Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association

Sharon-Benefits Administrator

  • 02 Oct 2023 2:04 PM
    Message # 13261941
    MARILYN GORDON (Administrator)

    The Town of Sharon seeks qualified applicants for the full-time (37.5 hours/week; M-W 8:00pm-5pm; Th 8:00am-6pm; F 8:00am-12:30pm) Benefits Administrator position. The successful candidate will work closely with the Treasurer/Finance Director and Sharon Public Schools human resources staff to administer employee and retiree benefit programs, as well as continuously reviewing the Town’s employee benefit options, programs and initiatives.

    Duties include:

    • ·        Coordinates the day-to-day operations of the benefits administration program, which includes employee and retiree health, dental, and vision insurance programs and other benefits such as life insurance, voluntary plans such as disability insurance, employee savings plans such as deferred compensation and flexible spending accounts, COBRA compliance and notices, and any other related benefit provided or required by retiree health insurance and group insurance, applicable state and local laws and collective bargaining agreements.
    • Conducts monthly reconciling of active/retired health plan, dental, life, and vision insurance participants to ensure enrollment and records are accurate.
    • Coordinates the on-boarding and off-boarding of employees related to benefits.
    • Generate state and federal reports, including W-2s and ACA reporting.
    • Process mandatory and voluntary wage deductions.

    Qualifications and experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Public Administration, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources or closely related field, with 3 years of related experience in employee benefits administration, preferably in municipal government; or an Associate’s degree and 5 years of closely related experience. Additional directly related experience may be substituted for education. MUNIS software experience helpful.

    Starting Salary Range:  $55,880 - $59,305, with generous benefits.

    Methods to apply for this position: Apply online at (preferred)


    Send resume, cover letter, and Town application to:

    Town Administrator’s Office

    Sharon Town Offices

    90 South Main Street

    Sharon, MA 02067

    Employment application is available on the town’s website:

    Applications received by October 18, 2023 will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until filled.

    The Town of Sharon is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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c/o Marilyn Gordon

P.O. Box 102, Sharon, MA  02067

Phone: +1 (774)222-1391


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