Veterans Case Worker

May 30, 2012

Job Summary:
The position is for a caseworker to work in the Congressional Office to facilitate and coordinate responses to a wide range of requests received from constituents.  District caseworkers also help constituents interact with administrative and government agencies by acting as facilitators, ombudsmen and, in some cases, advocates.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent for this position will serve as a facilitator between constituents and federal, state, and local agencies as necessary as a representative of Congressman Scott.  The caseworker will be required to communicate clearly with constituents about what can and cannot be done on their behalf by the congressional office.  The caseworker will be required to learn the laws, regulations and intricacies affecting a constituent’s case as well as the procedures and structure of Congress and the district office regarding casework and employee obligations, as outlined in Representative Scott's Office Handbook and the House of Representative’s Ethics Manual.  Additionally, the employee will be responsible to perform other duties as assigned by the Congressman, Chief of Staff, District Director and other staff members.

 Requirements:  This program is limited to veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, have a minimum 30% service connected disability rating from the VA and less than 20 years of service.  High school degree required, some college courses preferred but not required.  Professional education through the U.S. military is highly encouraged.  Excellent communication and organizational skills.  Recent experience with and understanding of the U.S. Military and Department of Veterans’ Affairs structure, procedures, and policies.  Service-oriented, positive attitude, and strong teamwork ability.”

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

Contact:  Interested veterans may go to to learn more about the program and may submit their resumes, a copy of last DD214 issued (Form 4) and a letter from the VA indicating that they have a 30% or greater rating to  Please do not send resumes directly to the office of Congressman Scott and do not contact the Congressional office.  All candidates should submit questions using the email address provided above.