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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Health Insurance

Health Insurance is available to full-time employees who work a regular schedule of at least 40 hours per week. Three medical plans are available from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield: KeyAdvantage 250 (PPO), KeyAdvantage 500 (PPO), and a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). Dental coverage, vision coverage, and a prescription drug programs are included with each medical plan. The Health Insurance program is designed to protect employees and their families from the high cost of medical and dental care. Newly hired employees shall be eligible for coverage 30-days from their hire date.

Section 125 Benefits Plan & Flexible Spending Accounts

The Section 125 Benefits Plan allow employees to choose from a menu of qualified benefits with the cost of selected benefit(s) such as child or dependent care, medical expense reimbursements, and supplemental insurance, paid on a pre-tax basis. Permanent status employees are eligible for these benefits thirty days from their date of hire.

Supplemental Insurance

The Town of Culpeper offers payroll deductions for employees who voluntarily elect to participate in a cancer, disability, accident and/or supplemental life insurance policies with approved vendors.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

This employer-paid program provides confidential and professional short-term counseling and assistance for employees and members of their household on a wide range of personal problems, including alcoholism, drug abuse, emotional problems, marriage and family problems, financial, and legal problems. Employees and members of their household are eligible to participate in this program as of their date of hire.

Virginia Retirement System Pension

Full-time employees are eligible for this benefit provided through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS). VRS provides eligible members a retirement benefit for life, as well as offerings for survivor benefits. If a member becomes permanently disabled, disability retirement is available. Details of benefits offered by VRS, eligibility requirements and member responsibilities are described in further detail in the VRS Member Handbook.

Life Insurance

Full-time employees are eligible for this Employer paid benefit provided through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) via Minnesota Life Insurance. Members are covered under the group life insurance plan from their date of hire. Coverage is two times your annual salary for a natural death. Accidental death and dismemberment benefits are four times your annual salary. Employees may purchase additional life insurance coverage for themselves, spouse and dependent children.

Deferred Compensation Retirement Accounts

Town of Culpeper employees have access to 457(b) pre-tax retirement accounts. Employees are eligible to participate in these IRS-approved methods for deferring federal and state income taxes on savings until retirement. Participants have the opportunity to select and combine investments in order to carefully construct a supplemental retirement plan that most effectively protects and builds their retirement dollars. Employees are eligible to participate as of their date of hire.

Paid Leave

Town of Culpeper employees accrue both annual and sick leave on a monthly basis. The accrual rate is based on length of service.

Holidays

The Town observes 12 paid holidays for full-time employees.

Credit Union

Employees and members of their immediate families are eligible to participate in the Northern Piedmont Federal Credit Union. This provides members with the option of a payroll deduction method for saving money.

     540-829-8290         
   540-829-8295         
   400 S. Main St., Suite 300
          Culpeper VA 22701
 
Human Resources Director, Mary Brunner                       
Human Resources Generalist, Teresa Jenkins