Benefits for Full-Time Employees

Group Health Insurance

Provided through CIGNA.

County pays the majority of the employee's insurance and 60% of dependent cost. There is also a voluntary Wellness Program associated with the health insurance.

Dental Insurance

Provided through Ameritas and is voluntary.

Vision Insurance

Provided through Ameritas and is voluntary.

Section 125 - Cafeteria Plan

Provided through Admin America.

This program allows you to pay for:

  • Child/Dependent Care
  • Health, Disability and other eligible insurance premiums
  • Unreimbursed medical expenses with before tax dollars. Before tax dollars means untaxed salary dollars

Pension Plan

Provided through GEBCorp through the ACCG. The pension plan is 100% paid by the County. Employees become participants on Date of Hire and are vested after 10 years of employment.

Deferred Compensation

Plan Description
457(b)  This program helps qualified employees supplement their future retirement income by deferring compensation for retirement purposes on a pretax basis reducing your Federal and State taxes.
ROTH 457 This program helps qualified employees supplement their future retirement income by deferring compensation for retirement. Purpose on an after-tax basis with the opportunity of withdrawals being tax free.
401a With participation in the Deferred Compensation plan, the county has a matching 401 a plan. The County will match 25% of your contribution up to 6% of your annual salary.      

Life Insurance 

Provided through Unum. Life insurance is 100% paid by the County.

The amount of coverage is twice the annual salary with $10,000 minimum and $60,000 maximum.

Long-Term Disability 

Provided through Unum. Long-Term Disability is 100% paid by the County.

Paid Holidays

  • Birthday
  • Christmas Day 
  • Christmas Eve
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Martin Luther King's Birthday
  • Memorial Day
  • New Year's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day / Friday After Thanksgiving

Personal Leave 

Full-time employees shall be entitled to earn and accrue personal leave. An employee must complete six (6) months of continuous service before being eligible to take accrued personal leave.

Personal Leave Accrued As Follows

Years of Service
Hours Accrued / Month
Days / Annually
0 – 5 6.67 10 days
6 – 10 10 15 days
Over 10 12 18 days

Sick Leave 

All permanent full-time employees shall earn sick leave with pay at the rate of one day/8 hours each calendar month of service.

Employee Assistance Program

A counseling service that is available to you confidential and free.

All employees that are not elected or appointed are paid biweekly, 26 weeks a year whether you are paid salary or hourly. Pay calendar included in new-hire packet.

If you have any questions, please call the Human Resources Office at 706 769-3938.