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Human Resources Assistant III (C) - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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The Human Resources Assistant III will provide administrative and clerical support for all Benefits Analyst and the Section Manager. This position will be responsible for managing the Benefits Hotline phone, voice, and emails. As the Human Resources Assistant III, you will handle the employee and retiree e-file administration, which includes Benefits (health, PERS, and voluntary), deferred compensation (401k and 457b enrollments/loans/distributions), leaves and leave donation, and Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) e-files managed through ViaTRON's ECM system. In this position, you will provide customer service to employees and retirees calling or walking in. This position requires in-office onsite support, which may include: collecting and scanning documents to PDF files, the receipt and distribution of UPS and Fed-X mail, and sending and receiving faxes.

This position will assist with various CalPERS inquires, and internal and external audits to help ensure compliance with state and federal laws. This position will also assist with the new hire administration, COBRA administration, benefits, bi-weekly billing, medical credit program, benefits administration including life events, open enrollment, deferred compensation, and medical.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

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Education and Experience: Associate degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years relevant experience; or two years in an MWD Human Resources Assistant II classification.

Relevant Experience is defined as: customer service experience supporting or performing entry level benefit administration for health, voluntary, and deferred compensation benefits.

This classification performs work that requires maintaining confidentiality and is routinely privy to matters that either involves confidential information, sensitive personnel issues, or exposure to confidential and sensitive strategic corporate information.


Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing, and registrations:


Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected].

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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