Venture Community Services

  • Human Resources Benefits, Workers Compensation & Leave Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MA-Sturbridge
    Posted Date 5 days ago(11/12/2018 5:15 PM)
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Monday - Friday
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Venture Community Services, a leading Human Services provider and voted as one of the “Top Workplaces” by the Worcester Business Journal has a Human Resources Benefits, Workers Compensation & Leave Coordinator position open at our Corporate Headquarter in Sturbridge Mass.  We’re looking for an individual with experience in benefits as well as processing a high volume of leaves in a timely manner.  You’ll be working with a group of outstanding professionals who make a different in the lives of many throughout the organization. This position is hourly, full time, Monday – Friday. We offer an outstanding benefits package alone with a Corporate’s culture that promote the wellbeing of its employees. If you have the experience, strong work ethic, and are willing to take your career to the next level, this position may be a good fit.  We believe in our employees and promote from within. For more details, see below and come to our website @  and apply. 




    The Benefits Coordinator is responsible for coordinating insurance benefits, Tax Sheltered Annuities, Worker’s compensation, FMLA, Non-FMLA, MPLA, and Small Necessities Leave Act.  In addition, the Benefits Coordinator provides assistance in maintaining day-to-day transactional HR functions.





    • Process requests for all leave types and track time used.  Notify staff when they are responsible for benefit premiums.
    • Collect and submit employee benefit payments to accounting for staff that are out on any type of leave and are not receiving pay but have a premium share responsibility that they must submit on an established schedule.
    • Responsible for notification to Agency Payroll Manager of fringe payroll deduction amounts.
    • Responsible for worker’s compensation claims (serving as Injury Coordinator) to include: gathering of complete information on Worker’s Comp Injury Report and reporting to the workers compensation carrier, reporting to the VP of Human Resources & Professional Development, in addition to all department heads, Human Resources and Program Director’s that are impacted by the injury. 
    • Analyze the injury, partnering with adjusters, occupational staff, and workers compensation broker.  Negotiate return to work plan, return to work instructions and communicate details to the appropriate staff.
    • Reconciles all insurance invoices and submits to Accounting Department for payment.
    • Attend monthly orientation providing a brief overview of benefits to new hires.
    • Coordinates regular and after hour’s drug/alcohol screening for employees post-accident.
    • Maintain a current working knowledge of all state, federal and local laws as they pertain to the HR function in order to ensure Venture’s compliance in a timely manner.
    • Responsible for computerized Personnel Records (Paylocity/Clarity, iCIMS) and maintenance of benefits information.
    • Cross-trained in all Human Resources job duties, back up for the HR and Front Office Staff. 


    Physical and Mental Requirements

    • Requires knowledge of the principles and practices of Human Resources.
    • Work discreetly with highly confidential information such as salaries and employment records.
    • Organized, dependable and even temperament; good phone manner. 
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and a working knowledge of office equipment.
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, written and communication skills, and the ability to work with a wide range of employees.
    • Must be able to bend, lift, stoop, reach and file.
    • Maintain CPR & AED Certifications – Will Train.


    Minimum acceptable qualifications

    • BA. or B.S. preferred.
    • Minimum of three years’ experience in Human Resources to include employee benefits and workers compensation.
    • Must be 21+ years old, have a High School Diploma or GED
    • A valid driver’s license.


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