Employee Benefits Specialist for HR Department

Pay: 22.00/hr.

The Benefits Specialist is a subject matter expert on all of the Health and Welfare Benefit plans. They will also assist with handling processes within the Tuition Benefit Program. As a member of the “front line”, the Benefits Specialist is expected to adhere to established policies and procedures while demonstrating courtesy for all co-workers and customers.

Benefits Specialist Duties include but are not limited to:

– Handle daily administration of benefits between carriers and employees including independent research and resolution of employee issues with insurance providers and other benefit administrators or internal departments

· Answer phone calls and emails sent into the Benefits team mailbox. Explain benefit programs and information to new or newly eligible employees and assist the employee with enrolling in their benefits

· Research employment dates, salary data, and gather other pertinent information to process life insurance claims, Medicare, and other forms upon request

· Escalate found data issues to Supervisor and notify appropriate parties to correct data

· Assist with the open enrollment process, including attending events like enrollment fairs

· Process benefit arrearages for employees coming back from a leave of absence and owe a balance for benefit contributions that were not taken while they were out on a leave. May involve recalculation of amount owed over a period of time, upon request

· Be a subject matter expert on all rules and government regulations related to health and welfare plans offered at the organization including ERISA and COBRA

 

To apply for this job email your details to nina@bettingerco.com