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Benefits Coordinator

Edwards Aquifer Authority

San Antonio, Texas 78215
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Performs benefits administration for the organization and is responsible for establishing, maintaining, and managing benefits for employees such as medical insurance, pension plans, individual retirement accounts, wellness program, personal leave, sick leave, and other leaves; processes new employees and provides with explanation of benefits and instructions on enrollment process; administrates COBRA, leaves of absences, FMLA usage and other issues as required by EAA policies and procedures and legal requirements; assists employees with enrolling in medical, dental, voluntary plans and deferred compensation plans and processes enrollments, benefit changes and employee status changes quickly and accurately; informs employees of changes to the benefit structure; resolves employee issues with insurance providers; consults with employees about eligibility and other issues; reviews biweekly payroll deductions and monthly invoices for correctness; creates new plan or updates benefit plan setup with rate changes in HRIS for employee benefit enrollments , schedules annual open enrollment meeting, prepares materials and creates/updates benefit booklet; completes and processes workers compensation, COBRA and FMLA paperwork;   assist supervisor in obtaining statistics and information in renewal process of any Health, Life and Retirement plans that benefit the EAA; maintains tuition reimbursement, sick leave pool, and uniform inventory worksheets; creates and maintains employee files, assuring accuracy, compliance and confidentially; prepares and setup meetings designed to help employees obtain information and understand company benefits and other related programs; assist with quarterly Human Resources newsletter; cooperates with other HR professionals when required; performs human resources functions in the absence of human resources staff; and performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.



Bachelor’s degree plus five years of experience, or associates degree plus seven years of experience or high School/GED plus seven years of relevant experience required; bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management preferred; must have experience in benefits; thorough knowledge of Federal and State Equal Employment Opportunity and labor laws, and public personnel practices; use of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint,); Knowledge of ADP system preferred; ability to perform data entry and scanning of documents with high accuracy and attention to detail; possess strong communication skills as well as problem solving ability; possess excellent customer service skills and ability to interact with all levels of customers and staff; strong oral, written, and organizational skills; knowledge of Adobe InDesign preferred; ability to exercise ownership attitude, initiative, independent judgment and responsibility with minimal supervision; a valid driver’s license; and ability to operate a motor vehicle.



Job performance may require: listening, seeing, sitting, talking; occasional reaching, grasping, lifting, handling, pulling or pushing, balancing and carrying of items such as boxes of materials, books, etc. with weights not exceeding 25 pounds; limited walking, standing, stooping, and bending; some irregular hours and long workdays and moderate levels of stress. Job is performed primarily in an office environment with infrequent trips to other offices and limited exposure to weather conditions.

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