Mission Statement Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities Definition skoo·kum noun \ˈskükəm\ Origin: Chinook Jargon Strong and well built in a unique fashion Challenges Despite having the ability to make significant contributions in the workplace, people with disabilities are often overlooked by traditional employers. As a result, this portion of working age people with disabilities experiences up to a 70% unemployment rate. Skookum helps job seekers to overcome their barriers. Focusing on skills and abilities, providing training where needed, and reasonable accommodations to employees. Skookum Provides Jobs Skookum is proud to be a contractor of choice for our government and commercial customers. Delivering superior customer service and going that extra mile to get the job done creates jobs our employees can be proud to hold. We take our mission of Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities seriously. A true opportunity isn’t just a job; it’s a career to be proud of!
Medical, Dental, Vison, 401 (k), Life & Disability Insurance, 10 paid holidays and robust wellness program
Full Time: Requires flexibility with respect to hours of work and changing conditions.
January 4, 2018
Skookum, an award winning, non-profit organization seeks a dynamic Benefits Administrator to support our mission of “Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities”. Skookum’s Benefits Administrator under the direction of the Benefits Manager will be responsible to coordinate and assist with administration of employee benefits including retirement, health, and wellness plans. Conducts new hire orientation sessions, open enrollment meetings, and other trainings as needed, related to benefits and wellness. Must have exceptions skills in communication, managing projects, and a positive attitude with an exceptional work ethic to support multiple cross-functional teams, while engaging as a collaborative part of a larger home office team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Benefits Administrator will have the following qualifications:
Valid state Driver License is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum’s insurance carrier. Must provide a complete driving record at interview if selected.
Must be able to obtain and maintain all applicable security clearances.
Skookum is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Skookum participates in E-Verify. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity, eligibility to work in the United States and must complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
A Skookum application is required accompanied by a professional resume (cover letter preferred). Please visit our website at www.skookum.org to apply online.