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Juno Beach, Florida
United States
Human Resources
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2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Benefits Consultant II

Requisition ID:  30841 


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Position Specific Description

This position is an unique entry level opportunity for an ambitious recent graduate looking for a challenging and fast paced environment to grow and develop their financial and analytical skills while learning HR Benefits administration.  Candidates must have a finance related undergraduate degree and/or a project management certification.


The ideal candidate should possess the ability to utilize critical analytical thinking skills to troubleshoot and bring issues to resolution, as well as assist with analysis that is thoughtful, accurate, and cost effective.  Strong interpersonal skills are required to handle sensitive and confidential employee related concerns, as well as the ability to work on cross-functional teams with internal or external customers including vendors.  The candidate will also have strong attention to detail, bias for action, collaborative teamwork skills, written and verbal communication skills.  Experience with Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) strongly preferred.


Job Overview

Employees in this role assist in the planning, implementation, and administration of one or more cost-effective benefit programs including life, retirement, medical, dental, vision, worker’s compensation, disability, time-off, health and welfare plans.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists in the design, planning, and administration of corporate employee benefits programs
  • Administers health and welfare plans and programs including medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, reimbursement accounts, retirement plans, and paid time off
  • Participates in annual renewals, preparing applicable annual government reporting and non-discrimination tests, tracking cost or loss trends
  • Recommends plan changes to ensure they remain both competitive and cost-effective, and plan communication to internal personnel and vendors
  • Prepares cost analysis of employee benefits in preparation of or in response to labor contract negotiations
  • Communicates negotiated benefit changes to appropriate parties, including the benefits administrator to ensure that benefit plans reflect negotiated benefit changes
  • Works with legal counsel, vendors and insurance providers on plan modifications, communication and annual renewals
  • Coordinates the integration of acquired employee benefit programs with existing programs
  • Assists in ongoing employee communications such as summary plan descriptions, summary annual reports, Benefits Bulletin, etc.
  • Participates in the annual benefits open enrollment process including plan and employee communication, coordinating tasks internally and ensuring that the HRIS system is updated with new employee costs and enrollments
  • Participates in various employee benefits surveys, summarizing survey results
  • Responds to administrative and policy questions unanswered at the benefits technician level
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Human Resources
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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