Retirement Officer

Provide info and advice concerning state-administered retirement program.
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Salary Range
$29,000 – $93,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Retirement Officers do?

Provides information and advice concerning provisions and regulations of state-administered retirement program for public employees: Explains retirement annuity system to personnel officers of local or state governmental entities covered by system, utilizing knowledge of rules and policies of retirement plan. Explains retirement policies and regulations of retirement board to covered employee groups, utilizing knowledge of annuity payments, procedure manuals, and official interpretations. Audits retirement accounts and examines records of employing entities to ensure compliance with prescribed standards and regulations. Attends and addresses conferences and other meetings of employees concerned, as representative of retirement board.

Should I be a Retirement Officer?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Employment Officer, Job Placement Officer, Morale Officer, Placement Officer, Planned Giving Officer See More

    How to become a Retirement Officer

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