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Pension Specialist

The Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund Board (ATRF) is currently recruiting for Pension Specialists in our Member and Data Services areas.

As a Pension Specialist in Member Services you would be responsible for:

  • ensuring accurate and timely processing of all member transactions including retirement, termination, death, reciprocal transfers and service purchases
  • processing and peer reviewing benefit payments and other transactions
  • communicating with plan members and beneficiaries about their pension entitlements
  • assisting at Teachers' Convention by conducting individual pension interviews with plan members

As a Pension Specialist in Data Services, you would be responsible for:

  • training employers on the employer reporting software and reporting processes
  • ensuring timely reporting of employer data by fostering relationships
  • conducting quarterly and annual reconciliations of the employer data
  • database management for all members
  • assisting with the annual actuarial valuation process

Successful candidates for both roles will have a post-secondary diploma in business or benefits, plus three to five years of experience in pension administration. A Certified Employee Benefit Specialist designation or equivalent would be an asset. Candidates will have an interest in working directly with plan members and employers in a professional and highly regulated industry, with strong customer service and communication skills, respecting the need to maintain confidentiality. Being bilingual would be an asset. A strong aptitude for math, as well as analytical and problem solving skills plus the ability to identify inefficiencies with processes and recommend improvements are essential.

ATRF offers a competitive compensation package, a comprehensive benefits program and an excellent working environment. 

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to, Attention: Leslie McCallum, Human Resources Assistant.

ATRF thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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