Casa Blanca Road
Area of Interest: Veteran Services
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $68,700 Salary
Tribal Driving Permit Required: YesDISTINGUSIHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:The Veterans and Family Services Of?ce Coordinator is responsible for managing the implementation, critical
and direct oversight, and regulatory process for Veterans Affairs bene?ts. The Coordinator performs
administrative and professional work in directing, planning, training, and managing the staff of the Veterans and
Family Services Of?ce (VFSO). The Coordinator works in close coordination with federal, state, and county
veteran of?ces and nation and local service organizations to develop local and national policies regarding
veteran’s bene?ts.

0 Plan, organize, coordinate, and direct the daily activities of the Veterans and Family Services Of?ce.
0 Train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of all assigned staff.
0 Develop and implement a ?ve-year plan for the Veterans and Family Services Of?ce, determine its goals and
objectives, and monitor the progress in achieving the goals and objectives.
0 Complete programmatic reporting accurately and on-time.o Create policies and standard operating procedures for the Veterans and Family Services Of?ce to ensure the
of?ce is fully trained and veterans’ claims are being processed timely and correctly.
0 Supervise the safekeeping of of?ce records, including compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA) and any other privacy requirements, and develop a retention policy and
0 Develop an of?ce budget and operate the Veterans and Family Services Of?ce within the budgetary
0 Act as the liaison between the Community and federal, state, and county veteran’s of?ce.
0 Present recommendations to Executive Of?ce, and federal, state, and local agencies regarding veteran
0 Serve as back-up for Veterans and Family Services Of?ce staff.
0 Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:0 Extensive knowledge of laws, rules, regulations which includes federal, state, and local statues relating to
veteran’s affairs and public assistance programs.
0 Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and
implement recommendations in support of the Veterans and Family Services Office goals.
0 Knowledge of modern principles and practices of administrating and organization, including general
budgeting and management principles and practices.
0 Skill in determining priorities, assigning work, and following through for proper completion.
0 Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form.
0 Ability to interact with of?cials, veterans, dependents, and other fairly and effectively, this position must
maintain a proper working relationship with clients, may who have complex physical and mental health issues
and come from diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds.
0 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associate and the general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, agree to maintain a drug-free workplace.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Public
Administration, Social Work, or closely related field and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in Veterans
Affairs, Social Services or any combination of education, training, and/or experience which demonstrates the
ability to perform the duties of this position and which includes one (1) year supervisory experience.


Must be a veteran with an honorable discharge or spouse of an honorably discharged veteran.Must obtain HIPAA Certi?cation within 90 days of employment.Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record for
the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Required to pass a background check.Supervisory, Salaried Position
Reports to Community Manager or designee


- Medical - EPO or FPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/ $150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan benefits are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
° Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program
- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick LeavePreference in ?lling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, SeX, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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