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Human Resource Benefit Specialist

Woodstock, VA 22664

Posted: 06/03/2024 Employment TypeŒ: Contract to Perm Industry: HR Job Number: PH16610663

Job Description

Human Resources Benefit Specialist 

Are you looking to work in a professional environment that will allow you to work as a team and inpidually as well as apply your skills? This is a Direct Hire position!

Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Pay range is $50,000 to $60,000 (Based on experience) 

Duties and Responsibilities
  •  Coordinate administration of benefit plans to include health, dental, and vision insurances, flexible spending plans, COBRA and other benefit plans in accordance with plan guidelines and HIPAA regulations; determine eligibility for enrollment/changes according to IRS tax laws. 
  • Assist employees in resolving questionable insurance claims; communicate with insurance claims representatives regarding resolution of claims issues. 
  • Review all vendor billings related to benefit plans; verify accuracy of enrollment data and appropriateness of charges; interact with vendors and/or third-party administrators to resolve billing issues.
  • Assist the Director of Humna Resources with the open enrollment process; develop open enrollment materials based on plan guidelines to include distribution of materials to all employees, retirees, and COBRA participants; develop presentation materials for open enrollment meetings.
  • Counsel employees regarding retirement; process Virginia Retirement System (VRS) forms; advise administration regarding VRS policies. 
  • Administer Family Medical Leave (FML) policies and procedures; determine employee eligibility; track absences; communicate leaves of absence to administrator and payroll office. 
  • Coordinate workers compensation benefits; report all on-the-job injuries to workers compensation insurance carrier; communicate with injured employees regarding work status and payment of claims; track absences and coordinate with FMLA and ADA; OSHA reporting; maintain current panel of physicians.
  • Advise school pision employees regarding School Board Policies.
  • Track and maintain various databases; spreadsheets, and reports pertaining to benefit plans, personnel, leaves of absence, retirement, COBRA and other programs. 
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality in matters pertaining to the Superintendent's Office and school pision personnel. 
  • Coordinate special projects for the Director of Human Resources.
  • Maintain knowledge of current federal and state laws as they pertain to benefits and employment. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

  • Candidate must have an associate's degree or 3-5 years' experience in Human Resource filed.
  • Combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community College with major course work in human resources management, with experience involving benefits coordination.
  • Human Resources certification required through Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) or candidate must be willing to obtain within one year of employment. 
  • Must have prior experience with VRS & FML.
  • Must have prior experience and a strong understanding of Benefits programs and Workers Compensation.

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