Limited Duration: Regular Sched (FT with benefits)
1/3/2024 11:59 PM Central
The Benefits division within the Human Resources department is seeking a Human Resources Representative. This position will support the Retirement and Savings Program and help maximize operational excellence and service delivery to improve the employee experience and maintain compliance. Effective December 31, 2023, there will be a general salary adjustment of 2.5% to the minimum and maximum of the range. Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program.
Location and hours:This position is remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours will be Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Based on business needs of this position, hires must live in or relocate to Minnesota.
New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About the position type:
This is a limited duration, full-time, benefit earning position.
This position is internally classified as a Human Resources Representative. Click here to view the job classification specification.
In this position, you will:
· Support financial wellness/retirement functions such as Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) reconciliation and payments for contributions by employees on each paycheck; PERA Phased Retirement Option (PRO), prepare retirement benefit continuation letters, deferred compensation, Health Care Savings Plan (HCSP) eligibility.
· Administer policy audits, reports, and compliance.
· Serve as a subject matter expert with out-of-state processes and communications; assist with informal approval ushering, application formal ushering, new hires, record keeping, remote worker status – annual reviews, and state capacity management (monitoring totals by state).
· Assist with state withholdings/state saxes, unemployment insurance, state labor and leave law, and multi-state workers compensation policy renewal information.
· Provide training to HR Service Center (HRSC) members to increase knowledge and customer service capabilities.
· Serve as primary escalation point for Financial Wellness questions from HR.
Need to have:One of the following:
· Bachelor's degree or higher in business administration, industrial relations, human resources administration, public administration, psychology, or a field closely related to the position.
· Certificate in human resources from an approved college or university and two years or more of human resources work experience.
· Two years or more of college including 12 semester credits in the fields above and two years or more of human resources work experience.
· Four years or more of human resources work experience.
Nice to have:
· Experience in working with the Public Employers Retirement Association (PERA), the Minnesota State Retirement System Health Care Savings Plan (HCSP), and deferred compensation plans.
· Experience with the retirement planning process.
· Experience with Fidelity and VOYA.
· Knowledge of:
o General accounting principles.
o Automated payroll systems.
About the department:In Human Resources, we make it our mission to provide an employee experience that attracts and retains the best talent to serve our residents. HR programs and services are instrumental in realizing the county’s stated organizational value: “Continuous development and engagement of our workforce to reflect innovation, creativity, and diversity in planning for the future.”About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at the Bridge. Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This position may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates will be required to complete a background check.If you have any questions, please contact: