Benefit Advisor

Position Summary

Who are we looking for?

Are you an excellent team player who excels in a fast-paced environment? We are seeking a Benefit Advisor to join our team! If you are organized, agile, detail-oriented and love to provide excellent customer service, apply today!

How will you create an impact?

The Benefit Advisor is familiar with the various collective agreements and terms and conditions of employment. They provide guidance to employees with respect to enrolment and changes to the benefit plans and banks based on status and type. They are available to assist employees to help with life events, transitions and claims submissions. The Benefit Advisor also has a significant financial responsibility to the employer by ensuring the employees receive the vacation, increment and severance entitlement in accordance with the collective agreements and terms and conditions of employment.

What will you work on?

The Benefit Advisor is responsible for determining benefit plan eligibility and entitlements for employees in assigned client groups. The Benefit Advisor administers the various benefit plans, programs, and accruals in accordance with benefit plan provider guidelines, Collective Agreements, and the Terms and Conditions (T&C) of Employment for Executive and Non Contract Staff. The Benefit Advisor assists individual health facilities and community care facilities with benefit plan information and advice as requested.

How will we help you grow?

Interior Health offers excellent benefits and many opportunities to maximize your skills. We are an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you.

An attractive remuneration package in keeping with your qualifications and experience and excellent career prospects awaits the right candidate. In addition to a competitive wage, we offer a total compensation package! We have one of the best benefit package and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive (defined benefit) employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

If this sounds like a perfect opportunity for you to hone your HR skills and work with a fantastic team, apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training, and Experience
• Degree or Diploma in Human Resource Management or a related field.
• CPHR is considered an asset.
• Three to five years of recent, related experience, including a thorough knowledge of relevant Collective Agreements, the Pension Act, policies, and employee benefit programs in the healthcare industry.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to work independently and interdependently as a team member.
• Ability to influence others effectively at all levels of the organization as well as externally.
• Ability to assimilate the details of various Collective Agreements and to apply them to varied and complex situations.
• Ability to operate related equipment and software programs.
• Attention to detail
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Comments

Starting salary is approximately from $54,429 to $61,232 and will be based on education, training and experience

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01772731

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

NON-CONTRACT

Facility:

KELOWNA CHSC

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

IH HR-EE BENEFITS MGMT

Reports To:

LEAD, BENEFITS & RECORDS

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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