Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunity: Benefits Coordinator

September 3, 2021


Monday, September 20, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.


Benefits Coordinator


Rate Per Hour:

$21.34 – $27.24



Full Time – 12 Month Position

Subject to a one-year probationary period


Mandatory Participation For Medical Benefits.
Employee/dependent medical (80% Employer/20% Employee); employer-paid dental, vision, life insurance, short term/long term disability; employee/employer-paid retirement (CalPERS); vacation and sick leave.

(RESIG does not pay into Social Security or SDI—State Disability).


Under direct supervision of the Director of Employee Benefits, will perform a variety of

complex and responsible clerical and technical work of average to above-average difficulty

using a personal computer and other routine office equipment. This position will also be

expected to perform related work as assigned and required.

Principal Job Duties

  • Word processing and typing of documents and correspondence.
  • Assists with banking procedures, including downloading banking information from files, uploading to contracted financial institutions, and balance various documents.
  • Assists the Benefits Department staff in scheduling of workshops, meetings, and other related activities.
  • Copies workshop materials, prepares informational packets, and administrative materials.
  • Responds to telephone calls or personal visits from members seeking assistance with employee benefits problems related to coverage, enrollment, and billing.
  • Sorts and directs incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Maintains files and records as necessary.
  • Perform various computer functions including data entry of membership enrollment.
  • Researches a variety of topics using the Internet or other sources as required.
  • Communicates with school districts, contractors, consultants, etc., via the telephone, e-mail and in person.
  • Set and/or adjust schedule, as needed, for meetings, trainings, conferences, and other work-related events.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Office methods and equipment, audio visual equipment, filing systems, telephone techniques, letter writing, and well-developed computer skills required in Windows-based applications.
  • English usage—vocabulary, spelling, grammar.
  • Basic employee benefits principles.
  • Medical and dental billing practices.
  • Recordkeeping techniques.
  • Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities.

Ability to

  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with peers, managers and those contacted in the course of work.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Carry out verbal and written directions independently.
  • Compile and verify data and prepare detailed reports.
  • Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements, and restrictions.
  • Independently and effectively organize and prioritize workload with frequent interruptions.
  • Adapt to changing situations, analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Represent RESIG in a manner consistent with the policies, practices, and procedures of the organization.
  • Attend conferences, off-site trainings, seminars, and other work-related events.

Working Conditions

  • Work with office equipment, audio visual equipment and computerized workstation which involves repetitive arm and hand movement.
  • Work while sitting, standing, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, and climbing.
  • Lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Travel to various schools, vendors, meeting sites, and conferences.

Experience and Education

  • Minimum of two (2) years clerical experience required.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Experience in health/dental/vision benefits and the public sector or public schools is desirable.

Certificate Requirement

  • Typing certificate 50 wpm


For application materials, please refer to the Employment Application (PDF) and Benefits Coordinator Application Packet (PDF)

Submission Deadline: Monday, September 20, 2021, 4:30 p.m.

Candidates must deliver by email (email address is provided in the Benefits Coordinator Application Packet (PDF)):

  • a cover letter,
  • completed application,
  • resume of experience,
  • and typing certificate.

Examination Process:

The examination of this classification will consist of:

  1. Evaluation of the application material submitted. (Incomplete submission packets will be rejected.)
  1. Qualified applicants will be asked to attend oral interview(s) and successfully complete a Basic Skills Test, either in-person or virtually depending on COVID, on Thursday, September 30 and/or Friday, October 1, 2021.

General Information

Successful applicant must be fingerprinted, and a satisfactory Department of Justice records check must be received prior to employment.

Per Government Codes 3100-3109 all public employees are disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law.  All disaster service workers shall, before they enter upon the duties of their employment, take, and subscribe to the oath or affirmation required by the Government Code.  In case of an emergency or disaster, public employees are required by law to respond to the disaster when so assigned.


Employment Application and Application Package Files

Employement Application (PDF)

Benefits Coordinator Application Packet (PDF)

June 23, 2021

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