LOA ADA Specialist Hybrid

Date: Feb 24, 2024

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

This position is responsible for administering leave of absence and disability accommodation programs and policies for all Dart employees. Dart employees enjoy a hybrid schedule working in the Mason, MI office 3 days per week with 2 days at home.


LOA-ADA Specialist (Focused on Claim Administration)

  • Administer Leave of Absence and ADA accommodations which include accurately interpreting and applying State, Federal and Municipal/Provincial leave laws in the United States and Canada, including but not limited to FMLA, USERRA, ADA and Dart policies to resolve issues
  • Process and ensure accurate eligibility decisions by reviewing established guidelines and escalate non-routine decisions
  • Facilitate communication and understanding between employee, plant and vendor
  • Communicate changes in return to work dates, leave status, etc. with the appropriate staff and assist with any questions or explanations
  • Provide consultation and information to business partners to resolve inquiries
  • Lead the "Interactive Process" documenting the steps taken and ensuring the correct people are involved resulting in a determination on all accommodation requests
  • Create and deliver trainings and presentations, both internally and externally, to educate and communicate the Leave of Absence, Disability and Accommodation Programs


Core Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience with leave of absence, disability, and accommodations. A combination of education and experience will also be considered.
  • Extensive knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to leave of absence, FMLA, ADA, and USERRA.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related processes to internal and external customers or to persuade/influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams, and to explain (technical, financial, etc) issues.
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create basic reports, documents, and spreadsheets in MS Word and MS Excel
  • SHRM, CPDM or CLMS certification, preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time domestically


Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.