Drees Homes is a family-owned home building company with a passion for making custom homes easy. For over 90 years, we have taken care of our employees and our customers. It’s why we rank as the 19th largest privately-owned builder in the country and have a track record of long-tenured employees. Enrich your career at a company that values integrity, excellence, opportunity, stability and success.

Headquartered in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, Drees has operations in ten metropolitan areas: Greater Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio; Austin, Dallas and Houston, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Jacksonville, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, DC.

Drees Homes is seeking candidates for a Benefits Specialist in our Human Resources Department located in our corporate office in Fort Mitchell, KY.

In this position, you will oversee the timely and accurate administration of benefit plans to ensure appropriate processes and procedures in accordance with policies and applicable laws and regulations. Responsible for the day-to-day administration of group benefits programs, COBRA administration, Workers’ Comp claim reporting and New Hire benefits enrollments. In addition, you will provide reporting and technical support for benefits programs.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Administer all benefits plans in compliance with company policies and in accordance with local, state & federal regulations
  • Resolve employee benefits questions and other employee requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Audit employee hours for ACA compliance; resolve discrepancies & assist with filing 1095 and related materials
  • Coordinate EDI files from HRIS system to outside vendors and TPA
  • Assist with Annual Open Enrollment events, including design, roll-out, employee communication, enrollment assistance & processing
  • Audit benefits deductions in HRIS system to ensure accuracy with current enrollments
  • Prepare new hire benefits materials and track new hire benefits enrollments; conduct new hire benefits orientations when needed
  • Audit & balance benefits bills and process for payment
  • Process Leave of Absence (LOA) requests and maintain LOA records/files
  • Responsible for COBRA administration
  • Maintain self-insured medical files and claims data

Some Requirements include:

  • 2-5 years’ experience in benefits administration – may consider degree with other related experience
  • Experience using UltiPro/UKG or other HRIS software
  • Experience with Web Benefits Design a plus
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Cognos reporting knowledge a plus
  • Knowledge of various types of benefits plans and programs
  • Knowledge of laws pertaining to insurance and benefits compliance (i.e. ACA, COBRA, ADA, HIPAA)
  • Solid understanding of regulations and laws that pertain to health and welfare plans
  • Must be detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task with accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Motivated to deliver exceptional customer service to our internal customers – our employees
  • Must be discreet and understand the importance of confidentiality while working in a Human Resources environment
  • Bachelor degree required, SHRM-CP or PHR a plus

Join a special team that works together to make Drees a successful company and a rewarding place to work.

Competitive pay, bonus potential plus a comprehensive benefit package including profit sharing and 401(k) plans.

The typical schedule of this position will be Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM. Opportunity for remote work up to one day a week after one year of employment.