Employee Benefits

Retirement plan



The County participates in the Federal Social Security system and in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

Non-Safety Pepra Employees

: New Non-Safety Pepra employee members are enrolled in the 2% at age 62 formula for computing retirement benefits, in compliance with the provisions of Government Code Section 7522.

Non-Safety Classic Employees

: New Classic Non-Safety employee members are enrolled in the 2.7% at age 55 formula for computing retirement benefits and contribute 8% of their gross pay towards their retirement.

Safety Pepra Employees

: New safety employee members are enrolled in the 2.7% at age 57 formula for computing retirement benefits, in compliance with the provisions of Government Code Section 7522.

Safety Classic Employees

: New Classic Safety employee members are enrolled in the 3.0% at age 55 formula for computing retirement benefits and contribute 9% of their gross pay towards their retirement.

Life insurance:

The county provides $50,000 term life insurance policy for permanent employees.

Medical plan:

The county contributes $1,020.00 per month toward medical, dental and vision coverage.

County Employee Health Insurance Plans




Employee Assistance Plan

Optional benefits:

The county also has employee-paid options available: two deferred compensation plans, cancer and intensive care insurance.

Note:

For permanent part-time employees who work a minimum of 50% time, the county contributes a prorated share of the benefits.