Benefits Coordinator

  • Job #7263

  • Location:
    Bremerton
  • Wages: $17.22-23.12/hr
  • Hours: Part-time 30 hours/Wk
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A Kitsap county non-profit municipal branch office needs a Benefits Coordinator, preferring someone with experience in public sector benefits, public retirement programs, and
knowledge of ACA.

To qualify for this position you MUST have:

  • 3+ years experience
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local payroll rules and regulations, Washington Public and Employees Retirement System provisions
  • Knowledge of current employment laws related to benefits including, but not limited to FMLA, ADA, COBRA and HIPAA and general accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of applicable benefits coordination and human resources principles and practices
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, perform required data entry proficiently and utilize computer software and specialized programs
  • Ability to work independently and exercise judgment and maintain a high level of organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships and work effectively and collaboratively with staff
  • Ability to address sensitive and personal issues with tact, diplomacy and confidentially
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

As a Benefits Coordinator, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Assisting in the management of the Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) program
  • Coordinating the annual open enrollment process
  • Reconciling health benefit deductions and contributions against vendor invoices
  • Creating formal and informal employee communications related to benefits programs
  • Assisting in organizational compliance, research and recommendations regarding benefit plans and programs
  • Answering benefits inquiries from managers and employees; inform employees of changes in benefits options and programs and provide clarification and interpretation of policies related to benefits
  • Preparing and processing benefits reports and other mandated documents as required by law
  • Preparing, monitoring and maintaining benefits records, reports, files and forms and ensure records are retained as required by law
  • Reviewing and evaluating benefits functions, processes and procedures
  • Providing back-up to payroll personnel and related duties as appropriate
  • Performing other related duties as assigned

Physical Requirements and Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This job involves approximately 75% sitting, 25% moving. Must be able to lift up to 10 lbs.

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