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Human Resources Generalist
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CHELCO | Defuniak Springs, FL
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Job Description

Chelco, a respected member-owned electric utility in DeFuniak Springs, FL seeks a Human Resources Generalist to support our employees’ Human Resources needs,  perform benefits administration, and payroll functions.

Though not all inclusive, responsibilities include the following:

• Administers weekly payroll for all full time employees.

• Administers all employee benefit programs such as medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance plans, disability plans, flexible spending account plans and retirement plans.

• Processes all Human Resource Information System benefit entries (new hire elections, terminations, qualifying life event changes and open enrollment) to ensure accurate record keeping and proper payroll deductions.

• Assists employees with questions regarding benefits summary plan information.

• Explains and interprets company insurance programs to employees and dependents.

• Monitors benefit eligibility and arrears balances for employees on various leave programs (Family Medical Leave, Disability, Leave of Absence, Military Leave, etc...).

• Ensures compliance with Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act regulations.

• Updates and maintains accurate Human Resources related files and Human Resources Systems.

• Assists with other Human Resources responsibilities as required.

• A High School diploma or equivalent and at least 6 years Human Resources or payroll experience; or Associates degree in a directly related field and at least 4 years Human Resources or payroll experience; or Bachelor’s degree in a directly related field and at least 2 years of Human Resources or payroll experience. PHR/SPHR and/or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP or Certified Employee Benefit Specialist certification(s) preferred.  

The desired candidate will have the following qualifications/skills:

• Strong administrative and organizational skills including timeliness, accuracy, and thoroughness.

• Strength in analyzing and problem resolution.

• Knowledge in payroll accounting and Federal and State laws.

• Strong attention to detail.

• Demonstrated ability to use discretion with confidential information.

• Must be able to work independently or as part of a team.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to multi-task.

The normal workweek is Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Chelco Headquarters building in DeFuniak Springs. With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance at a designated worksite location is considered essential.


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