Human Resource Specialist (Benefits) Full-Time

  • Full-time

Company Description

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is a human services agency and network of not-for-profit businesses whose mission is to help people with special needs overcome barriers to employment and enjoy the dignity and benefits of work and improved quality of life.


Goodwill retail stores are the principal business operation of Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania.  Members of our retail management team play a vital role in our organization.  Our thrift stores are considered the "backbone' of the company by contributing nearly 60% of our annual revenues as well as offering training and employment opportunities for clients and consumers.

Job Description


Location:  118 52nd Street


Summary:  The HR Specialist is responsible for planning and coordinating functions in the areas of benefits and health & wellness programs while providing support to the Human Resources management team, agency management, and employees.  Duties include but are not limited to; assisting with the administration of all employee benefit programs; coordinating open enrollment and data entry; processing and reviewing all related billing; designing and developing tools to assist employees in benefit selection; maintaining current knowledge of ERISA, FMLA, and Healthcare Reform; maintaining and updating HR documents and resources; addressing employee issues appropriately; maintaining employee records.  The qualified candidate will possess excellent oral/written communication skills, be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and other HRIS systems, be a team player, and have problem solving and organizational skills. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field

Experience:  2 years; experience with benefits administration, applicable laws and regulations required; development and implementation of employee wellness programming preferred.

Will accept a Bachelor’s in an unrelated field with 4 years of relevant experience

External Hiring Range:  $36,853-$40,250                                                               Travel Required:  Yes

Additional Information

Travel Required: Yes


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