The fundamental reason that this position exists is to assist in the day-to-day operations of the City of Montgomery Retirement System. Work functions include processing payroll of a million plus dollars for over one thousand retirees, performing basic bookkeeping and payroll functions, processing retirement applications and paperwork, providing information regarding retirement benefits, managing employee and retiree data, and performing other administrative duties, as needed. Duties are performed in accordance with the provisions of the retirement plan as defined by City Charter using generally accepted practices requiring sound judgment, initiative, and discretion. The Retirement Specialist reports to the Retirement Systems Administrator and is authorized to make decisions regarding the day-to-day operations of the office in the absence of the Administrator.
High school diploma and four years of experience processing and/or coordinating employee benefits, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Retirement benefits experience is preferred.