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One of Oregon’s leading employers is seeking an experienced Senior Compensation & Benefits Specialist for their Bend team! Where You Get to Live! Bend, Oregon is the mountain town that has it all! Located in the in the shadows of the Cascade Mountains and surrounded by numerous lakes and rivers, Central Oregon is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Check out the sights and sounds of Bend at: https://vimeo.com/200038114 What You Get to Do! The Senior Comp & Benefits Specialist is responsible for developing, administering, and maintaining compensation programs which support our compensation philosophy. Evaluate requests to establish equitable and appropriate titles, salary ranges, pay rates, exemption assignments and benefit levels. Manages projects related to compensation strategic initiatives. Partner with HR Generalist with the administration of employee benefits. Effectively collaborate with other members of the HR team, and serve as a consultant to supervisors and staff across all locations. • Manage the administration of direct compensation including the processing, recording and reporting of compensation-related actions related to both salaried and hourly paid employees. • Create a consistent compensation guideline that matches our compensation philosophy and organizational culture. • Create and analyze job descriptions and wage grade classifications. • Provide advice to management on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation, and job evaluation, including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related matters. • Participate in, and conduct salary surveys, including the analysis of survey data and maintenance of salary survey database. • Ensure that compensation practices are in compliance with current federal, state and local compensation laws and regulations. • Assist Human Resources Team and other business partners throughout the organization with compensation-related issues. • Assist management with research on competitive benefit plan offerings, evaluate trends, analyze benefit plan. • Assist with determining benefit plan designs and renewals. • Coordinate and attend meetings with benefit vendors. • Use advanced knowledge and expertise to provide guidance to the HR Generalist Benefit Administrator through the day-to-day administration of benefit plans including medical, dental, life, long term disability, 401k, etc. • Serve as a resource for hiring managers’ questions related to compensation and benefits. • Responsible for providing and maintaining compensation and benefit-related data in HRIS system, ensuring the HRIS system is updated with appropriate information. • Keep abreast with trends and best practices in the field of compensation. • Provide backup to other HR staff members as needed. What You Will Need: • BS/BA in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field • SHRM or HRCI certification preferred • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Human Resources • Experience with job analysis/evaluation/wage grade structure design • Experience with compensation research and data analysis as they relate to compliance requirements • Benefits Administration experience • Ability to work well under changing priorities and deadlines with frequent interruptions required. • Thorough knowledge and practical understanding of human resources functions and state and federal employment regulations, and a broad understanding of the business and the role each functional area plays. • Ability to: read and interpret company policies and procedures; analyze market survey data and identify trends; present information clearly and concisely; exercise tact and diplomacy and maintain confidentiality. • Proficient in the use of software applications to conduct daily business functions required, super-user capability preferred. • Must have a passion for customer service (internal and external) and strong influencing skills.
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