Benefit Specialist (4990)

Job Posting

Benefit Specialist
Organization:  ASEBP
Province:  Alberta
Location:  Edmonton
 
 
Description:

BENEFIT SPECIALIST, BENEFIT SERVICES

Full-Time Permanent - Competition #19-01

Position Summary

Benefit Specialists are instrumental in providing information to our covered members about our benefit programs and available services. This information builds the knowledge of our covered members, so they can make informed decisions regarding their benefit plan options and health concerns. Using strong assessment skills, the Benefit Specialist will identify the needs of our covered members and make referrals to the appropriate internal and external resources. The successful candidate will have excellent problem solving and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to investigate health-related issues and provide suitable alternatives.

The successful candidate will be fluent in both French and English, and have a minimum of three years of experience assisting members in a benefits environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Provide health and benefit information and guidance to members in order to help them identify, understand and make informed decisions regarding their benefit coverage, plan options and their health and wellness needs.
  • Analyze information and refer complex claims and benefit inquiries to the appropriate internal or external resources.
  • Ensure the integrity of information, including identified issues and trends.
  • Document all member interactions.

Your Education and Experience

  • A minimum of three years of experience assisting members in a benefits environment.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office and a familiarity with customer relationship management software.
  • Completion of a two-year technical or college certificate in group benefits, insurance and risk management, or in a human resources-related field would be preferred.

A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Your Abilities

  • Fluent in both French and English.
  • Exceptional customer service focus.
  • Proficient knowledge about group benefits and third party administration.
  • Ability to anticipate, identify and understand member needs, and recognize when a referral to additional resources is necessary.
  • Ability to effectively and comfortably explore difficult and complex issues, and provide information, alternatives or suggestions.
  • Strong typing skills.
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment, while maintaining a high attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills in both French and English.

If you have the required qualifications and would like to become a member of our team, please submit your resume quoting competition number #19-01. This posting will remain open until the role has been filled.

No phone calls please. We thank all interested individuals, but only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted. ASEBP is an equal opportunity employer.

About the Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan

The Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan (ASEBP) is a health and welfare trust governed by ten Trustees, five of whom are appointed by the Alberta School Boards Association and five of whom are appointed by the Alberta Teachers' Association. ASEBP promotes programs that sustain healthy lifestyles and workplaces for over 60,000 covered members in almost 60 school jurisdictions across Alberta.

Working for ASEBP is about more than supplying great benefits. ASEBP offers:

  • a team-focused culture that supports people and performance
  • competitive compensation that goes far beyond a paycheque
  • an exciting chance to make an impact in the lives of Alberta’s school employees
  • advancement opportunities in a stable, growing organization
  • a wide range of health and wellness initiatives that encompass mental, physical and nutritional health

For more information about ASEBP, please visit the “About” section of our website ( www.asebp.ca ).

Requirements:

Your Education and Experience

  • The successful candidate will be fluent in both French and English.
  • A minimum of three years of experience assisting members in a benefits environment.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office and a familiarity with customer relationship management software.
  • Completion of a two-year technical or college certificate in group benefits, insurance and risk management, or in a human resources-related field would be preferred.

A combination of education and experience may be considered.