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Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23510

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern is one of the nation's premier transportation companies specializing in freight railroading. We operate approximately 21,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serve every major container port in the eastern United States, and provide efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern has the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal and industrial products.

We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Requisition ID : 12080 

Job Description

This position will be located in Norfolk, VA until the summer of 2021 when it will permanently be relocated to Atlanta, GA. Candidates must be willing to work in Norfolk and relocate to Atlanta in the summer of 2021.

Primary Purpose:
Manages and administers benefit programs sponsored by Norfolk Southern and subsidiary companies.

Principal Duties:
 - Manages implementation and administration of benefits programs.
 - Interacts with program participants, lawyers, actuaries, auditors, and outside vendors.
 - Supervises employees who handle day-to-day functions including problem resolution, reporting, and other employee benefits related duties.
 - Manages third-party benefits administrators.
 - Ensures departmental compliance with Employee Retirement and Income Security Act (ERISA), the Railroad Retirement Act, Pension Protection Act, and the Internal Revenue Code.
 - Manages preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to inform employees of benefits programs.
 - Analyzes existing benefits policies of organization, and prevailing practices among similar organizations to recommend competitive benefits programs.

Job Related Experience:
   Minimum Level:  3-5 years
   Preferred Level:  6-10 years

   Preferred Level:  Bachelor's Degree (BS)
   Preferred Majors:  Business - Human Resource Development

Licenses / Certifications:
   Required:  None listed
   Preferred:  Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS)

Technical Skills:
 - SAP
- MS Word
- MS Powerpoint/Presentations
 - MS Outlook
 - MS Excel/Spreadsheets

Skills and Abilities:
 - People Development
 - Communication Skills
 - Planning and Organizing
 - Decision Making
 - Management


Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: No

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,


Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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