Employment Opportunities



Yankton County Veterans Service Officer

General Statement of Duties:

  • Evaluates the type and level of individual benefits
  • Maintains records on veterans assistance programs
  • Assists veterans and eligible survivors participating in state and federal programs
  • Facilitates the distribution of information on veterans programs
  • Compiles information on service-connected disabilities
  • Conducts research on client histories
  • Interprets and explains federal and state laws and regulations

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises assigned clerical personnel

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be qualified veteran as specified in SDCL §33-16-27
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must have a working knowledge of veterans’ issues and programs
  • Must have good organizational and communication skills
  • Must complete associated state training courses

Other Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work irregular hours and conduct on-site visits
  • Must be able to meet and deal with the public in stressful situations
  • Must be able to learn medical terminology
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License

This position will begin as a temporary position with no benefits.
Hours:  9am to 5pm, Monday – Friday (35-hour week)
Salary:  $38,720.62/year
Contact Yankton County for more information: 605-260-4434