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Title:  Program Services Clerk - Office of Veterans Affairs

Application Deadline Date:  02/02/2023
Req ID:  46149
Department:  Military

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $16.32


The Office of Veterans Affairs is seeking a Program Services Clerk. This position works with Vermont’s veteran population and organizations that serve veterans. Daily responsibilities include certifying veterans eligibility for State and Federal benefits to include veteran registration plates, veteran designation on their driver’s license, and a veteran property tax reduction program. We also work with veterans families for benefits they may be eligible for. The Office also operates and manages the Vermont Veteran Memorial Cemetery, and this position works to pre-qualify veterans and eligible family members for interment at the cemetery and schedule burials at the time of need. On a rotational basis, Service Clerks attend interments at the cemetery, complete required paperwork, and file those claims with the federal VA.

Who May Apply

This position, Program Services Clerk (#46149), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Robert Burke at

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed primarily in a standard office setting but occasional travel may be required, for which private means of transportation must be available. Considerable interaction with clients and the general public may be anticipated. Some pressure from deadlines may occur.

Minimum Qualifications

Two (2) years or more of full-time college coursework OR an associate's degree or higher.


High School diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years or more of office clerical experience.


Completion of a one-year vocational/technical training program in business and office occupations or related area AND one (1) year or more of office clerical experience.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier