This is a provisional appointment
Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
Serves in the capacity of the Chief-of-Staff and maintains the effective and efficient operations of the department. In the event of the Commissioners absence, the Deputy Commissioner shall carry out the duties assigned, including special events and cabinet meetings. Under the general direction of the Commissioner, exercises power and duties for the distribution of State and City benefits to veterans and their dependents in the City of Boston; interprets pertinent laws and makes decisions concerning the eligibility of applicants for veterans benefits in accordance of applicable laws; assigns and supervises the work of the investigators; oversees all procedures and transactions within the grave registration and application sections.