Eligibility Specialist III (MSS)
TO VIEW CLASS SPECIFICATION AND APPLY
SAN BENITO COUNTY BENEFITS
Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits:
Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly.
Insurance Deductions: The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly, normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly.
Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit.
- 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year
- 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year
- 15 + years of service = 20 days per year
Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated.
Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off.
Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply.
Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate.
Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only.
Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family
Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D.
Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance.
Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees.
Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply.
Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit.
All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS.
New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security.
Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances.
Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000).
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members
Social Security (non-safety)
Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service
Sick Leave 15 Days Annually
457 Deferred Compensation
Flexible Spending Account
Employee Assistance Program
Group Life Insurance
Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D
Closing Date/Time: 11/14/2023 5:00 PM Pacific