ASSOCIATE RETIREMENT BENEFITS EXAMINER, LEVEL 1

The New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS) seeks an Associate Retirement Benefits Examiner, Level 1 in the Pension Verification and Recovery Unit within the Retirement and Pension Benefits Division. The selected candidate will be responsible for:
• Processing and checking calculations for Overpayments and Option Insurance for pensioner and beneficiary benefits.
• Reviewing documents and/or related materials for completeness and accuracy.
• Reviewing, obtaining and updating pensioner’s data information into the appropriate computer system.
• Communicating and retrieving information from/to pensioners, other City/State agencies, NYCERS business units and/or other retirement systems.
• Performing a variety of administrative tasks such as drafting Ad-hoc letters, NYCEPAS letters, preparing documents for scanning, preparing, reviewing and checking various listings.
• Reviewing and maintaining cases including taking ownership, updating case status, updating case notes, transferring, pending and close cases in the worker and checker queue of the NYCEPAS system.
• Responding to Call Center requests, or direct inquiries to other staff for their response.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. An associate degree or completion of 60 semester credits from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in mathematics, statistics, accounting and/or actuarial science and two years of satisfactory full-time experience performing mathematical, statistical, actuarial or accounting computations in one or more of the following: a) a retirement or employee benefits plan;
b) for customer service in a financial institution; and/or c) in a position requiring the application of law, rules and regulations and the use of statistical, actuarial or similar tables; or

2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of the experience described in “1” above. Each 15 semester credits from an accredited college including at least 3 credits in the areas described in “1” above may be substituted for each 6 months of experience to a maximum of 2 years experience. All candidates must have a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and at least 2 years of experience as described in “1” above.

Preferred Skills
• Candidate must have strong analytical skills.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities.
• Clear and professional written and oral communication.
• Basic math skills, at least an intermediate level of Microsoft excel and proficient in Microsoft Word.

To Apply

Internal candidates must have been rated satisfactory or better on their last annual evaluation.
Candidates must be permanent in the title Associate Retirement Benefits Examiner to apply or comparible civil service title with similar duties/responsibilities are encouraged to apply

TO APPLY FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE FORWARD A COVER LETTER INDICATING POSTING NUMBER 009-24-0019 AND A COPY OF A CURRENT RESUME TO:

CITY EMPLOYEES: Employee Self Service (ESS). www.nyc.gov/ess. Search for Job ID#: 598992
ALL OTHER APPLICANTS: www.nyc.gov/careers/search. Search for Job ID#:598992

55-a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.

Public Svc Loan Forgiveness
As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at StudentAid.gov/PSLF .

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

POSTING DATE
08/21/2023
POST UNTIL
09/03/2023

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Job Category
Administration and Office
Job Type
unspecified
Salary
USD 51,812.00 - 59,584.00 per year
Country
United States
City
Brooklyn
Career Level
unspecified
Company
City of New York
JOB SOURCE
https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=598992&PostingSeq=1