Benefits Specialist in Clearwater, FL at PODS

Date Posted: 9/6/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Responsible for supporting and monitoring the company’s employee benefits plans, including group health, wellness initiatives and retirement programs.



  • Assist in regular administration of the plans
  • Act as the benefits liaison for our associates on our group health plans including medical, dental, vision, disability and health and wellness initiatives
  • Supports a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of a changing workforce
  • Support, implement and monitor the health and wellness programs company wide 
  • Supports and coordinates the planning, development, and communication mediums of benefit material for employees 
  • Advise management of potential benefits administration issues and work to  resolve accordingly
  • Build relationships with health and retirement plan providers and our internal associates 
  • Assisting employees on a day to day basis with benefit questions and concerns
  • Coordinating benefit and retirement plan enrollments including Open Enrollment and COBRA
  • Completes timely compliance filing of benefit documents such as Affordable Care Act and Non-Discrimination testing
  • Review vendor invoices, resolving disputes, and reporting on fees and costs 
  • Administrator of the associate benefits through various systems resources according to their selections, ensure properly captured in each system and reconciled against payroll system to ensure properly allocated.   Research/resolve any discrepancies 
  • Assist with any Request for Proposal (RFP) including implementation and onboarding of new vendors
  • Assist and serve as the back up to the Benefits Manager
  • Assist and serve as the back up to the Benefits Specialist

May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in Human Resources and/or benefits administration required 
  • Knowledge of HIPAA required
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills required 
  • ADP experience preferred
  • Experience with presentational speaking and event planning preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience accepted
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