This position manages all functions associated with the development, implementation and administration of the District’s employee benefit program. The Benefits manager surveys industry and/or community to determine District’s competitive position in employee benefits. This position develops, recommends and implements approved, new or modified plans and employee benefits policies and supervises administration of existing plans. This position develops cost control procedures to assure maximum coverage at the least possible cost to District and employee.
Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Human Resources or related field plus an additional five (5) years related experience, or equivalent, for a total education/experience of nine (9) years to include three (3) years managing teams. Experience in human resource and benefits administration strongly preferred. SHRM certification or CEBS certification preferred.
Degree Equivalency Formula:
Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.
Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.
Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.
Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE
The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the District to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.