Performs complex (journey-level) benefits and leave administration work. Work involves administering a human resources benefits and leave programs and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.
Serves as a subject matter expert on benefits and leave programs.
Administers corporate benefits and leave programs.
Responsible for monthly benefits billing payments.
Facilitates benefits and new hire paperwork segment of the New Employee Orientation.
Assists employees with enrollment and serves as the liaison between employee and broker/carrier.
Administers on-line enrollment process for new hires, employee events/changes, termination and open enrollment.
Manages vendor relationships with all carriers, broker and other third-party vendors.
Monitors the COBRA process through third-party vendor.
Coordinates and manages the annual open enrollment process for active and COBRA participants.
Administers leaves of absence programs such as FMLA, non-FMLA, USERRA, and personal leaves in accordance with established policies and procedures and all applicable laws.
Processes and monitors disability claims.
Administers ADA accommodations on a stand-alone basis or in conjunction with other leaves of absence.
Works with management to determine modified duties and/or schedules, as appropriate.
Administers Workers' Compensation claims.
Records retention administration according to compliance requirements.
Completes annual OSHA 300 reporting.
Coordinates the maintenance and analysis of human resource automated systems, files, records, and reports.
Counsels staff on issues, and explains rules, policies, and regulations related to human resources management.
Conducts reviews and evaluations, and produces statistical or narrative reports of findings.
Completes human resources-related surveys and questionnaires.
Conducts audits of human resources activities to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
Prepares or oversees the preparation and maintenance of various human resources correspondence and reports to include annual individual Employee Total Compensation mail piece.
Provides advice and assistance on benefits and leave provisions. Maintains and reviews human resource automated systems, files, records, and analyzes human resource reports.
Assists in planning, developing, revising, and implementing human resources policies and procedures.
May train others.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in human resources or related field.
License, Certification or Registration
PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certification
Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) or Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification, preferred
One (1) year Human Resources
Three (3) years or more benefits experience, preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Considerable knowledge of
Benefit and Leave administration policies, programs, and procedures
Applicable laws, rules and regulations, including, but not limited to, ERISA, HIPPA, PPACA, FMLA, COBRA, OSHA
Benefit Plan designs
Proficient skill in
Prioritizing and organizing work assignments
Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
Written communication and report development
Developing and giving presentations
The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems
Some skill in
Establishing plans and setting objectives and goals that support overall business strategy/results; anticipating and adjusting for problems/roadblocks
Analyzing complex technical and managerial problems and developing, recommending and implementing effective solutions
Overseeing and coordinating projects and program activities
Coordinating labor, materials and equipment
Researching, analyzing and interpreting policies and state and federal laws and regulations
Exercise logic and reasoning to define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Make decisions that support business objectives and goals
Identify and resolve problems or refer issues appropriately
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Adapt to the needs of internal and external customers
Show integrity and ethical behavior; respect confidentiality, business ethics and organizational standards
Assure compliance with regulatory, contractual and accreditation entries
Requires working in an office/cubicle environment; sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting and/or reaching. Requires repetitive movement; ability to lift, carry or move up to 25 lbs. when transporting work equipment or materials. May require ability to operate a motor vehicle; the ability to travel by motor vehicle and commercial airline. May require overnight travel.
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