What kind of benefits do County employees receive?

Once an applicant is hired as a probationary employee for a position with the County working at least 50%, the following benefits are available on the first day of the month following  the hire date of employment (assuming all necessary forms are completed).

  • CalPERS' suite of health insurance programs, including Blue Shield HMO plans, Blue Cross PPO plans,  Kaiser (for very limited residence addresses only), and specialty plans for peace officers
  • Dental Insurance through Delta Dental PPO Plan for the employee and family
  • Vision Insurance through VSP for employee and family
  • Voluntary contributions to pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Basic and voluntary life insurance through Colonial Life Insurance Company for the employee and family
  • CalPERS defined benefit retirement plan for the employee
  • Employee Assistance Plan through Managed Health Network for employee and family
  • Choice deferred compensation plan (457 plan) through Nationwide
  • If an applicant is hired as a temporary, or hourly, employee, the applicant may be eligible to receive certain benefits

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3. I have applied for a job but haven't heard anything. What does this mean?
4. How much do County jobs pay?
5. What kind of benefits do County employees receive?
6. What rules or policies apply to most employees?
7. Are there bargaining groups at the County?
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