Valley County Benefits at a Glance

Benefit Eligibility Category Description

PERSI

Any employee working 20 hours or more per week Retirement State Mandated Plan: Employees contribute 6.79% of salary (Sheriff and Jail departments contribute 8.36% of salary). Valley County contributes 11.32% of salary (Sheriff and Jail departments contribution is 11.66% of salary)

You become a PERSI member when you go to work in an eligible position with a PERSI employer. When you earn 60 months of service credit you will be vested to receive a lifetime benefit at retirement. The 60-month vesting period (5 months for elected and some appointed officials) does not have to be with the same PERSI employer.

Choice 401(K) Optional retirement plan where you can put money away for retirement prior to paying Federal and State taxes. You choose where you want your money invested from a list of PERSI chosen investments 100% vested in the money in your fund.

Nationwide 457 Deferred Compensation Plan

All full time employees (35 or more hours per week) In conjunction with PERSI, it is an optional retirement plan where you can put money aside for retirement.

You choose where money is invested. 100% vested in your contributions.

Gem Plan

All full time employees (30 or more hours per week) Medical Insurance

Medical Insurance Detailed

Administered through Blue Cross of Idaho. $500 deductible. 500$ wellness benefit. No Co-pay after deductible is met.

Prescription Benefit: $10 co-pay for generic $30 co pay for Formulary. $50 co-pay for non-formulary.

Monthly Medical Insurance Premiums Employee only: $ 0.00
Employee + spouse: $275.15
Employee + 1 child: $ 55.29
Employee + 2 or more children: $231.66
Family with 1 child: $310.65
Family with 2 child: $463.30
All full time employees (30 or more hours per week) Dental Insurance Administered through Blue Cross of Idaho Preventative care is paid 100%, basic services paid at 80%, and major dental services paid at 50%. $1,000 lifetime orthodontic benefit for children under 19.

$1,250 per participant annual maximum.

Monthly Dental Insurance Premiums Employee only: $ 0.00
Employee + spouse: $16.43
Employee + 1 child: $16.43
Employee + 2 or more children: $34.14
Family with 1 child: $32.87
Family with 2 child: $34.14
All full time employees (30 or more hours per week) Vision Insurance Administered by Vision Service Plan. $0 for eye exam. $25$ co-pay on frame and lenses at participating providers yup to allowance.

See Gem Plan Booklet for specific details.

Monthly Vision Insurance Premiums Employee only: $0.00
Employee + spouse: $3.78
Employee + 1 child: $3.78
Employee + 2 or more children: $3.99
Family with 1 child: $7.56
Family with 2 child: $7.77
All full time employees (35 or more hours per week) Life Insurance $10,000 Policy that includes accident and a seat belt rider.

Valley County pays 100% of the Premium

Idaho NCPERS Plan

All full time employees (35 or more hours per week) Offered through NCPERS. Provides Voluntary Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, and Dependent Term Life.

Colonial Life Supplemental Products

 

All full time employees (35 or more hours per week) Colonial provides voluntary life, accident, cancer, disability, life, critical illness, and hospital confinement insurance.

AFLAC

All full time employees (35 or more hours per week) AFLAC provides voluntary life, accident, cancer, disability, life critical illness, and hospital confinement insurance.
Flexible Spending Accounts

All full time employees (30 or more hours per week) Administered through PrimePay. Allows you to set aside money pre-tax for medical or dependent care expenses. It is great for things such as eye glasses, contact lenses, health deductibles, and dental.

Employee Assistance Program

All full time employees (35 or more hours per week) Administered through Rocky Mountain EAP. Helps employees by offering referrals for things such as family caregiving, convenience services, legal and financial services. In addition, Rocky Mountain EAP provides Counseling when life is getting the best of you.

Vacation

All full time employees (35 or more hours per week) 0 – 5 years 2 weeks per year
6 – 10 years 2.5 weeks per year
11 – 15 years 3 weeks per year
Over 15 years 4 weeks per year

Sick

All full time employees (35 or more hours per week) Accrued at 8 hours per month, with a maximum of 720 hours.

Holiday Pay

All full time employees (35 or more hours per week) New Years, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Bereavement

All full time employees (35 or more hours per week) 40 Hours