Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Benefits Specialist

Job Code: GW-10182315324239

Salary Range: DOE

Job Location:

City: Houston State: TX

Job Description:


Oversee benefits administration for assigned group of clients.
Work closely with assigned benefits assistants.
Professional level interaction with assigned client contacts.
Enroll new employees in benefit plans in HRIS and provides benefits orientation.
Provide employee benefit deductions information to payroll.
Process status changes and reviews claims.
Process open enrollment benefit plan transfers.
Maintain vendor contact to investigate discrepancies and provide information in non-
routine situations.
Provide carriers appropriate documentation for life, pension, and disability benefits 
Assist in preparing materials and in presenting benefit plan changes to employees.
Respond to employee inquiries regarding coverage and addresses these issues with carriers.
Respond to employee issues in compliance with HIPAA, Section 125 and State laws
Respond to notifications from state agency regarding court ordered medical.
Issue annual individual summary of benefits to employees.
Maintain employee benefit files and other record keeping.

High School diploma; and seven years related benefits administration experience and/or 
training required.
Must have ability to communicate effectively with all levels.
Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word & Excel required.