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Benefits and Wellness Manager      Apply  

City of Lubbock

Lubbock, TX 

Evaluation, planning, communication, and administration of employee benfit programs such as

retirement plans; medical, dental, vision plans; life insurance plans; temporary disability programs;

COBRA/FMLA/ADA and wellness programs.


* Manages the Employee Benefit programs to include; medical, dental, vision, life and

disability, HSA, FMLA, savings and retirement plans, along with any ancillary offered plans

and ensures consistency with plan documents and provider contracts.

* Serves as the primary contact for City employees, retirees and COBRA participants on

benefit inquiries, plan provisions and enrollments, claim issues, life event, deferred comp

and plan changes.

* Supervises the work of the Benefits Specialist(s); the completion of appropriate paperwork;

premium and payroll issues regarding benefits.

* Oversees the annual open enrollment process including the coordination and distribution of

material, creation and facilitation of presentations, and ensures changes are made to all

benefit materials; develops communication around plan changes, deadlines, etc.

* Oversees administration of contracts and other documentation concerning employee


* Manages and oversees the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for acquiring and re-

structuring City health and wellness plan(s).

* Serves as Family and Medical Leave Administrator. Processes requests for FMLA, MFLA

(Military Family Leave Amendments), the Sick Leave Sharing program, Medical Leave of

* Absence and Disability Assessment. Counsels employees on policy provisions so

individuals can make informed decisions.

* Administers Limited Duty Program. Coordinates modified duty and return to work with

employees, department heads, supervisors, payroll, and timekeepers to insure accurate

records are kept and procedures are followed.

* Maintains plan documents, summary plan descriptions, benefit guide, vendor agreements,

contracts and other documents related to plan administration.

* Participates in the development of fiscal year budget projections.

* Promotes wellness resources and increases utilization of programs provided by wellness

vendor, healthcare providers and EAP.

* Manages wellness events, taking full ownership of event logistics, timetables,

communications and other deliverables.

* Ensures regulatory compliance with benefit related state and federal laws in regard to ACA,

HIPAA, FMLA, COBRA, etc.; stays up-to-date with proposed legislation at local, state and

federal levels.

Other Important Duties:

* May travel to attend meetings, conferences and training.

* Performs other related duties as assigned.

* Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential

Permian Basin SHRM

SHRM Chapter #0319

PO Box 11281 NEW!

Midland, TX 79702

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