The City of Overland Park has a full-time Benefits Officer position available in the Human Resources Department.
Responsible for analyzing, administering, and communicating all aspects of employee benefit plans (i.e., health, dental, vision, life, long-term care, long and short-term disability, critical illness, employee wellness program, strategy and oversight of onsite clinic, employee assistance program, and Section 125 plans), which includes conducting new hire orientations; day-to-day administration; handling inquiries about eligibility, changes, enrollments, and benefit plan interpretation; coordinating the benefit renewal process including all activities associated with an annual open enrollment. Ensures employee benefits are administered in accordance with plan documents, SPDs, vendor contracts, and internal policies, as well as, remain in compliance with all federal and state legal requirements.
Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, a related field of study, or an equivalent combination of formal education and work experience is required. Knowledge of state and federal guidelines pertaining to benefits, wellness programs, and onsite clinics. Certification as a benefit professional is preferred. Five to eight years of human resources/benefits or administrative experience with preference given for experience specifically in benefits, wellness, and onsite clinics. Advancement toward Certified Employee Benefits Specialist or Certified Benefits Professional is desirable. No City residency requirement.
Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, physical exam.
Normal Work Hours: 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri.
Salary Range: $70,189.06 - $87,736.32/annually
Application Deadline: Open until filled. To proceed with your application, please register with the City of Overland Park and apply directly on our career site at: https://www.opkansas.org/about-overland-park/careers/ and upload your resume.
To view the full job description, please go to the City of Overland Park's Job Description page and search by title: Benefits Officer. EO/M/F/D/V