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Would you like to know what benefits you are eligible for? Human Resources has created the table below to do just that. Here you can view what benefits an employee is eligible for, what they receive and when they are eligible. If you have any questions regarding the information posted here please contact Human Resources.

Use the links below to find the benefits information you are interested in. To return to these links simply click the top link under each benefit title.

 

                                                                                             Paid Leave

Regular

 Full Time

Regular

Part Time

Temporary

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Holidays

Eleven (11) paid holidays as follows:  New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday After Thanksgiving Day, 2 holidays in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Immediately

Immediately

Not Eligible

Vacation

 

Regular, Full Time

Year

# Weeks

Accrual Rate

1st Day – Year 2

2 weeks

Up to 3.08 hrs/pay period

Year 3 – Year 6

3 weeks

Up to 4.62 hrs/pay period

Year 7 – Year 20

4 weeks

Up to 6.15 hrs/pay period

21st Year and beyond

5 weeks

Up to 7.69 hrs/pay period

 

 

Regular, Part Time

Year

Accrual Rate

1st Day – Year 2

.0385 hrs/per hour worked

Year 3 – Year 6

.05775 hrs/per hour worked

Year 7 – Year 20

.0769 hrs/per hour worked

21st Year and beyond

.0961 hrs/per hour worked

 

As Accrued

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As Accrued

Not Eligible

Personal Leave

Regular, Full Time:  Two days (16 hours) upon hire and every January 1st thereafter.

Regular, Part Time:  Personal Leave is provided on a pro-rated basis at time of hire; allotment is based on bi-weekly scheduled hours and is given every January 1st thereafter.

Immediately

Immediately

Not Eligible

Sick Leave

Regular, Full Time:  Employee is eligible to receive 12 paid sick days per year accrued at 3.69 hours per pay period. 

Regular, Part Time: Employee is eligible to receive paid sick time accrued at .0462 hours per hour worked.

As Accrued

 

As Accrued

 

Not Eligible

 

Attendance Incentive

First three unused sick leave days may be converted to vacation.        Conversion:  0 days used = 3 vacation days;  < 1 day used = 2 vacation days; <2 days used = 1 vacation day 

Must be employed 12 months as of 12/31

Must be employed 12 months as of 12/31

Not Eligible

Bereavement Leave

For death of immediate family. 

In State:  Up to three days leave

Out of State:  Up to five days leave

Immediately

Immediately

Not  Eligible

Jury Duty

Paid leave for jury duty

Immediately

 

Immediately

Not Eligible

                                                                                    Insurance Coverage

Regular

Full Time

Regular

Part Time

Temporary

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Health

Qualifiers must be met to be enrolled in either the Select or Premium plan; no qualifiers for the Basic plan.  Rates for single and family coverage are tiered based on earnings.

1st of the month following the date of employment.

1st of the month following date of employment; PT Employees are responsible for entire premium.

Employees may be eligible depending on assignment.

Dental

Choice between Basic or Select Options.  Rates are tiered for employee, employee plus one, or family coverage.

1st of the month following the date of employment.

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Vision Coverage

This is a discount program open to all employees and their families, if applicable.

1st of the month following the date of employment.

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Life Insurance

FREE policy equal to approximately two times annual salary.

1st of the month following the date of employment. 

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Supplemental Insurance

Employee may purchase additional life, accidental death and dismemberment, spouse and child life.

60 day waiting period; after 60 day waiting period has concluded will be effective the 1st of the following month.

60 day waiting period; after 60 day waiting period has concluded will be effective the 1st of the following month.

Not Eligible

Short Term Disability Insurance Coverage

 

40% payment of benefits due to short term illness (six months or less). 

66.67% payment of benefits due to short term illness (six months or less); employee pays nominal fee for higher benefit.

1st of the month following the date of employment.

 Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Long  Term Disability Insurance Coverage 

40% payment of benefits due to long term illness. 

66.67% payment of benefits due to long term illness; employee pays nominal fee for higher benefit.

1st of the month following the date of employment.

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Sick Leave Bank

 

 

 

Eligible members may receive sick leave bank hours to supplement short term disability benefits for up to 3 months during any twelve month rolling period.

Eligible to contribute after six (6) months of employment; eligible to use after additional six month enrollment.

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Medical Flexible Spending Account

 

 

Eligible employees may contribute up to $2,600 on a pre-tax basis for reimbursement of uncovered medical costs (ex., copayment, deductible, ineligible expenses).

1st of the month following the date of employment.

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Eligible employees may contribute up to $5,000.00 on a pre-tax basis for reimbursement of dependent care expenses.

1st of the month following the date of employment.

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

                                  Savings, Retirement, Banking and Other Benefits

Regular

Full Time

Regular

Part Time

Temporary

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Retirement

Eligible employees are enrolled in the Florida Retirement System (FRS).  As an employer, the County contributes to this plan on behalf of the employee.  In addition, the employee must contribute three percent (3%) of gross pay to FRS.  There are two plans offered by FRS; Defined Pension Plan and the Investment Plan.

Vesting schedule varies.  See website at www.myfrs.com

Vesting schedule varies.  See website at www.myfrs.com

Vesting schedule varies.  See website at www.myfrs.com 

Deferred Compensation

Tax deferred savings plan available for retirement purposes.  Employee contributes own pre-tax earnings toward plan, with partial limited employer matching available at certain salary levels.

Immediately

Immediately

 Not Eligible

Roth 457 Plan

After tax deferral retirement account is available through 457 plan providers.

Immediately

Immediately

Not Eligible 

U.S. Savings Bonds

You may choose to establish an account through www.TreasuryDirect.gov and then designate an amount you would regularly like to direct deposit into that account from your paycheck.

Immediately

Immediately

Immediately

Credit Union  

 

Banking services including checking and savings loans available per credit union policy.

Immediately

Immediately

Immediately

Wellness Program

No cost Wellness physicals and screening exams performed for eligible employees.

Immediately

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Commuter Services

Carpooling, vanpooling, transit or commute alternatives through Commuter Services program.  www.commuterservicesFL.com

Immediately 

 

Immediately 

Immediately

Uniforms

Provided free to those required to wear them.

Immediately 

Immediately

Immediately

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

FREE confidential counseling and referral service for employees and families.

Immediately

Immediately

Immediately

Employee Discounts

Various discounts available for all county employees.

Immediately

Immediately

Immediately

                        Education

Regular

Full Time

Regular

Part Time

Temporary

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Tuition Assistance

100% reimbursement of tuition expenses at the state rate, up to a maximum of six (6) credit hours per semester.  Must be part of an approved degree program, related to current job, and student must receive passing grades.

After six months of employment.

After six months of employment and regularly work at least 30 hours per week.

Not Eligible