Benefits

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained herein may be modified and/or revoked without notice.

Vacation Leave
Upon satisfactory completion of 6 months employment (commencing with the adjusted hire date) employees receive six 8 hour days of vacation leave. Vacation accrues at a rate of 8 hours per each completed month of service initially, up to a maximum of 16 hours per each completed month of service.

Sick Leave
Employees accrue sick leave at the rate of 8 hours per completed month of service up to a maximum of 1440 hours.

Holidays


Klickitat County employees enjoy 11 paid holidays, 10 designated and 1 floating holiday.

Medical Coverage

Klickitat County joined PEBB and as a result offers two excellent choices for medical plans. Includes prescription drug coverage for employees and their dependents. The County provides 100% of the employee premium and premiums for dependents at 82% to 89%.

Dental Coverage
Our dental program offers three dental plans to include orthodontic coverage for employees and dependents. The County provides 100% of the employee premium.

Vision Coverage
Our vision coverage provides for exams and hardware for employees and dependents.

Life Insurance
$25,000 plus 5,000 accidental County paid life insurance for all employees. Additional life insurance is available at the employee's expense.

Retirement
Klickitat County employees participate in the Washington State Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Employees and the County contribute to the plan.

Social Security & Industrial Insurance
Employees are covered by Social Security and the State Industrial Insurance Act.

In Addition


Klickitat County offers its employees a flexible Spending Account, two Deferred Compensation Programs, a variety of on-going training programs, Long Term Disability Insurance, and AFLAC coverage through payroll deduction.

Part-time Employees


Part-time employees receive pro-rated benefits.