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Benefits Specialist

Company: Pacific Seafood
Location: Clackamas
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

At Pacific Seafood, we do more than just provide the world with the healthiest proteins on the planet. We cultivate a work environment that listens to our team members, nurtures potential, embraces diversity, and values innovative thinking. As a leader in the seafood industry, we know that the key to our success is based on the commitment to excellence displayed by each of our team members. Within the Team Member Services department, you would join an energized group dedicated to Pacific Seafood's greatest asset, our team members. In the role of Benefit Specialist, you will be supporting the administration of all benefits and retirement programs, including medical, dental vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and retirement plans. - You will have a strong servant leadership that delivers outstanding customer service and protects the well-being of our team members and the organization. - You have passion for consistently doing your best and always striving to do better in the pursuit of creating an amazing work/team environment and company culture. Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a role model in projecting and applying The Pacific Group Diamond Philosophy (Productivity, Quality, Excellence and Teamwork) and promote teamwork at all times.
  • Determine monthly benefit eligibility and distribute all benefits enrollment materials
  • Enroll team members with health plan vendors and process life event changes
  • Prepare new enrollee and term reports for benefit and Cobra vendor
  • Ensure accuracy of all benefits enrollment and retirement plan data in the HRIS.
  • Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and team members on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries.
  • Assist with annual renewal and open enrollment process
  • Act as point of contact for all benefit and retirement vendors
  • Responds to 401(k) inquiries from managers and team members relating to auto enrollment, plan changes and contribution/loan amounts.
  • Manages file feeds to and from recordkeeper for all retirement plans
  • Assists with 401(k) annual compliance testing and external plan audit
  • Administers all leave-of-absence paperwork in coordination with third-party vendor and HR Team.
  • Handles all weekly and monthly invoicing from carriers and vendors. Runs necessary reports to reconcile invoices
  • Maintain knowledge on current and changing Federal and State regulations and legislation that may affect team member benefits and leave rights.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned. What You Bring to Pacific Seafood: Required
    • Associate degree in HR or related field or a combination of relevant experience and training.
    • Three years experience in HR and/or benefits administration
    • Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Preferred
      • Experience using UKG (formerly UltiPro) or similar HRIS Pay: $59,273 - $72,905 Annually Total Compensation: At Pacific Seafood, your base wage is only a portion of your overall compensation package. We invest in our Team Members through a comprehensive and attractive total rewards package, including but not limited to:
        • Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and short-term disability
        • Flexible spending accounts for health flex and dependent care expenses
        • 401(k) retirement plan options with generous annual company profit sharing match
        • Paid time-off for all regular FT team members to include sick days, paid holidays, vacation, and personal time
        • Employee assistance program providing confidential professional counseling, financial and legal assistance at no charge to team members and immediate family members
        • Product purchase program Pacific Seafood is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Pacific Seafood, Portland , Benefits Specialist, Other , Clackamas, Oregon

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