Job: Sr HR Analyst (Benefits Specialist)
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Description: The Town of Marana is accepting applications for an HR Analyst or Senior HR Analyst to work in the Human Resources Department. This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in working in a fast-paced environment where no day is the same. Marana is one of Arizona‚s fastest growing municipalities. At more than 120 square miles and nearly 35,000 residents Marana lies approximately 20 minutes northwest of downtown Tucson and 75 minutes southeast of Phoenix. Marana incorporated in 1977 and uses the council-manager form of government. More than 300 professionals are employed by the Town. The Town of Marana is home to the prestigious PGA Tour Accenture Match Play golf tournament and the site of the world‚s largest Ritz-Carlton resort property. The Town prides itself on tying its goals to its Strategic Plan focus areas, which include Community Building, Recreation, Commerce, Heritage, and Progress and Innovation. Marana‚s standards are high and include an established set of Core Values, which are: E.T.H.I.C.S. - Excellence, Teamwork, Honesty, Integrity, Community and Service. The HR Department is a small but highly effective team that provides consistent and responsive services while continually improving processes and programs. There is the opportunity to take ownership and work in a fast paced environment where you can make a difference.
Examples of Duties: This position has overall responsibility for benefits and leave case management for the Town. Candidates must have broad HR knowledge/generalist experience plus specific expertise administering benefit programs and offering innovative strategies and practices that deliver high quality and responsive benefit programs and services to employees. Experience should include: participation in bid process to select vendors; negotiations with benefit vendors; plan design analysis and development; benefit plan implementation; development of communication strategies; managing and coordinating all aspects of the Open Enrollment process, open enrollment and benefit events; daily administration of all benefit plans, and leave case management. Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment is a must as well as the ability to interact with all levels of management and maintain a productive and responsive relationship with internal and external customers. The senior level position requires a high level of independent decision making, and capability to take full ownership of the benefits role; work with minimal supervision; integrate benefit plans and programs into a full compensation approach; and to develop outreach programs for benefits and wellness ensuring full understanding and participation by employees. Additional experience with and knowledge of database development and system upgrades, the ability to productively interact with HR staff to support efforts in classification and compensation, onboarding program development, and other work as needed in the HR department will fulfill the Senior HR Analyst position..
Skills / Requirements
Minimum Requirements: Requires a bachelor‚s degree with relevant major in human resources, human relations, public or private business administration, with 4 or more years of generalist/specialist experience for the HR Analyst and 6 or more years for the Senior HR Analyst. Applicant may substitute relevant specialized education, training and experience to meet the knowledge, skills, abilities and characteristics required. Strong written and verbal/presentation skills, experience establishing and maintaining constructive vendor relationships, and strong computer expertise required. Public sector experience a plus. Professional certifications preferred.
Recruitment Process: If you meet the minimum requirements, please complete a Town of Marana application and submit along with a cover letter and resume, online at www.marana.com by the closing date. Failure to complete the required documents by the closing date will result in disqualification from further consideration. Candidates are responsible for verifying receipt of all materials.
NOTE: Panel interviews will be conducted Thursday, May 10, 2012. Successful candidates will have a final interview on Friday, May 11, 2012.
Job closes 04/30/2012. You must submit a Town of Marana employment application to be considered.