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Employee Benefits - At A Glance

 

VACATION LEAVE SCHEDULE

Full-Time Regular Employee Accrual Rate

Length of Service Vacation Accrual Rate Maximum Accumulation
1 - 48 months 8 hours per month 240 hours
49 - 108 months 10 hours per month 240 hours
109 – 168 months 12 hours per month 240 hours
169 – 228 months 14 hours per month 240 hours
229 months & over 16 hours per month 240 hours
 

 

Part-Time Regular Employee Accrual Rate

Accrued in accordance with the schedule above; however, shall be proportionate to the number of regularly scheduled hours.

 

SICK LEAVE

Full-Time Regular Employee Accrual Rate

Sick leave benefits are provided to full-time regular employees at the rate of one day (8 hours) per month of full-time employment.

 

Part-Time Regular Employee Accrual Rate

Part-time regular employees accrue sick leave in proportion to their regularly scheduled hours. (Example: An employee regularly scheduled 20 hours per week would accrue 4 hours per month.)

 

PAID HOLIDAYS

 

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr./Human Rights Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans' Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
  • Personal Holiday

 

 

PERSI RETIREMENT

Offered through the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho. Employee contribution rates are currently 7.16% - 8.81% of the gross wages, and employer contribution rates are 11.94% - 12.28%. (See PERSI link for additional info.)

 

DEFFERED COMPENSATION & ANNUNITY PLANS

Employees may participate in a number of investment and tax deferred savings plans with companies including: Voya (formerly ING), Nationwide Retirement and PERSI 401K.

 

HEALTH INSURANCE

The County pays the premium costs for eligible employees to receive the benefit of medical, vision and dental insurance. Blue Cross of Idaho provides our medical and vision insurance; dental is provided by Delta Dental.  The employee may purchase additional insurance for spouse and dependents. The County will pay for 50% of the dependents’ medical/dental/vision coverage.

Blue Cross Medical Benefits Summary
Blue Cross Vision Benefits Summary
Delta Dental General Benefit Plan Summary

 

LIFE INSURANCE

The County pays the premium for eligible employees to receive the benefit of a $15,000 life insurance policy and a $1,000 life insurance policy on each employee’s spouse and dependents. This plan is offered through Life Map Insurance Company.   Additional life, disability, accidental death and dismemberment insurance can be purchased by the employee through Colonial Life or NCPERS Life.

 

CANCER INSURANCE

The County pays the premium costs for eligible employees to receive the benefit of a cancer insurance plan. Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company provides the cancer insurance coverage. Employees may purchase additional insurance coverage.

 

HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT & MEDICAL/DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS

The County supports a medical reimbursement program (HRA-VEBA) which pays out-of-pocket medical expenses up to $600 per year for eligible employees. Employees are responsible to submit claims and supporting documents to receive reimbursements. Employees receiving 50% of dependent medical premium cost from the County are not eligible to receive this benefit.

 

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)

A confidential counseling program is available at no cost to the employee. This counseling service is available to the employee or any of the employee’s dependents and is provided through BPA Health.

 

WELLNESS PROGRAMS

The County supports ongoing employee wellness events and programs. Some of these include our annual Flu Vaccination Clinic, the Health & Wellness Fair, Walking for Wellness Program and other employee wellness contests.

 

OPTIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Service Employees International Union. Discounts with various cell phone companies.

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NEZ PERCE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
AND ACCORDS PREFERENCE TO QUALIFYING VETERANS.


Personnel


HR Coordinator
Charla Hall

E-mail Charla

Location

Office Location
Brammer Building
1225 Idaho Street
Lewiston, ID 83501

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 896
Lewiston, ID 83501

Contact Us

Phone
208-799-3198 or
208-799-3090

Fax
208-799-3149

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday
7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM to Noon

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