HR Benefits Administrator
Closing Date: February 17, 2022
EASTERN IDAHO COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP
Position Title: Benefits Administrator
Department: Human Resources
Position Status: Non-Exempt – Part-Time, Monday through Friday
Wage: $17 – $25 DOE
Under the direction of the HR Director, the HR Benefits Administrator coordinates with benefit providers and administers the benefits for EICAP personnel. The HR Benefits Administrator is responsible for the management of benefit enrollments and terminations, and processing and reporting on workers compensation and unemployment Claims. In addition, the HR Benefits Administrator is responsible for processing and reporting of leave requests such as FMLA, COVID 19, Short Term, and Long Term Disability.
- Coordinate with providers in processing annual benefit enrollments.
- Processing documentation for new employee benefit enrollment, employee benefit changes, and cancellations upon termination. Communicate these changes to payroll and Talent Management Coordinator within established timelines.
- Administer 403B Retirement Plan actions including enrollments, disbursements, loans, use of forfeitures, and assist with the annual 403B audit and 5500.
- Responsible for monthly reconciliation of benefits statements and communicating changes, corrections, etc. to payroll and/or benefit provider within established timelines.
- Provide and review benefit information with new hires during orientation.
- Process and maintain worker injury records and related workers compensation claims. Conduct related investigations and complete documentation as needed.
- Assist employees with questions and process appropriate documentation regarding Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, AFLAC, FMLA, and COVID 19.
- Coordinate with management to procure employee insurance plans.
- Ensure that proper documentation for benefits and leave is processed and maintained in respective HR database and communicated to payroll and Talent Management Coordinator within established timelines.
- Ensure employee benefits information brochure is maintained and kept current.
- Coordinate with Program Directors on scheduling employee termination (voluntary or involuntary) meetings and conduct follow-up exit interviews
- Ensure compliance with ADA and handling reasonable accommodation requests.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
- As an employee of EICAP assume the responsibility of understanding your role in the accomplishing the strategic goals and performance measures of the Agency.
- Bachelor’ degree from an accredited four-year college or university in human resources, business, public administration, or related field, or six years’ experience in benefits administration and/or professional HR Certification.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret governmental regulations, technical and general business procedures, and professional publications.
- Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written form and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from diverse groups.
- Ability to calculate and apply figures and amounts such as fractions, percentages, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to accurately create complex reports and spreadsheets, read and interpret financial reports, and analyze results.
- Ability to solve practical problems and apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
- Proficiency in working with specific computer software such as accounting, spreadsheet, work processing, and database management. Knowledge of Human Resource electronic systems and internet are required. Adequate typing skills are required.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
Must have a valid Idaho Driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of current automobile insurance.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear.
- The employee is required to use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls.
- The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms; and to stoop, kneel, or climb.
- The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
- The employee must utilize close vision and the ability to focus.
- The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
- The employee may be exposed to biohazards and appropriate personal protective equipment must be worn.
- The physical environment may include fluorescent lighting and air conditioning.
- The employee may be required to travel during winter driving conditions.
EASTERN IDAHO COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP IS AN EEO EMPLOYER.