Benefits Program Administrator

Company Name: Central Washington Public Utilities
Phone Number: (509) 582-1270
City: Kennewick
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 99336
Job Title: Benefits Program Administrator
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Miscellaneous Positions
Posting Start Date: March 9, 2018
Salary: $69,094 - $98,137, DOQ
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time Type: Hours

The CWPU UIP is a self-insured health and welfare trust comprised of seven (7) public utilities in Eastern Washington: Benton County PUD, Douglas County PUD, Ferry County PUD, Franklin County PUD, Grant County PUD, Okanogan PUD and Pend Oreille PUD. The CWPU UIP board of trustees is made up of representatives of the member groups listed above.


This unique and exciting position will support these seven (7) public utilities in the administration of CWPU UIP benefit plans and programs. The posting will be coordinated through the Benton PUD application system. However, the selected candidate will be able to choose to have their office location in Kennewick, East Wenatchee, Republic, Pasco, Ephrata, Okanogan, or Newport Washington. Travel between the Districts will be required.

This position will lead the programmatic activities of the Central Washington Public Utilities Unified Insurance Program Trust (CWPU UIP), to include coordination and the implementation of the health and wellness programs. The position will report directly to the UIP chair and work closely with trustees. The position will ensure compliant implementation and management of benefit plans, programs and procedures and will monitor changes in benefits laws or other benefit requirements in conjunction with brokers, carriers or other resources, and works closely with trustees to initiate changes.

Experience Required:


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Human Relations, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is required. Must possess a well-rounded knowledge of all HR processes and be experienced in many HR disciplines.



Typically requires five (5) years’ progressively responsible experience with a benefits consulting organization or in the management and administration of employee qualified and non-qualified benefits programs. Preferred experience working with self-funded plans.

How to Apply:

For further position details, minimum requirements and application information visit www/  The position is posted through the Benton PUD application system on behalf of Central Washington Public Utilities (CWPU) Unified Insurance Program Trust (UIP).

Posting End Date: March 30, 2018