An 8(a) Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. Lawton, OK
|Years of Experience||2 years|
The Benefits Specialist is responsible for assisting with the administration of all benefits and retirement programs, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and 401(k) plan.
Essential Functions of the Position
Ensures the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in the HRIS to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information.
Assists with new-hire orientations.
Performs quality checks of benefits-related data.
Assists employees regarding benefits claim issues and plan changes.
Distributes all benefits enrollment materials and determines eligibility.
Enrolls employees with carriers and process life status changes.
Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries.
Processes and administers all leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability and FMLA.
Effectively interprets FMLA and ADA implications as they relate to leaves of absences/disabilities.
Responds to 401(k) inquiries from managers and employees relating to enrollments, plan changes and contribution amounts. Manages the annual catch-up contribution enrollment.
Assists with the open enrollment process.
Administers the tuition reimbursement program.
Provides necessary reports for allocation/billing charges.
Serve as the liaison between the Human Resources and Accounting Departments to communicate any payroll changes
Researching and analyzing healthcare plans, including medical, dental, vision and disability insurance
Designing comprehensive benefits packages to meet the needs and requirements of recently awarded contracts
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Monitors federal, state, and local laws to maintain compliance in benefit and wellness practices.
Demonstrated experience with benefits systems and optimized utilization of system tools for the purpose of open enrolment, employee self-service and benefits administration.
Ability to understand and utilize technical benefit plan information.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
No direct supervisory responsibilities but will be responsible for all recruiting throughout the organization.
Required to walk, stand, sit and move about the property for long periods of time. Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Indoor/Outdoor; exposure to external environmental conditions possible.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business administration or similar field from a college or University preferred.
Two (2) years of benefits experience required (or an equivalent combination of education or experience combined).
Must be a quick learner, self-leader with initiative, highly flexible and comfortable in a constantly changing environment.
Must have clear and compelling communication in a group setting.
Must be able to pass a background check.
Possess a Valid Drivers’ License without special restrictions.
|Job Category||Clerical Support Workers|