We offer the services you need to take care of your health, family, career and future. Have questions? Contact Human Resources at 619-466-0585.
PAID TIME OFF
We combine vacation and sick leave accruals into one pool called Paid Time Off (PTO). Accrual starts at 24 days per year and increases after 5 years of service and beyond.
12 paid holidays per year, including 2 floating.
We offer a choice of Delta Dental PPO or DeltaCare HMO. We pay 100% of employee and 50% of dependent premiums.
We provide a vision plan through VSP and pay 100% of the premium for employees and dependents.
We offer a choice of Kaiser HMO, Anthem Blue Cross HMO, or Anthem Blue Cross PPO. We pay 100% of the premium for employees and dependents enrolled in the Kaiser plan. Employees enrolled in the Anthem Blue Cross plans contribute $50 per month for dependent coverage.
Employees may be reimbursed up to $2,746 annually for qualifying coursework.
The District contracts with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) with the retirement formula of 2% @ 62 for new members and 2.5% @ 55 for existing “classic” members. New members pay 5.5% and classic members pay 8% to CalPERS. The definition of “classic” or “new” is determined by CalPERS in accordance with predetermined criteria. For employees who meet the membership qualifications, membership in the CalPERS system is required. The District is also a Social Security participant.
The employee may participate in an optional 457 deferred compensation plan to set aside additional retirement income. We match $500 per calendar year in a 401a plan.
LONG TERM DISABILITY
Employee contributes 1/10th of 1% of salary towards LTD premium. This benefit pays 2/3 of salary, up to $10,000/month, should employee become disabled for an extended period of time. We do not participate in the State Disability Insurance (SDI) Program.
Life insurance is 100% paid by Helix. Term life of 20 times the monthly salary to a maximum of $200,000, with additional Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Personal, financial and legal counseling available to employees and their dependents.
Provided by the District at all work sites.
Gifts and recognition at each five-year interval.
All benefits subject to modification
Setting standards of excellence in public service.
We are responsible for the safety, quality and reliability of the drinking water for over 273,000 people in San Diego's East County.
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