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Republic Services Benefits Administrator in Phoenix, Arizona

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.

We are Sustainability in Action — our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.

Why choose Republic?

Joining Republic isn’t just about taking on a new job, it’s about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.

As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:

  • We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.

  • We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.

  • We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.

  • We are driven to deliver results in the right way.

  • We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Benefits Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Company’s defined benefit and defined contribution plans. The position acts as a resource for plan record-keepers, employees, field personnel and payroll to help resolve issues with a high level of customer service.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for day-to-day administrative functions related to defined contribution and defined benefit retirement plans including but not limited to handling phone inquiries, weekly payroll file processing, wire requests, account reconciliations, benefit deduction research and adjustments, distribution processing and match contribution calculations and analysis. This includes running ad hoc reports, analyzing data to ensure compliance, and testing and correcting system inaccuracies.

  • Conducts detailed research and data analysis on various plan issues and employee issues.

  • Maintains currency with state and federal laws effecting defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Assesses change in the legal environment to understand the impact on the current company policies and procedures and makes recommendations to ensure compliance as appropriate.

  • Provides support to develop and deliver employee communications; including vendor communications.

  • Maintains relationships with vendors to ensure their level of service is delivered to the Company’s expectations. As required, meets with vendors.

  • Facilitates problem escalations and either resolves them or escalates them to the appropriate level for resolution.

  • Coordinates information gathering for annual audits, valuations, compliance testing, government filings, benefit committee meetings and other duties related to retirement plan administration.

  • Provides support to the field organization. Presents employee benefit educational material to employees, including during new acquisitions, and interprets the difference between the Company and union benefit plans. Resolves issues and builds field relationships.

  • Assists benefits department with maintenance and tracking of all legally required documentation in accordance with IRS/DOL requirements, including timely distribution to employees.

  • Administers and tracks the requirements for all collective bargaining agreement benefit language.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 3 years of related defined contribution and defined benefit retirement plan experience including but not limited to preparation and/or review of Form 5500, Compliance Testing, Audits and Plan Documents.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field.

  • Benefits certification such as CEBS, ASPPA or equivalent.

  • Experience with collectively bargained benefit plans.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel), HRIS and Payroll system knowledge.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience related to benefit plan administration

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Why Work With Us

Republic Services is a place where your effort is always appreciated and your teammates always have your back. When you give us your best, we give you ours. We’re constantly investing in new tools and technology that allow you to do your job safely and effectively. We offer plenty of opportunities to learn and grow within your role. And when we say “Sustainability in Action,” we mean it. Together, we’re leaving the world better than we found it through the work we do every day. Are you in? Keep reading to learn more about the position we’re hiring for.

Competitive pay. Great benefits. Purpose-driven career.

 
 
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