Applying To: Benefits Specialist

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Notice:

Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.

Salary

  • 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 upon request.

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

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.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3245
May 03, 2021
1545-12G

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