The Terteling Company, Inc. (TTCI) has an opening in its Human Resources Department for a Benefits Manger. TTCI, headquartered in Boise, Idaho, is the privately held parent company for Western States Equipment and Agri-Service. The Company also does business as Peaceful Cove Ranch. TTCI houses the corporate headquarters for Terteling operations.
The Benefit Manager reports directly to the Vice President of Human Resources of the Terteling Company. Oversees the operations, strategic direction, legal compliance, and communication of the Company’s group benefits program. Manages external partner relationships to assure quality plan service and administration. Works in concert with company executives to ensure programs meet company strategic plans. Regularly evaluates and reports on benefit program results and effectiveness. Consistently provides world class customer service to internal and external customers.
Responsible for the effective and accurate implementation and strategic direction of the Company’s health, prescription, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, wellness, and other voluntary benefit programs.
Develop and deliver short and long-term recommendations to ensure benefit programs meet the needs of a diverse workforce, while maintaining compliance with all legal requirements. Ensure benefit programs are aligned with corporate strategies and objectives and are externally benchmarked.
Develops, recommends, and installs approved, new, or modified plans and employee benefit policies, and supervises administration of existing plans. As needed, provides special guidance and assistance to all locations on various employee benefit plans.
Select benefits vendors and oversee the enrollment, renewal, and distribution processes for employees. Monitor and liaise with third party vendors to deliver quality service and programs. Identifies benefit options by studying programs, obtaining advice from consultants. Surveys industry and/or community to determine company’s competitive position in employee benefits.
Ensures corporate compliance with various governmental regulations; fulfills compliance and reporting requirements; obtaining qualified opinions; enforcing adherence to requirements. Advise leadership of the impact legislation will have on both the company and associates by analyzing and understanding pending and proposed legislation related to benefits.
Prepares and provides meaningful reporting to management. Noting trends, gaps, and actions to accomplish strategic plans. Provide data analysis and ROI on plans. Monitors benefit trends and competitive practices to offer best practice recommendations.
Manage the open enrollment, ongoing eligibility processes including proposals, census, vendor coordination, communication materials, electronic files to ensure a smooth, efficient documented process in alignment with company strategy. Collaborate with others to refine existing processes and procedures and develop new efficiencies.
Resolves employee questions and problems by interpreting benefit policies and procedures. Handles benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution.
Reconciles benefits accounts by approving billing statements. Resolves issues or questions concerning billing and payments.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with sensitive information.
Proven skills in written and verbal communications, planning, organizing, negotiation, listening, and interpersonal relationship building.
Demonstrate strong analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail with an appreciation of complexity and risk.
Natural problem solver with a passion for creating simple solutions.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Analytic and decisive decision maker with the ability to prioritize and communicate key objectives and tactics to others.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant federal and state regulations and legislation.
Perform duties with efficiency and accuracy.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in human resources or related degree required.
Five to seven years of experience in benefits strategy/administration, legal compliance, vendor negotiation and management, and HR processes and policies for a self-funded multi-state employer. Preference given for comparable industry experience.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft computer products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write in English).
Must be able to sit for long periods of time along with walking, standing, climbing stairs, reaching, pushing, pulling, leaning, and twisting.
Must be able to meet all safety requirements for applicable safety policies.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. It is not intended be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this classification.
About The Terteling Company, Inc.
The Terteling Company, Inc. (TTCI), headquartered in Boise, Idaho, is the privately held parent company for Western States Equipment Company and Agri-Service, LLC. The Company also does business as Peaceful Cove Ranch. TTCI houses the corporate headquarters for Terteling operations. Responsibilities includes – health and welfare, benefit administration, risk management, property and casualty insurance administration, corporate board responsibilities, entity legal reporting and administration, as well as other administration support.
Western States Equipment Company (WSECO), headquartered in Meridian, ID, provides sales, rental, parts, and service for Caterpillar and other heavy equipment products markets. Western States services include but are not limited to: construction, mining, forestry, agriculture, government, highway truck transportation, and industrial electrical power generation. For more information, please visit the Western States website at www.westernstatescat.com.
Agri-Service, LLC is an AGCO dealer headquartered in Twin Falls, ID. Agri-Service is one of the largest agricultural dealerships in the U.S. and has a track record of solid performance and customer e...xcellence in the sales and service of AGCO’s family of products. For more information, visit the Agri-Service website at www.agri-service.com.