Job Description



  • Provides exceptional guest service to both external and internal guests by maintaining and exhibiting the We-Ko-Pa Way
    • Smile and Greet
    • Name and Meet
    • Thank you and Goodbye
  • Under the direction of the Human Resources Director the Benefits Specialist is responsible for administration of employee benefits for all Fort McDowell Enterprises.
  • Develop and implement all Annual Enrollment plans.
  • Administer employee benefits programs such as retirement plans; medical, dental, vision plans; life insurance plans; and wellness programs.
  • Implement approved new plans for changes to existing plans by preparing announcement materials, plan summary documents, and other media for communicating plans to employees. Conduct employee meetings and arrange for enrollment.  Advises management and employees on existing benefits.
  • Conduct presentations during orientation sessions; explain benefits and eligibility to new team members
  • Assists in development of Annual Enrollment plans, benefits, safety, wellness and health, services, and counseling.
  • Responsible for the administration, proper entry, storage, security, and use of employee personal data.
  • Administers the 401(k) by coordinating 401(k) loans, distributions, and hardship withdrawals.
  • Makes decision regarding approval for all 401(k) Hardship Withdrawals through submitted documents.
  • Creates reports for all data entry relating to 401(k) and Life Insurance plans.
  • Responsible for the billing related to 401(k), Life Insurance plans, and all billing related to the Human Resources Dept.
  • Responsible for retrieving personnel information and aids in reporting to proper management when requested.
  • Aids in company employee communication regarding benefits, safety, wellness and health, services and counseling.
  • Stays current on all regulations concerning employee records.
  • Responsible in the administration and approval for all FMLA leave request for all Enterprises.
  • Responsible for adhering to all applicable laws in relation to leave, including Family Medical Leave Act.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in ADP Workforce Now Payroll or a similar payroll system preferred.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Must be able to lift in excess to 50 pounds and push or pull 100.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain State/Tribal License (including extensive background check).
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test.
  • Must be 21 or older.



-  Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required.

-  Associates Degree in Business, Human Resources or related field preferred.

-  3-4 years of Human Resources or Benefits Administration experience required


Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are members of federally recognized Indian tribes.  To be considered for Indian Preference, you must submit your Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) with your application.