Benefits/Risk Management Coordinator

6040 28th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
$24.18 - $33.37 hourly
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time


Benefits Administration


  • Provides administration and program support of the employee and retiree benefit plans
  • Remains current on adopted and pending legislation and regulations affecting employee benefit programs, including COBRA, HIPAA, SECTION 125, Medicare, Social Security and the Affordable Care Act requirements.
  • Enters, maintains and reports data as requested using information systems (i.e. Enterprise One, Vendor Systems, Risk Management Systems)
  • Provides electronic weekly benefit file transfers to vendors
  • Provides support to the annual open enrollment process
  • Assists with the administration of the Health Risk Assessment
  • Retrieves calls from Benefit Hot Line, assists in resolving benefit-related issues
  • Assists with new employee orientation
  • Analyzes benefit information, identifies and corrects problems, prepares information for review, and recommends solutions for continuous improvement
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality

Risk Administration

  • Enters liability and property loss reports into the department tracking system 
  • Maintains the fleet inventory list in conjunction with appropriate departmental staff and distributes the list to outside sources
  • Maintains non-aviation property inventory list in conjunction with Airport Development, Relievers and Environment and distributes to outside sources
  • Assists staff during insurance renewals by obtaining, sorting and distributing information to outside sources to facilitate the renewal of insurance, self-insurance and contracts
  • Tracks and maintains certificates of insurance

Safety Administration

  • Maintains the OSHA 300 log and other OSHA mandated documents
  • Prepares and distributes Workers’ Compensation First Report of Injury

General Office Support

  • Creates, proofs, and edits documents as needed
  • Assists staff in establishing and maintaining databases to track losses, costs, training, trends, etc.
  • Performs office management duties, including ordering and organizing office supplies, maintaining office equipment, completing purchasing requisitions, and maintaining department-wide filing and document archival system
  • Performs budget specialist duties
  • Maintains departmental intranet site
  • Performs other duties as assigned




Core Competency Requirements

  • Complete work assignments in an accurate and neat manner
  • Produce required volume of work within assigned deadlines
  • Consistently practices cooperative, positive and flexible work habits and accept accountability for job responsibilities
  • Use sound, ethical judgment in solving problems and making decisions
  • Use effective interpersonal skills to develop positive work relationships
  • Perform work in a safe, secure and ethical manner
  • Use good communication skills in and between work groups
  • Comply with required work schedules
  • Provide good internal/external customer service
  • Comply with all MAC policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements

  • Two years of benefit administration experience
  • Experience obtaining, organizing, tracking, maintaining, and reporting data
  • Experience working with various databases and ensuring data integrity
  • Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to translate complex industry terminology into language easily understood by non-industry audiences
  • Experience working independently in an office environment under the direction of multiple staff
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize heavy workloads and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent customer service skills

Desirable Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Insurance, Employee Benefits or Human Resources
  • More than two years of  benefit administration experience
  • Experience working with self-insured benefit plans
  • Experience with the creation or maintenance of employee self-service portals
  • Knowledge of and/or working experience in a Risk Management Insurance related position
  • Basic skill level using Microsoft Access
  • Proficient in manipulating relational databases (i.e. Microsoft Access)
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), or Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
  • Experience creating and conducting training presentations

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