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We believe that every person, given the opportunity and the tools, is capable of achieving great things. Our team members focus on our customers and assisting them achieve their mission and goals. Our leadership nurtures our team’s potential by treating each employee with honesty, integrity, respect, dignity, compassion and fairness.

And we’re looking for motivated people who share those values!.

VA Benefits Advisor-Rt. Rucker, AL

Department: Veterans Benefits Administrative-VEI
Location: Ft. Rucker, AL

Position Title:  VA Benefits Advisor in support of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Sustainment. This position is located at Ft. Rucker, AL

Position Summary

A VA Benefits Advisor is responsible for the effective delivery of standardized courses of instruction that includes a four-hour class with up to 50 students in attendance.  Through engaging, motivational, effective, on-site, and hands-on instruction, the VA will facilitate a Service memberís successful transition out of uniform and into civilian life.  Under specific guidance from the VA and using information and instructional materials provided by the VA, this job will provide high quality instruction in educating Service members and their dependents on Veteran-related benefits and programs.   All candidates must successfully complete a two week standards-based VA Benefits Briefer Training Course that includes successfully passing a written and practical application test before he/she will be considered fully qualified to perform in this position.


  • Instruct up to 50 Service members / dependents on all VA benefits and programs for which they may be eligible. 
  • Group settings and locations may vary depending on attendance but normally instruction will be given in a classroom, auditorium or conference room environment, conducive to learning. 
  • Ability to use a wide range of adult learning and group facilitation techniques to include interactive/ collaborative training sessions, and other appropriate group processes.
  • Create and sustain a participatory environment while guiding Service members/dependents to achieve learning objectives and appropriate/useful outcomes.
  • Maintain fluency on all VA benefits and programs.
  • Provide follow-up assistance on a case by case basis to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Facilitate optional one-on-one assistance with requesting Service members / dependents. 
  • Maintain a professional and positive attitude.


  • Minimum 4 years of related and relevant experience in education, training, or instruction.
  • Must possess high quality and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess the ability to learn information in a rapid timeframe.
  • Must be able to pass a personal background check.


  • Must be able to successfully pass a written and practical application test.


  • 4 years of Active Duty military service in any of the United States Armed Forces.
  • 6-8 years of related and relevant experience is preferred.
  • Instructor certifications (i.e. Master Trainer, Drill Instructor, Combat Instructor) is preferred.
  • Participation in any Department of Defense program, course, or seminar.
  • Participation in any Department of Homeland Security and Department of Veterans Affairs program, course, or seminar.


Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science or four years of relevant experience with a high school diploma.  Military service and/or education or training experience will be considered as possible substitute for education. 

(Other education, commensurate experience and demonstrated ability of individual may be substituted.)


TRAVEL:  Minimal 

COMPANY INFORMATION: TENICA and Associates LLC is a provider of government services and consulting solutions in the areas of national defense, homeland and cyber security.  TENICA provides knowledgeable and experienced subject matter experts to perform a variety of professional services, logistics and supply chain management, crisis prevention and response, and information technology solutions to solve dynamic security challenges.  Founded in 2008 and based in Alexandria, Virginia, TENICA is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned, Woman Owned, Small Business (SDVOB and WOSB) and is a participant in the Small Business Administrationís 8(a) business development program.

TENICA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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