Posting Code:
MHRCOR
Job Title:
Benefits Coordinator
Division:
Seaboard Marine
Location:
Miami, FL
Department:
Human Resources
City:
Miami
State:
FL
Zip Code:
33166


POSITION SUMMARY:

This position involves providing support to the Human Resources Department in the administration, coordination and communication of the company’s various benefit plans and events. Will also provide assistance to the department in carrying out general office functions. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

GEOGRAPHIC REGION:

Please note applications out of the geographic region for position applied will not be considered.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Two (2) years of experience with administering and coordinating benefits (medical, dental,401k, and/or life insurance). Must be able to read, understand and perform presentations on various benefit plans.
  • Proven experience working with the coordination and administration of company events.
  • Some knowledge of HIPPA, FMLA, ADA, ERISA, and COBRA
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Spanish. Thorough knowledge of business English and Spanish, including ability to translate and proper grammar.
  • Intermediate skills in programs such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must possess analytical skills, along with the ability to prepare financial spreadsheets.
  • Strong time management skills.  Must be able to prioritize.
  • Strong organizational skills. Ability to perform and prioritize a variety of administrative assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to meet and deal effectively with the customers, executives and the public. Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work extended hours, holidays, and/or weekends as needed.

Preferred

  • Experience preparing presentations in PowerPoint.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary

  • Administer benefit programs in compliance with policies and insurance contract agreements.
  • Assist with benefits communications, meetings and practices that best meet the needs of our diverse employee group and the overall goals of the organization
  • Conduct informational sessions for new employees (Orientation) and existing employees (for annual Open Enrollment, quarterly 401(k) Plan enrollment or enrollment of new benefits programs)
  • Ensure all enrolled team members meet all eligibility requirements.
  • Processes enrollments, changes, terminations payroll deduction setups, COBRA notifications of benefit coverages as needed to maintain group eligibility.
  • Coordinate and manage conferences, charitable drives, meetings and company events. Responsibilities include meeting with vendors to work out event details, scout and book locations, food, entertainment, staff and cleanup.
  • Translate documents, policies, forms, and any other relevant communication to/from English and Spanish

Secondary

  • Innovate on methods to increase employee participation in the various benefits programs.
  • Assist in other HR areas as needed.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use his/her fingers. 
  • The employee frequently is required to talk and/or hear. 
  • The employee is continuously required to sit.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Report safety hazards
  • Immediately report incidents involving injury, illness, or property damage
  • Wear protective PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as instructed or necessary
  • Comply with all company safety policies, procedures, and rules
  • Refuse any unsafe task or operation
  • Participate in safety meetings and training
  • Be constantly aware of their personal safety and that of their coworkers

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

Reports directly to the Regional HR Manager. May provide assistance to other employees within the department in the performance of clerical duties.  Does not exercise supervision over any position.

 

CONDITIONS:

  • Indoors office, controlled temperature environment.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually busy due to open areas and telephones.

 

DISCLAIMER:

  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

No phone calls, please. We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Veteran / Disability employer.
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Please note: Applications outside of the geographic region for position applied will not be considered, unless otherwise noted in job posting.


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