Senior Benefits Specialist – International Pension Fund : District of Columbia

BAC (International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers)

International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers

Senior Benefits Specialist
International Pension Fund

Based in Washington, DC

Washington DC based International Union is seeking a Senior Benefits Specialist for our International Pension Fund (IPF).


  • Assists the Pre-Retirement Services and Retirement Services Team Leaders with providing written responses, reviewing communications and correspondence concerning plan participant pension status, requests for pension hours and credits and eligibility for benefits.
  • Assist with incoming mail and telephone inquiries relating to IPF and IPF-Canada eligibility, service credits, breaks in service rules and applying for benefits.
  • Assist with the maintenance of records relating to the pre-retirement and retirement correspondence, participant reports and processed pensioner files.
  • Assist with coordinating mailed or emailed with Plan participants, union representatives and other interested parties regarding records, rights and benefits.
  • Participates in the preparation of monthly reports to the Board of Trustees and other plan committees.
  • Facilitate the uploading and retrieval of documents from participants and Local Unions via a web-based portal.
  • Performs special projects which may be assigned from time to time by office executives.


  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency as a benefits examiner or prior supervisory experience at a multi-employer pension fund.
  • Knowledge of computer data processing programs and network-based software packages.
  • Knowledge of ERISA and how it applies to multi-employer plans.
  • Ability to read, understand and apply the Rules and Regulations of the IPF, IPF-Canada, RSP and merged local Plans accurately to determine eligibility for benefits.
  • The ability to organize and accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to assume responsibility for both accuracy and completeness of work assignments.
  • Experience with working with large databases.
  • Ability to communicate complex issues both orally and in writing to a range of interested parties including plan participants and beneficiaries.
  • Familiarity with computer application systems and networked based software packages.

We are convenient to Metro and offer a generous benefit package including pension, full medical insurance, 401(k), commuting cost assistance and a free onsite fitness center.

To Apply
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