Human Resources Employee Benefits
HEALTH AND WELFARE BENEFITS
The District offers a comprehensive benefits package to all eligible full-time employees and their eligible dependents. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, long-term care Insurance, an employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, and pre-paid legal services. All coverages begins on the first day of the month following the hire date (for example if you start February 23 your medical coverage begins March 1). All premiums for the employee and their eligible dependents are fully paid by the District.
Following is a general overview of the benefits provided to District employees. You can view additional detail by clicking on the titles that are underlined.
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Employees can choose between Blue Shield Access + HMO or Blue Shield PPO plans for themselves and their dependents.
Employees and their dependents receive comprehensive coverage through Delta Dental.
Employees and their dependents receive vision coverage through Vision Service Plan.
The District allows pre-tax deductions for health and dependent care expenses not covered by insurance plans.
Comprehensive legal services from experienced attorneys are available through the Hyatt Legal Plan.
The EAP is available for all employees and their families and provides free short-term counseling. Additional mental health benefits are available through medical insurance.
The District provides coverage for at least two times annual salary. Additional insurance for employees and their dependents is available at a flat rate. The District offers an option to purchase supplemental life insurance.
Base plan coverage and a voluntary coverage option are provided for most employees.
Employees who have been employed full-time by the District for ten years immediately preceding the date of retirement will continue to receive medical, dental and vision benefits for the retiree and eligible dependents until the the retiree reaches the age of Medicare eligibility (age 65).