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HR Specialist

National Indemnity Company Omaha, NE

Job Description

National Indemnity Company is one of the leading property/casualty members of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, earning the highest financial strength rating by A.M. Best: A++. Located in Omaha, NE, National Indemnity Company offers a wide selection of commercial insurance products and has the stability and strength agents and insureds have depended on for decades. 


We have an immediate opening for a Human Resources Administrator who will be responsible for administration of leave of absences, STD and LTD claims, workers’ compensation claims and reporting, and evaluation of ADA of requests for accommodation. Investigates employee relations issues as needed. Maintains strict confidentiality. Provides excellent customer service and assistance to employees, supervisors and management.


Duties include:

  • Administration of leave of absences such as, FMLA, Company leaves and military leaves.
  • Interpretation and administration of leave programs and policies and insures compliance with applicable laws.
  • Administers short-term disability (STD) and long-term disability (LTD) claims for eligible employees.
  • Responsible for administration of workers’ compensation claims.
  • Communicates with employees and supervisors about the leave status and relevant Company policies, and the impact of benefits.
  • Evaluates Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requests for accommodation and enters into the interactive dialogue with employees.
  • Produces reporting metrics and analytics for all leave cases, workers’ compensation claims and ADA requests and accommodations
  • Investigates employee relations issues as needed.
  • Assists in the creation and facilitation of leave administration, workers’ compensation, ADA and employee relations training programs. 
  • Performs special projects or related duties as assigned or as situation dictates



  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent
  • 2 -3 years related work experience
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, Power Point and other related software
  • Basic math through algebra and business statistics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with all levels of the Company
  • Excellent analytical, human relations and presentation skills
  • Ability to identify key concerns and issues
  • Ability to work with detail with accuracy
  • Ability to identify and analyze problems, generate solutions and implement recommendations

Handle multiple high priorities and meet deadlines Preferred Knowledge:

  • Insurance terminology
  • Human Resources laws and practices (Workers’ Compensation, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act)
  • Professional Human Resources Accreditation

Job Details

Date Posted February 15, 2019
Date Closes March 17, 2019
Requisition 2018-2319
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Human Resources
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
SOC Category 11-3121.00 Human Resources Managers
Zipcode 68102

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Flexible Hours
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities

This job requires the following skills

  • HR Administration
  • HRIS Concepts
  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Human Resources Concepts
  • Disability Specialist
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • And More ...