Job Opportunity

Retirement Member Services Manager – Benefit Services Option
San Diego County

Date Posted:

February 13, 2013


$78,478.40 – $106,225.60
This position also offers an excellent benefits package of:
• Employee wellness programs
• Flexible plans for medical, dental, and vision insurance
• Paid leave programs (vacation and sick leave)
• Eleven (11) paid holidays
• Defined benefit pension plan
• Retirement and savings plans
• In-house training opportunities


The San Diego County Employees Retirement Association (SDCERA), an award-winning public pension plan administrator serving more than 37,000 members, is currently recruiting for a Retirement Benefits Manager (official title is Retirement Member Services Manager – Benefit Services Option). The Retirement Benefits Manager supervises and oversees the maintenance of demographic records and financial accounts for more than 21,000 active and deferred SDCERA members and ensures that County and SDCERA policies, State statutes and Internal Revenue Code are followed in the processing of new hires, terminations, refunds, active payroll, retirement estimates, reciprocity, service credit purchases, and death benefits.  SDCERA seeks candidates with public agency or pension experience and who are results-oriented. The ideal candidate will exhibit a record as a strong manager and be a catalyst to accelerate knowledge and skills of employees as well as engage employees to accomplish common goals.


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in business administration, finance, economics, accounting, or other closely related field, AND, five (5) years of professional level benefits, health, or pension administration experience, two (2) years of which must have included management responsibilities.
Attachments: For your education to be considered, you must attach a copy of your degree, transcripts, diploma, and/or foreign equivalency report to your application. Required attachments submitted on or after February 29, 2008 do not need to be resubmitted. Please submit only the documents required. Additional documentation such as awards, letters of recommendation, unsolicited certifications, etc. will not be added to your application file.

How To Apply:

To APPLY, use the County’s URL: and search for “Retirement Member Services Manager – Benefit Services Option.”
For more information about SDCERA, go to

Final Deadline:

February 25, 2013 at 11:59 p.m.

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