Benefits Specialist

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No.: OC-67118 Name: Benefits Specialist
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 08/12/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 10/01/22 08:30AM
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This position involves direct responsibility for the administration of a benefits program for a large government agency. Incumbents are responsible for administering health and life insurance, pension plans and other benefits particular to the agency. The employee reports directly to and works under general supervision of a higher level staff member. General supervision may be exercised over a clerical staff.
 

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam:
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:


(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree or 60 college credit hours, plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience providing employee benefit support; OR,

(B) Four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* responsible clerical experience, two (2) years of which shall have been providing employee benefit support; OR,

(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

Special Requirements:
If you are appointed, you will be required to possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test for employment with Monroe County Government.

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