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Benefits Specialist


White Plains, Maryland 20695
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ATP2 is looking for a Benefits Specialist to serve as the primary point of contact in assisting and resolving issues for employees related to their benefit plans.  She/he will execute benefits administration procedures in an efficient and complaint manner, working with the HR Director to develop and distribute clear and timely communications and plan seminars/fairs to inform current employees of any upcoming changes in benefits programs.  Strong customer service orientation, interpersonal skills and attention to detail are key.  This position requires some travel (1-2 times annually) during company open enrollment seasons and events.



  • Handle the day-to-day benefits administration in an efficient and compliant manner (including enrollments, changes and withdrawals);
  • Provide initial benefits orientation to all new employees and respond to any questions, resolving any issues;
  • Update and maintain employee files;
  • Effectively managing the continuous flow of correspondences and requests and acts as liaison with employees and insurance carriers;
  • Assist with annual renewal process and associated staff education events (travel included);
  • Assist with routine HR functions;
  • Other duties as assigned.

NOTE:  All of the exact functions of this position are not necessarily described in this description. 


  • Well-organized professional with excellent administrative and follow-up skills;
  • Ability to handle multiple job demands and to prioritize work with minimal supervision;
  • Prior experience with administration of health and welfare plans;
  • Previous experience working with government contracts is a plus;
  • Expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and benefits administration through an HRIS;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive business and personnel matters;
  • Ability to work well under pressure in an ever-changing environment;
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple programs and relationships.
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • A minimum of three years of previous experience administering health and dental benefits, STD, LTD, Life, 401K, and COBRA.  
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