ABOUT THE POSITION
The Risk Management Division of Clark County Finance Department in Las Vegas, Nevada, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Employee Benefits Technician. The position will perform technical and specialized work processing employee benefits such as group health benefits, workers' compensation, life insurance, long-term disability, and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for Clark County and outside entity employees, dependents, and retirees. The position acts as a liaison with vendors, insurance carriers and third-party administrators, and participates in various meetings or trainings to explain employee benefit programs.
This recruitment is limited to the first 250 applications received, and will close without notice, regardless if the closing date has been reached, when that number is received.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL VACANCIES IN THE HEALTH BENEFITS, WORKERS' COMPENSATION, AND FMLA AREAS WITHIN THE RISK MANAGEMENT DIVISION OF FINANCE DEPARTMENT.
NOTE: This position is a Confidential position and is excluded from membership in the Union.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to two (2) years of college level course work in Business, Public Administration, Nursing, Insurance Administration, Healthcare or field related to work AND two (2) years of full-time experience supporting employee benefits programs including experience explaining policies and regulations and processing documents.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Provides assistance to employees and retirees, including dependents, which requires the interpretation of complex employee benefit regulations, policies and procedures; may participate in and make presentations and provide information at employee orientation or other informational meetings. Processes employee benefit actions including filing of claims, enrollment and benefit changes; reviews documentation for accuracy, completeness and compliance with requirements.
May make determination regarding benefit eligibility. Reconciles reporting discrepancies, coordinates with vendors, insurance carriers and third-party administrators, recommending when potential further investigation or action is required. Ensures actions are completed timely and in accordance with statutory, regularly and plan guidelines.
Maintains logs, files and records of work activities; enters information into automated systems as required; may compile statistical or other reports regarding actions and benefits. Coordinates and performs a variety of general office administrative work, such as receiving and screening visitors and telephone calls, making appointments and setting-up meetings, typing or processing a variety of materials, establishing and maintaining files. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; may drive a personal or County motor vehicle or be able to arrange for appropriate transportation to attend off-site meetings and visit other County work sites.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Clark County, Nevada