The fundamental reason that this position exists is to provide clerical and technical payroll and employee benefit support. The essential functions of this classification include: processing payroll for benefit recipients, performing technical employee benefit work, providing benefit information, and performing general clerical duties. Individuals in this classification typically work with payroll as well as one or more types of employee benefits such as retirement benefits, workers’ compensation benefits, health benefits, employee health options, flexible spending account benefits, life insurance, and other voluntary benefits and have access to highly confidential information. Payroll and Benefits Assistants are supervised by various classifications, dependent upon the incumbents’ assigned locations.
High School Diploma or G.E.D. and two years of payroll and/or clerical benefits experience working with retirements, health insurance, workers’ compensation, or similar benefits. Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.