Employee Benefits Manager

Job Description: 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS MANAGER (MOBILE

AREA WATER AND SEWER SYSTEM)

 

SALARY: JURISDICTION YEARLY RATE

MOBILE AREA WATER AND SEWER SYSTEM $48,118 - $76,925

 

 

OPENING DATE: 11/28/17

CLOSING DATE: 12/11/17 11:59 PM

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

This is responsible administrative work involving the management of a comprehensive employee

benefits program for the employing jurisdiction.

 

NOTICE:

Documents are not automatically attached to your JobOpps account (profile). You must

select and attach required documents to every application through the attachments tab on

the application screen when you are applying.

 

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account for notifications and additional information.

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JURISDICTION YEARLY RATE

MOBILE AREA WATER AND SEWER SYSTEM $48,118 - $76,925

EXAMINATION: IMPORTANT NOTICE TO APPLICANTS. READ CAREFULLY. No written or oral examination will be required. Applicants will be scored on the basis of an evaluation of their education, training, experience and personal qualifications as outlined by the candidates' sworn statements in their application, upon corroborative evidence obtained by investigation and the applicants' responses to the job-specific Supplemental Questions. Applicants must provide all background information and supportive documents as requested on the application, supplemental questions and job posting.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Attainment of a minimum of a bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university in human resource management, business administration or related field, and a minimum of five years' responsible experience in benefits administration to include at least three years in a managerial/supervisory capacity; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE WORK: Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws,

regulations and policies governing employee benefits programs; thorough knowledge of systems and

plan designs of health and life insurance, short and long-term disability; employee assistance programs, deferred compensation, pension plans and workers compensation; good knowledge of accounting, bookkeeping and payroll management; working knowledge of database programs and computers utilized in human resources/benefit systems administration; ability to interpret and apply local, state, or federal laws, regulations and policies and procedures accurately to various situations regarding employee benefits; ability to organize and direct the work of others; ability to prepare and submit comprehensive

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reports, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department heads, employees and outside benefits related agencies and the general public.

  

DESCRIPTION:

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks

which may be found in positions of this class.) Develops, defines and measures monthly and yearly

objectives, goals and activities for the jurisdiction's employee benefits program; organizes, coordinates, recommends and administers employee benefit programs such as health, dental, vision, life, disability, flexible spending plan, employee assistance program, pension, deferred compensation, and workers compensation programs; serves as primary contact with all departments, employees, retirees, the insurance committee and outside agencies regarding benefits programs; develops and implements active and retired employee communications programs; conducts training and orientation classes on benefit programs; develops and maintains employee benefit and medical records; ensures agency compliance and supervises filing of reports with provisions of local, state and federal laws pertaining to the administration of benefits, and reports changes to management; establishes control procedures for the efficient and accurate processing of applications, claims, benefit transactions, insurance reports and remittances; coordinates activities with the payroll department, employees, dependents, and outside benefits related agencies; develops benefit information, statistics and census data for actuaries, insurance carriers, and management; solicits and evaluates insurance companies' quotations and makes recommendations for program changes and improvements; supervises and evaluates the work performance of subordinate staff; performs related work as required.

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK:

An employee in this class is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing a comprehensive benefits program for employees and their dependents. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures under the general supervision of the Director of Human Resources or Human Resources Officer to insure that goals and objectives are met. Supervision is exercised over subordinate staff personnel.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS

NOTICE:

Documents are not automatically attached to your JobOpps account (profile). You must

select and attach required documents to every application through the attachments tab on

the application screen when you are applying.

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All applications must be submitted online through the Mobile County Personnel Board JobOpps site at  mcpb@personnelboard.org

 

Paper applications will not be accepted and will be returned.

An email address is required for all applications. For information on obtaining an email address, visit the FAQs link on the Job Opportunities page at www.personnelboard.org. The Mobile County Personnel

Board does not endorse any particular provider.

 

Accuracy and truthfulness are of primary importance for Merit System employment and all applications

are reviewed with this in mind. Errors, omissions and inaccurate information on the application will be

construed as an incomplete application and will result in rejection of the application. Therefore, special

attention should be given to each and every question and every attempt made to answer each

correctly.

 

Resumes will not be accepted in place of completing the education and experience sections of the

application.

 

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED

Applications must be complete and all required or supplemental documents (college transcripts,

driver's license, and/or certifications) must be attached at the time of submitting the application.

 

Please apply at:

mcpb@personnelboard.org

Position ##22226-1117

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS MANAGER (MOBILE AREA WATER AND SEWER

SYSTEM)

 

Date Available: 

11/28/17

Company Name: 

Mobile Area Water and Sewer System

Contact Information: 

All applications must be submitted online through the Mobile County Personnel Board JobOpps site at  mcpb@personnelboard.org

Please apply at:

mcpb@personnelboard.org

Position ##22226-1117

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS MANAGER (MOBILE AREA WATER AND SEWER

SYSTEM)