Benefits Consultant

Waste Management Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary

Manages activities related to benefits administration primarily for Canada, but secondarily assist with US administration.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinates the administration of Canadian benefit programs such as medical coverages, dental insurance, group life insurance, retirement plans, and other benefits. Organizes and schedules all necessary resources required to accomplish activities.

  • Manages all benefit administration vendors, work processes, procedures and expenses, to ensure performance metrics as well as departmental and organizational goals are met.

  • Reviews and evaluates work to ensure quality and timeliness and ensures quality control in adherence to policies and procedures.

  • Provides guidelines for advising employees on eligibility, provisions, and other matters related to benefits.

  • Maintains technical knowledge and a current awareness of new benefits administration developments and techniques.

  • Acts as custodian of benefits records and documents.

  • Assists in the preparation of employee benefits booklets and other employee benefit communications.

  • Oversees personnel needs of the department including selecting, coaching, and training employees and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.

  • Responsible for the administration of retirement plans including plan audits.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

None.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Required: Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent experience, in Human Resources, Business Administration or similar area of study, and four years previous experience.

Preferred: Retirement and Health benefits plan management and/or administration experience

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

None required.

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day;

  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;

  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;

  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;

  • Normal setting for this job is: office setting.

Benefits

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply."


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