Payroll and Benefits Specialist (Administration, Grants Pass)

Date: August 15, 2019

Kairos is hiring a Payroll and Benefits Specialist in Grants Pass. The Payroll and Benefits Specialist is responsible for semi-monthly payroll for all staff and assisting with the administration of all benefits and retirement programs, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and 403(b) plan.

Kairos is a non-profit, multi-service mental health agency that provides a comprehensive array of services and support to children, adolescents, young adults, and families struggling with trauma and other mental and behavioral issues.  Known state-wide and nationally for innovation, quality, and accountability in its provision of services, Kairos is committed to continuous learning and grounding of evidence based treatment models and emerging best practices in mental health through partnerships and training opportunities with leaders in the mental health field. Over its 39 years it has grown in scope and now operates out of five counties. Kairos is licensed by the Oregon Department of Human Services and is certified by the Oregon Health Authority, and has been accredited by The Joint Commission since 1984.

Qualified Candidates will have an associate’s degree and 2 years of related HR/Fiscal experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants must possess basic accounting knowledge and have an understanding of personnel records management. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and ability to use accounting software required. Knowledge of non-profit business practices and employment laws preferred. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions as well as possess strong communication skills. Applicants will also need to have the ability to pass a background check and a Medicaid fraud check. Qualified candidates are required to have a valid driver's license with a minimum of 3 years driving experience and hold a safe driving record.

This is a full-time position, working 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday. Depending on the candidate’s experience, compensation ranges from $17.51-$24.30 Hourly. In addition, all full-time employees with Kairos are eligible to participate in a number of agency-sponsored benefits.  Kairos offers a comprehensive employee benefits program, including: up to 96 hours of paid time off per year, up to 40 hours of sick leave per year, 6 paid holidays per year (after 90 days of employment), health, dental, and vision (on the first of the month after 30 days of employment), life/ AD&D Insurance ($20,000 for employee and $2,000 for spouse and dependents), 401K Retirement (up to 3% employer matching and additional 3% contribution from employer after 1 year), and an employee assistance program (EAP) applicable to all members of employee’s household.

Kairos requires all applicants to complete an employment application to be considered for any open positions. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates who are meet minimum qualifications and are selected for an interview will be contacted.


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