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Are you looking for a rewarding workplace to thrive in? Come work with us! For 10 years, Sunshine Retirement Living has created a fulfilling work environment where residents and employees become family. We believe in a person-centered approach and every team member is committed to our goal of providing the best experience for our residents. Our collaborative and supportive environment not only makes Sunshine a great place to work but also creates a happy place for our residents to call home. Sunshine Retirement Living offers great benefits such as health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance 401(k), Tela-doc and LifeBalance programs and more. Our values are “People, Passion, and Excellence,” and we are looking for someone who embodies that vision to join our team. Check out the job description below and come join us! __________________________________________ Job Title: Employee Benefits Specialist Supervisor: Director, Human Resources FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt OVERALL JOB PURPOSE The Employee Benefits Specialist is responsible for the administration of all benefits and retirement programs, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and co-administration of the 401(k) plan. This role will include management of the company’s workers compensation and safety program. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Serve as primary contact for plan vendors and third-party administrators. • Coordinate transfer of data to external contacts for services, premiums and plan administration. • Ensures the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in the HRIS to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information. • Assists Human Resources Director is selection of benefits related vendors, programs, and annual plan renewals. • Coordinate daily benefits processing. Handle enrollments, COBRA, terminations, changes, beneficiaries, disability, accident and death claims. • Oversee maintenance of employee benefits files, maintain group benefits database and update employee payroll records. • Performs quality checks of benefits-related data. • Assists employees regarding benefits claim issues and plan changes. • Distributes all benefits enrollment materials and determines eligibility; assist with new hire orientation of benefit enrollment. • Enrolls employees with carriers and process life event changes. • Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries. • Be familiar with, process and administer all leave of absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability, FMLA and any state regulated family leave programs. • 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, rollovers, distributions, loans, hardships, compliance mailings and contribution amounts. Assists with the open enrollment process. • Provides necessary reports for allocation/billing charges. • Assist vendor with design and distribution of materials for benefit orientations, open enrollment and summary plan descriptions. • Other departmental administrative type duties as assigned. MINIMUM JOB QULIFICATION AND REQUIREMENTS • Associate's degree in HR or related field, but experience and/or other training/certification may be substituted for the education. • Two years' experience in HR and/or benefits administration. PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field, but experience or other training/certification may be substituted for the education. • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification credential. • Prior customer service experience. ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS • Demonstrated experience with MS Office products, particularly Excel. • Prior experience with Kronos preferred but not required.
How to apply:
Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume to Anne McDonald, Sunshine Retirement Living Senior Recruiter, at Anne.McDonald@sunshineret.com