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Benefits Specialist in Dallas, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/23/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
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  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
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Job Description

Growing North Dallas organization is seeking a Benefits Specialist to join their HR team.


  • Administer employee benefits programs including; medical, dental, vision, COBRA, life insurance disability, company wellness programs.
  • Administer all leaves of absences (FMLA, Military, STD, LTD, PLOA, etc.) including requests, approvals, tracking, coordinating, and benefit billing.
  • Serve as contact for day-to-day questions and concerns regarding benefit and leave administration for employees, carriers, and third-party administrators.
  • Ensure adherence to COBRA, ERISA, ACA, FMLA and ADA regulations.
  • Troubleshoot issues and resolve problems related to the plans, eligibility, enrollment, systems, etc.
  • Coordinate annual open enrollment.
  • Administer benefit changes including: enrollments, life events, terminations, COBRA, beneficiaries, disability, and accident and death claims.
  • Assist in the development and distribution of benefit communication materials.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • 3+ years of benefit administration experience in multi-state and location environment.
  • Excellent technical skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Provide excellent customer service and timely response to inquiries and issues.
  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.