Human Resources Coordinator - Benefits

Resort Municipality of Whistler

Human Resources Coordinator - Benefits

One-Year Term
Posting No. 47-19
April 29, 2019


The Resort Municipality of Whistler is a one-of-a-kind community and is often recognized as the number one mountain and ski resort destination in North America. It has a thriving four-season events calendar, and arts and culture sector. Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Financially sound and responsive to an engaged mayor and council, this is a high performance municipal organization serving a community of almost 12,000 people and three million annual visitors. As an economic generator of over $1.53 billion annually, Whistler is key to British Columbia’s tourism economy.

The Human Resources department has an exciting opportunity for qualified individuals to apply for the one-year term position of Human Resources Coordinator - Benefits. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, this position offers 72 hours bi-weekly starting May, 2019 through to May, 2020.

The Human Resources Coordinator’s role is to administer all employee benefit programs including the organization’s pension plan, ensuring the accurate management and application of all data. This position is responsible for audit, variance analysis, forecasting and reconciliation of the benefits and pension accounts. The Coordinator is the primary point of contact for employees and supervisors for all benefits and disability management services and acts as a liaison to external stakeholders such as Pacific Blue Cross, BC Life, and the Pension Corporation. This position oversees employee leaves, short and long term disability and life claims across the organization providing guidance and support to stakeholders and coordinates and monitors graduated return to work (GRTW) programs.  

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources or equivalent supplemented by 3-5 years of benefit administration and claims management experience in a multi-unit organization including; basic and extended health plans; insurance programs; and pension administration. Qualified candidates demonstrate knowledge and experience with the methods, practices and principals involved in benefits administration, claims management, and account reconciliation; with the legal and financial aspects of pay and benefits; an eye for detail; and the ability to understand, interpret and apply regulations and policies concerning human resources and benefit matters in a confidential environment. Designations such as CPHR and/or Certified Employee Benefits Specialist will be considered an asset.

The successful applicant is a personable and tactful individual who demonstrates the strong ability to juggle competing priorities, meet deadlines and build effective working relationships both internally and externally while contributing to a teamwork environment. As a requirement of the position, the successful applicant must hold a valid class 5 BC driver’s license and must provide a satisfactory drivers abstract and a satisfactory Police Information Check prior to beginning employment.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter online at www.whistler.ca/careers

Posting No. 47-19 | Deadline for applications is May 12, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Resort Municipality of Whistler is committed to being an equal opportunity employer who embraces and respects diversity.

Organization: Resort Municipality of Whistler
Location: Whistler, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Human Resources
Posted: April 29, 2019, 1:51 pm
Expires: May 26, 2019, 4:30 pm

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