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Notice of Special Meeting

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The Hampden County Regional Retirement Board Advisory Council will hold a Special Meeting of the Advisory Council on the following date:

 DATE:        Tuesday, January 25, 2022

TIME:         9:00 A.M.

PLACE:      Hampden County Regional Retirement Board Office

                     Agawam Corporate Center

                     67 Hunt Street – Suite 116

                    Agawam, Massachusetts 01001

 

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Topic: Advisory Council Meeting

Time: Jan 25, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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HAMPDEN COUNTY REGIONAL RETIREMENT BOARD

ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

MEETING DATE: TUESDAY JANUARY 25, 2022 @ 9:00 

 

AGENDA  ITEMS:

1. Minutes – Advisory Council to review and approve minutes of prior meeting held on November 22, 2021.

 

2. Members Election  – Advisory Council acting in its authority as the Election Board to approve the Notice of Election Memo and Timetable.

3. Members Representative Term – Advisory Council, acting in its authority as the Election Board to determine whether to set a new 3 year term for this election or have the new representative complete the current term which will end December 31, 2023.

 

4. New Business 

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 The Hampden County Regional Retirement Board will be closed on Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Job Opening

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Job Title: Senior Administrative Assistant

Department: Retirement

Location: 67 Hunt Street, Suite 116, Agawam, MA 01001

Hours: Full Time/Permanent 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Reports to: Executive Director of Retirement Board

Date: January 4, 2021

SUMMARY:

This is a responsible administrative position in helping to direct the activities of the Retirement System for retirees and members of the Retirement System.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

May include but not limited to:

  • Assist in the overall administration of the Retirement System
  • Maintain accurate individual and unit records for active and inactive

members of individual member units of the system

  • Retirement benefit calculations for members in the member units of the system 
  • Buyback and redeposit record research and calculations
  • Calculate for distribution of refunds for members accounts and transfers

of accounts to other retirement systems

  • Calculation of Federal withholding from refunds and interpretation of

guidelines pertaining to rollovers and eligible retirement plans

  • Assist with the administration of the monthly retiree payroll 
  • Preparation and updating of monthly spreadsheets for monthly payroll
  • Backup to Director and Assistant Director in maintaining office cashbooks, general ledger and\journal as they pertain to the financial conditions of the system
  • Retirement counseling for superannuation and disability retirees from the systems member units 
  • Reconcilement of office financial statements on a bimonthly basis
  • Verification, balancing and processing of membership schedule/account balances as they pertain to the completion of the systems annual statement
  • Typing and other clerical duties as they relate to the daily functioning of the office

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Interpretation of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 32 and relevant amended acts daily with regards to maintaining accuracy of information and benefit research and calculations for the members of the system

SALARY:

Salary to commensurate with experience

Please submit your letter of interest and resume via email to:

kmartin@hcrb.org

The deadline to submit is Wednesday, January 19, 2022 by 2:00 p.m.