Applying To: Benefits Specialist

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  • Minimum: $33,020.00
  • Maximum: $51,610.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing a variety of clerical support activities related to the administration of comprehensive Public Employees Benefit and Retirement Systems.  Duties include providing health insurance, retirement, disability, COBRA and/or death benefits-related information to employees and researching/calculating benefits due. 

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Benefits Specialist

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience assisting with the administration of employee benefits programs.  Experience should include analyzing and computing employee retirement, disability, and death benefits and counseling employees on retirement options and insurance benefits; OR an Associate's degree or sixty (60) semester hours in Accounting or Business Administration; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted at the time of the Oral Interview.

When completing the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your qualifying education, training and experience.  Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. 

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Last Date For Filing Application Is December 19, 2017

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Written Exam: 30%
  • Oral Interview: 70%
  • Service Rating: Pass/Fail
  • No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

    O.C. 2689
    December 05, 2017
    1545-12G (No Wav)

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