Benefits Coordinator/HR Assistant

Work For The Number 1 Yacht Builder In North America

  • Job Title: Benefits Coordinator/HR Assistant
  • Location: Port Angeles, Washington
  • Department: Human Resources & Safety
  • Shift Times: Start: 7:00am / End: 3:45pm


The Benefits Coordinator is the main point of contact for employees in regards to benefits provided.  Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, etc.  The position also supports the HR Manager with new employee onboarding, maintaining employee personnel files.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Retain knowledge of current regulations and government changes for all benefits.
  • Assist with the maintenance of personnel files and the HRIS including the processing of employment status changes.
  • Assist employees with questions in regards to participation in provided benefits as well as the completion of forms as needed.
  • Annual open enrollment and new hire benefits communication.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and sufficient mathematical skills to perform the essential job functions as outlined.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to work with and meet deadlines.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Willingness and ability to commute between Port Angeles & Westport WA a few times per month.
  • Prior experience administering or overseeing a 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan.
  • Willing to work occasional overtime as needed.
  • Must maintain an excellent attendance record following all company policies and procedures in the Employee Handbook and safety rules.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with the accounting/payroll department.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
Additional Job Functions:
  • Annual 401k audits
  • Accurate annual 1094/1095 preparation
  • Monthly eligibility audits
  • Garnishment/Child Support processing
Other Preferred Skills / Abilities:
  • Experience working in Human Resources or Payroll.
  • Experience with Sage HRMS or other HRIS.

Safety Requirements:

  • Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment including and not limited to gloves, safety glasses, hard hat and or a respirator may need to be worn when handling hazardous products or working in hazardous environments.
  • Maintain and participates in keeping personal work area, shop and tools clean and in proper working order to ensure safe working environment.
  • Hazardous materials are used in the production process. Employees must follow all safety guidelines and know evacuation procedures, the location of first aid stations and SDS locations in areas they work or visit on Company property.
Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms, to stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, push or pull and lift up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment is an indoor, climate controlled office with occasional visits to the production floor where there is some exposure to chemical odors, dust and loud noise.

Total Compensation:

Wage range: $25.00– $31.73 per hour depending on experience & qualifications.

Benefits include:

  • Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and long term disability.
  • Available Flexible spending accounts for health flex and dependent care expenses, or Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan options.
  • Paid vacation leave for all regular FT employees accruing at 0.0385 per hour or 10 days per year with longevity asjustments.
  • 6 paid holidays plus 2 additional days at company discretion.
  • Available discounts for car insurance and cellular plans, and travel options.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

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Download Westport Job Application:
Westport Yachts Job Application (Acrobat PDF – 195KB)
1) Download and Print Application
2) Fax Application To: +1 888-389-5142

Jobs @ Port Angeles, WA:
Westport Human Resources
3500 East Highway 101
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Phone: +1 360-452-5095

Jobs @ Westport, WA:
Westport Human Resources
P.O. Box 308
1807 Nyhus St
Westport, WA 98595
Phone: +1 360-268-1800

Westport L.L.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee will be expected to perform other duties as may be assigned to meet the ongoing needs of Westport, L.L.C.

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