Washington County Benefits and Leave Manager

$96,075 - $122,569 yearly
  • Washington County
  • Hillsboro, OR, USA
  • May 18, 2020
Full time Human Resources Other

Job Description

Washington County, Oregon is recruiting for an experienced Benefits and Leave Manager.  The County seeks a visionary leader who is passionate about developing an exemplary benefits and leave team and dedicated to providing exceptional customer service for County departments.  In addition to possessing strong managerial skills, the Benefits and Leave Manager should be a self-aware, empathetic individual with high emotional intelligence, and able to effectively communicate with all audiences.

Under the direction of the Chief Human Resources Officer, primary functions of the Benefits and Leave Manager plans, organizes, and manages the activities and staff of the County’s employee benefits, leave management, and wellness programs. This manager also provides expert advice and counsel to executive staff and County departments on benefits and leave related matters and serves as the lead on the Benefits Committee.

The Benefits and Leave Manager will have a unique opportunity to spearhead several important initiatives critical to the long-term success of the Division including: updating and implementing an employee benefits strategic plan; advancing the County’s management of Family Medical Leave and Oregon Family Medical Leave; establishing a systematic and consistent approach to manage the Americans with Disabilities Act; and, energizing the employee wellness program.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or above with a major in business or public administration, human resources management, or a related degree; AND
  • Six years of professional-level experience in the administration of employee benefit plans. Two years of experience must have included supervising a work team; OR
  • An Associate Degree or above, with a major in business or public administration, human resources management, or a related degree; AND
  • Eight years of professional-level experience in the administration of employee benefit plans. Two years of experience must have included supervising a work team.

For position details, application materials, and instructions on how to apply, please visit www.jensen-strategies.com/recruitment.  The deadline for submitting applications is June 8, 2020.