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CLT&E Health&Welfare Plans Omaha, NE Hourly Wage, $26.00 - $32.00

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Job Description



Title:   Benefit Specialist – Benefit Administration



General Functions and Purpose: 


Assist in the day-to-day operations of the various benefit programs offered through the CLT&E Benefit Office.  Areas of concentration include the administration of various employee benefit programs such as health, dental, vision, disability, and life.      


Must develop a thorough understanding of the benefit programs and applicable standards, rules and regulations associated with group benefit programs. 



Specific Duties and Responsibilities:




  1. Monitor, maintain and coordinate the eligibility files for all plan participants in both electronic and paper form.  Perform data entry as necessary to ensure that the member files are accurate and up to date.   





  1. Monitor and maintain the enrollment process for all plan participants.  Issue new enrollment packets to newly eligible individuals and ensure that the Benefit Office has received and recorded the proper documentation.  Ensure that such information has been accurately recorded and maintained within the computer systems.      


  1. Monitor, maintain and process all vision and disability claims in accordance with the terms of the Health & Welfare Plan and all applicable rules, regulations, and industry standards.  Maintain individual files for claims paid once the claims are adjudicated.


  1. Serve as the Plan’s COBRA administrator.  Monitor monthly reports and provide termination notices as necessary.         


  1. Coordinate the adjudication of all life insurance claims with the Fund’s third-party administrator.  Serve as a resource for the families and/or beneficiaries of the deceased.     


  1. Serve as the first point-of-contact for inquiries regarding the benefit programs.  Assist in the office operations, including ordering supplies and the distribution of office mail.   





Related Duties and/or Skill Sets:


  1. Top candidates should possess at least two (2) years of experience with group benefit plans.  Must be able to develop a thorough understanding of the CLT&E health & welfare plan and be able to communicate such in a clear and accurate fashion.   


  1. College level coursework in human resources, public administration, business administration or employee benefits/compensation or a related filed is desirable. 




Significant Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    1. Excellent customer service/communication skills needed, both over the phone and in person.  


    1. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people from various socio-economic backgrounds.


    1. A working knowledge of employee benefit plans, including familiarity with the general terminology associated with health insurances plans is desired.


    1. Ability to operate a personal computer timely and accurately, including data entry.  Knowledge of Microsoft products; i.e. Work, Excel required. 


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Full-time Employee
Date Posted March 25, 2023
Date Closes April 24, 2023
Start Date May 1, 2023
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Employee Benefits
Function Benefit Administration
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $26.00 - $32.00
Shift Custom
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
SOC Category 13-1072.00 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
Zipcode 68134
Name Larry Murray
Address 10334 Ellison Circle
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68134
Phone 402-491-3751
FAX 402-491-0902

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Vision

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