Job: Compensation & Benefits Manager

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Job Description

DDC - Sahuarita, AZ
Full Time
Pay Rate
Human Resources
Employment Status

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision of the Compensation & Benefits Assistant Director, administers the Compensation and Benefits areas of Human Resources for all properties. This includes performing responsible professional-level work developing and managing the daily functions of a comprehensive team member compensation and benefits program.


This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities


Compensation-based Responsibilities:

* Assists in the development and implementation of the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise’s overall team member compensation strategy. 

* Regularly reviews the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines structures and procedures.

* Recommends revisions and adjustments which are cost effective and consistent with trends and Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise objectives.

* Coordinates implementation and provides guidance to leadership, the conduct or participation in wage and salary surveys and recommends changes to ensure the maintenance of the organization's compensation objectives and competitive position in the marketplace.

* Manages the administration of direct compensation (exempt and nonexempt cash compensation programs, including the annual merit process) including: the processing, recording, and reporting of compensation-related actions taken on salaried and hourly team members.

* Manages the administration of the job description function to include advising departments on the development of new descriptions or changes to current descriptions, as well as placement in the compensation structure.

* Manages the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise compensation structures.

* Makes recommendations to Human Resources management on pay decisions, policy, and guideline interpretation.

* Works closely with Departments to review compensation to provide advice and to avoid compression issues.


Benefits-based Responsibilities:

* Manages the daily operations of all benefits activities for the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise. 

* Manages and ensures the coordination and administration of  all benefit programs, reports, records, correspondence and changes for the team member benefit programs which include health insurance, vision insurance,  dental insurance, short and long term disability, supplemental benefit programs, leave administration, life insurance, and the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise 401k retirement program.

* Stays abreast of emerging benefit practices and makes appropriate recommendations to ensure that the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise practices are current in the market, properly balancing team member welfare with employer cost. 

* Communicates benefit information to team members through distribution of literature, personal presentations to team member groups, and through electronic media.

* Manages the creation and filing of all required financial statements and related accounting for welfare benefits and 401k retirement plans. 

* Manages the daily operations of the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise’s 401k Retirement Plan, including: ensures that plans remain in compliance with current legal requirements.

* Ensures appropriate record-keeping in compliance with applicable laws and regulations: quarterly audits, reporting responsibilities for federal, local, state and the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise as directed. 

* Provides assistance to team members regarding inquiries about welfare benefit or 401k Retirement Plan issues. Assists in the development and proposal for all plan changes, evaluates costs and employer-team member cost sharing, and make recommendations to Human Resources management regarding the same. 

* Works with the benefits broker service plan and implements the annual open enrollment process and conducts team member benefit information sessions as appropriate. 

* Manages the implementation of all Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise wide Wellness and Health awareness programs.

* Ensures that all communication materials remain current and accessible to team members.

* Manages the administration of data entry into the Human Resource Information System (HRIS) system and all related reporting requirements.

* Manages the administration of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) function to include processing of paperwork, certifications, reporting documentation, assisting departments with abuse concerns and keeping abreast of any necessary FMLA program enhancements.

* Maintains human resources records including team member files, FMLA documentation, leave of absence (LOA) paperwork, disability, and team member illness records, etc. via the HRIS electronic system.

* Supervises maintenance of enrollment, application, and claims records for all benefit plans.

* Verifies the calculations of the monthly premiums statements for all group insurance policies and maintains statistical data relative to premiums, claims, and costs.

* Resolves administrative problems with the carrier representatives and benefits broker.

* Manages the administration of all leaves of absence (FMLA, Medical, and Personal, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues) for all team members assuring compliance with policy, federal, state and local statute. 

Other related duties as assigned.


Benefits-based Responsibilities:

* Assists with the development and implementation of HRIS related items.

* Serves as advisor to the Human Resources function and works closely with the IT department regarding compensation and benefits issues.

Minimum Qualifications:


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field plus 5 years of progressive experience in Human Resources, 3 years of the 5 must have been recent management experience with significant experience in benefits, 401k plan, compensation and HRIS programs; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification highly desirable, Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) preferred. No felony, theft or stealing convictions. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, background investigation, obtain and maintain gaming license and also includes the following:


Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications:

* Superior written and verbal communication skills; able to effectively address all levels within the organization.

* Effective project management skills. Should be able to define a project, develop the overall project plan with clear deliverables & timeline, and manages the project team.

* Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to team member benefits and compensation, as well as demonstrated experience with HRIS. 

* Strong broker and Third Party Administrator (TPA) management and partnering skills.

* Ability to collaborate across boundaries, disciplines, cultures, and levels within the organization.

* Advanced analytical, consulting, and influencing skills, with a track record of identifying issues and formulating solutions.

* Excellent organizational and communication skills.

* Intermediate knowledge and exposure to compensation practices.

* Excellent planning, organizational, problem solving, analytical, and decision making skills.

* Ability to speak and present in front of groups.

* Sense of urgency in completing projects.

* Strong collaboration skills with all levels of team members.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the team member regularly is required to sit and stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The team member frequently is required to walk. The team member occasionally is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Work Environment:

Work is generally performed in an office and Casino setting with exposure to second-hand smoke and a high noise level. Evening, graveyard, holiday and/or weekend work may be required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required.    

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7350 S. Nogales Highway
Tucson, AZ 85734
Phoenix, AZ 85001
1100 W. Pima Mine Rd.
Sahuarita, AZ 85629
Highway 86, Milepost 55
Ajo, AZ 85321
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