Veterans Allotment Specialist

Native Lands & Resources · Juneau, Alaska
Department Native Lands & Resources
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $23.55 - $30.03

Veterans Allotment Specialist


Job Class: Specialist 
Department: Native Lands & Resources

Type of Position: Non-Exempt
Location of Work: Juneau, AK

Covered Position: No
Salary Grade(s): 8/9

Prepared by: D. Duncan/J. Wise
Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm 
Employment Category: Regular, Full-Time

Effective Date: 11/1/2020


The incumbent will aid Alaska Native Veterans in processing applications for the Alaska Native Vietnam-Era Native allotment program and other programs available to Alaska Native Veterans.


Reports To: Department Manager
Supervises: N/A
Liaison To: Veterans and various support sources


• Assist in the application process for Alaska Native Vietnam-Era Native allotment program
• Assist Alaska Native Veterans in obtaining form DD-214 & other records
• Provide education in the Veterans Home Loan Program
• Advocate for enhanced educational benefits reflecting the post-9/11 GI Bill to promote the transfer to legal heirs
• Advocate for enhanced healthcare coverage, regardless of a service-connected disability rating
• Conduct high-level promotion outreach to employers about the benefits of a Veteran hiring preference
• Advocate for the creation of transitional housing for transitioning service members
• Communicate regularly with the Veterans Administration, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, Department of Defense, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska tribes, and other agencies
• Research opportunities, disseminate information, and assist Veterans navigate processes
• Other duties as assigned


Spending Authority: N/A
Other Authority:

• General Knowledge of federal and state statutes, regulations and law, and Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Land Management policies applicable to Alaska Native land matters
• General knowledge of basic real estate law and practices
• Ability to organize work efficiently and manage files
• Ability and willingness to travel to rural communities and to regional meetings and trainings
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work collaboratively and independently
• Ability to coordinate and work effectively with department staff, Native organizations, tribes, and federal and state agencies
• Proficient in Microsoft office products and knowledge of Geographical Information System
• Flexible to change and visionary to opportunities


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
• Associates degree
• Two (2) years specialized experience in the field of Alaska Native land and Veteran issues.

Substitution for experience
• College education in the field of Real Estate of Alaska Native issues may be substituted for experience on a yearly equivalent basis


The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting and is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 40 lbs. Travel on small aircraft or ferry may be required.


• All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”. This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
• Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace. All regular employees may be required to pass a pre-employment and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
• Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check be conducted on all employees. All employment offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for Tlingit & Haida.


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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Native Lands & Resources
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $23.55 - $30.03