Role: RETIREMENT COORDINATOR (A062C)
The Retirement Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and participating in member and retiree activities, member services counseling, member
records accounting, retiree services benefits, retiree services payroll, and administrative services reporting of the assigned retirement system. This
position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Supervises the work of subordinate professional and administrative staff by interviewing and recommending applicants for hire, providing policy
procedures and instructions, assigning and prioritizing work assignments, reviewing work performed, evaluating employee performance, and auditing
daily logs to ensure work functions are completed within specific timeframes. Oversees and may participate in counseling members and retirees by
reviewing records to determine benefits, determining and explaining type of service to be established, authorizing the purchase or repayment of service,
explaining death-in-service laws and reciprocal service, computing payments, benefits, or options available, and assisting members with applications.
Develops and recommends implementation of new or revised operational procedures to improve operational efficiency. Provides staff with guidance in
handling difficult or complex problems and in resolving escalated disputes. Interprets legislation and policy as it applies to specific retirement situations.
Completes and or reviews section year end closeout functions and coordinates with other sections as required. Coordinates and corresponds with Social
Security Administration to determine disability benefits. Participates in testing of new systems or system changes and special projects. Writes journal
vouchers, balances monthly reports against internal controls, prepares warrant cancellations, and reviews and approves annuity vouchers. Performs
other duties as assigned.