Employee Benefits Analyst

County of San Joaquin
(209) 468-3275
(209) 468-3275

The San Joaquin County Human Resources Division is seeking an experienced analyst to join its Benefits Unit and provide professional support to the Employee Benefits programs. The individual will work with County managers and employees to provide expertise and ensure delivery of services. The Employee Benefits Analyst position will receive direction from the Employee Benefits Manager.


  • Analyzes the interpreting legislation, benefit laws, and regulations affecting employee benefits and deferred compensation;
  • Provides assistance to the Payroll and the Information Systems (IS) divisions related to the integrated Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS) which the County utilizes to facilitate payroll and benefits administration;
  • Performs benefits system administration to ensure changes to benefits plans are appropriately programmed into the County’s system;
  • Analyzes and interpreting benefits enrollment and utilization data to identify benefit trends and formulating recommendations;
  • Develops and implementing benefit communication strategies;
  • Prepares reports and benefits communication materials;
  • Researches complex benefits, payroll, and coverage questions and formulating resolutions;
  • Researches/recommends new or innovative benefits programs for adoption;
  • Serves as a benefits resource to other staff;
  • Reads, interprets, and recommends changes to benefits language in County labor agreements; and
  • Assists the Employee Benefits Manager in assuring compliance with all benefits laws and regulations.


The following minimum qualifications were approved by the Civil Service Commission February 7, 2017:

EducationGraduation from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably with a major in public or business administration, social science, industrial psychology, or a closely related field.

ExperienceOne year of full-time, professional public personnel or related administrative analytical work in an Employee Benefits unit equivalent to a Personnel Analyst I in San Joaquin County Service. Experience utilizing an integrated payroll and benefits system, including basic system administration is preferred.

SubstitutionExperience performing demonstrated complex para-professional public personnel work, such as analyzing legislation/laws/regulations affecting employee benefits and analytical work related to benefits administration may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.


LicensePossession of a valid California driver’s license.



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