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Human Resources Officer/Benefits

Job Organization: 
City of West Palm Beach
Job Location: City: 
West Palm Beach
Job Location: State: 
FL (Florida)
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Job Description: 

Under general direction, administers and oversees the daily activities Benefits Division to include proactively managing the City’s benefit plans to maximize employee retention, compete with the marketplace for talent and demonstrate fiscal stewardship; prepares and manages the division annual budget, annual Benefit plans and submits to Commission via resolution; submits revisions to resolution quarterly or as necessary; prepares reports related to loss ratio, claims status, benefits and pension programs; prepares costing analysis and projects financial impact of changes to benefits or compensation programs; oversees the Employee Health Clinic; provides training to supervisory personnel and staff regarding regulatory compliance with ERISA, COBRA, EEO, ADA, AA, and FMLA; prepares and presents requested informational reports to regulatory agencies; and performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements (Optional): 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Mathematics, Organizational Development or Psychology, and five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in benefits to include health insurance, pension and retirement plans, FMLA/ADA administration, or equivalent combination of training and experience. One (1) year of supervisory experience, is required. Experience overseeing an Employee Health Clinic, highly desirable.
A current and valid Florida driver’s license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.

How To Apply (Optional): 

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