Retirement Member Services Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
County of San Diego (SDCERA)
Location of position: 
San Diego, CA
Date Posted: 
Monday, October 8, 2018
Closing Date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Job Description: 

The San Diego County Employees Retirement Association (SDCERA) has an opening for Retirement Active Benefits Manager (official title is Retirement Member Services Manager – Benefit Services Option). The Active Benefit Manager supervises and oversees the maintenance of demographic records and financial accounts for more than 23,000 active and deferred SDCERA members and ensures that County and SDCERA policies, State statues and the Internal Revenue Code are followed in the processing of new hires, terminations, refunds, active payroll, retirement estimates, reciprocity, and service credit purchases.

SDCERA seeks candidates with public agency or pension experience who are results-oriented. The ideal candidate has strong supervisory or management experience, and is able to expertly manage multiple priorities, develop and maintain employees' knowledge, and engage employees to accomplish common goals.

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A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency; AND, three (3) years of professional level benefits, health, finance, accounting, or pension administration experience, two (2) years of which must have included management responsibilities.


For your education and/or certifications to be considered, you must attach a copy of your degree, transcripts, diploma, foreign equivalency report and/or certifications to your application. Please submit only the documents required. If your documents are already on file, you do not need to resubmit.


Qualified candidates will be placed on a 12 month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation contained on their employment and supplemental applications. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.


Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

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