Payroll Benefits Specialist

  • Pensacola State College
  • 1000 College Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32504
  • Jul 25, 2022
Full time Business/Financial Affairs/Financial Aid

Job Description


Job Description:

The Payroll Benefits Specialist performs tasks and assignments related to premiums and invoice reconciliation of employee benefits and services offered to full and part-time employees. This position audits processed benefit premiums including, inputting data for various actions affecting pay and benefits ranging from optional deductions, major benefits, and open enrollment transactions; audits monthly premium statements for the College’s insurance policies; and maintains time off balance adjustments and leave payouts. The Payroll Benefits Specialist works with the College Human Resources Department to ensure accurate reporting of benefits to vendors. It is essential the selected candidate possess an understanding of the HIPAA federal law and apply it to work processes, as well as possess advanced mathematical skills for addition, subtraction, fraction, percentages, and balancing numbers and strong excel skills. This position reports to the Director, Payroll Services.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an accredited institution with an Associate Degree and two years’ experience in Human Resources, Payroll, or Accounting; or graduation from high school or GED equivalency and four years full-time experience in working within Business Administration.  Successful results of a criminal background check are required.


*Per F.S. 295.065 – Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, will receive preference and priority, and certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.


Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations.  Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position.  A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.


ANNUAL SALARY:  $32,550.00 ($16.70/hour)


SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, résumé, and unofficial transcripts to supplement the online application.  If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted.  Supplemental materials must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.  For assistance, contact the recruiting department at


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin August 5, 2022. For first review by screening committee, the online application and supplemental materials must be received by August 4, 2022.


The benefits package provided by the College includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.


Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates. 



Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.

  • jobRequisitionId: JR1776
  • startDate: 2022-07-25-07:00
  • company: Payroll Services (Willie Blankenship)
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