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Benefits Administration Specialist 

Category Account Management  

Gehring Group is only as strong as the success of our people, which is why we take great pride in not only hiring the best ones, but also creating a workplace that empowers every person who walks through the door. When you work for Gehring Group, you join a talented, inclusive community of colleagues who treat each other with respect and actually enjoy coming to work every day. It's a place where values reign supreme, happiness flourishes and everyone strives to be their best selves. Most importantly, it's a place where we believe people are our best asset. We are seeking a Benefits Administration Specialist to support our client, Martin County. You will work onsite with Martin County's HR and Benefits team to assist with coordination of all benefit plans and programs, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, and retirement.

The Benefits Administration Specialist is a key component to establishing a strong relationship with our client and providing exemplary customer service to the employees.


  • Address employee questions regarding benefits, payroll deductions, coverage, dependent eligibility, etc.
  • Plan and execute annual Open Enrollment meetings and annual Martin County Benefits and Wellness Fair
  • Administer retiree benefits program to include, addressing all questions related to coverage and Medicare.
  • Review and process all benefit elections for qualifying events, terminations and new hires
  • Update personnel files and eligibility reports regularly in BenTek (online enrollment system)
  • Administer life insurance and disability programs
  • Report all FSA/HRA changes to Third Party Administrator
  • Manage all benefits changes and coordinate with Payroll

If you are enthusiastic about employee benefits and want to join a Best Place to Work, then look no further. In addition to a great corporate culture based on shared values, Gehring Group offers an excellent compensation/benefit package including medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD and life insurance as well as 401(k), long-term career development opportunities and a tuition reimbursement program.

Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications and Skills:

  • Professional and in-depth knowledge of group insurance benefits includes medical, dental, vision, life, EAP, disability, work-life supplemental products and various spending accounts
  • Knowledge of laws governing group eligibility and administration
  • Maintains current knowledge on carrier regulations and changes in services as related to client
  • Basic understanding of Medicare eligibility, COB and available plans

Educations, Training and Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of professional experience in Human Resources with direct experience in employee benefits plan administration with an Associate’s degree in human resources, business administration, public administration or a related field from an accredited university is required or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience.
  • Valid Florida Life, Health & Variable Annuities 2-15 license or the ability to obtain one is required.
  • Valid FL Driver’s license is required.
  • Prior experience using benefits enrollment/administration software is highly desirable.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Salary Range  
Position Benefits Administration Specialist  
Division Gehring Group  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Martin County  
EOE Statement Gehring Group/BenTek is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, Gehring Group/BenTek complies with applicable state and local laws governing non‑discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. Gehring GroupTek/BenTek also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.
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