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Benefits Specialist

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson

Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030
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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,400 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, currently ranked #67 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT has an exciting opportunity for a Benefits Specialist in our growing HR department. This position will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties related to our Company benefits:

  • Oversee all benefits administration and resolve benefit related issues timely
  • Research, design, and maintain all Company benefits including our well-being initiative
  • Manage positive relationships with consultants, vendors, and carriers
  • Assist with the selection and implementation of benefits for organization
  • Interpret and enforce human resources policies, procedures, and best practices
  • Manage our unemployment process
  • Assist with Health and Safety programs including Workers’ Compensation
  • Manage our communication, event planning, promotion and education
  • Manage all compliance aspects in accordance with federal and state regulations
  • Review and process invoices for payment
  • Lead open enrollment activities
  • Analyze reporting on programs offered and make recommendations based on data received
  • Perform additional duties as assigned



Required Skills

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Self-starter, strong work ethic, and a team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Ability to maintain security and confidentiality of information
  • Creativity/Marketing skillset for development of education and promotional materials

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of benefits administration experience
  • Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements such as, ACA, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, SECTION 125, Workers Compensation, Medicare, and Social Security and Department of Labor requirements

Qualifications Preferred

  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) preferred
  • Proficient with Ultimate Software (UltiPro) preferred
  • Experience with self-insured benefits program preferred

Working Conditions

Work is performed within a general office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment. Some travel may be required during busy season of Open Enrollment.

Job Competencies

  • Business Acumen
  • Change Agent
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Initiative
  • Attention-to-detail
  • Analytical thinking/Problem Solving
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Customer Focus

Organizational Competencies

  • Building Relationships & Teamwork
  • Integrity & Ethics
  • Quality Service
  • Safety

EOE: M/F/Vet/Disability

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