VETERANS’ AGENT

The town of Belchertown is accepting applications for a full-time Veterans’ Agent. This position provides assistance, information and disbursements to veterans and other beneficiaries for education, hospitalization, medical care, pensions and other veterans benefits. Requires thorough knowledge of veterans’ issues, and of federal and state laws applying to veterans. Working knowledge of social security, Veterans’ Administration, disability retirement, welfare regulations and health insurance programs. Must be a veteran, honorably discharged, with a valid driver’s license and own transportation required. Salary range: $66,669-$85,106. Prior certification by Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services desired or ability to be certified as a Massachusetts Veterans’ Agent within six months of appointment required.

Applications and job descriptions are available in the Selectmen’s Office at The Finnerty House, One So. Main St., P.O. Box 670, Belchertown, MA 01007 – (phone: 413-323-0403). The deadline to submit a resume application is 4 p.m. on September 17, 2019.