Employee Benefits

Employees can make changes outside of the open enrollment period under a Qualifying Life Event (QLE) within 60 days of the event.  QLEs include, but are not limited to:
  • Birth or adoption of a child
  • Gain or loss of other healthcare coverage
  • Marriage
  • Divorce
Employees can submit QLE requests and applicable supporting documentation through the City's Employee Self Service ESS Platform Employee Self Service.

Medical Benefits

The City offers five medical plan options:  

Note for Operating Engineers Local #3 (OE3) - Other benefit plans may be available to this bargaining unit only.

To learn more, please contact us at (209) 937-8233 or email us at

Dental Benefits

The City offers two dental plans through Delta Dental:

Vision Benefits

The City offers one vision plan through Vision Service Plan (VSP).

Employee Assistance Program

The City offers an Employee Assistance Program through SimpleEAP for employees and family members experiencing emotional or family problems, legal/financial difficulty, and/or struggling with substance abuse issues. Confidential short-term counseling, coaching, work-life benefits & in-the-moment support 24/7/365 when you call 888-425-4800.

Life Insurance / Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)

Employees are also provided life insurance through Lincoln National Life Insurance Company with life insurance benefits of $50,000 for each employee. For some employee bargaining units, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) benefit is provided.

City Paid Life Insurance Benefit Summary
City Paid Basic Life and AD&D

Miscellaneous employees are provided with long term disability insurance coverage. The benefits of this plan for each disability is approximately 66 2/3% of salary up to the maximum salary replacement amount.  

City Paid Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance Coverage

Section 125 Plans

The City offers the IRS Section 125 plans Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts including commuter accounts, such as Parking and Transit. Accounts are administered by the P&A Group. These benefits allow for pre-tax payroll deductions for:

Voluntary Products

The City offers the following voluntary insurance products through MetLife:

The City offers the following voluntary insurance products through Lincoln National Life Insurance Company:

Employee Self-Service

Employee Self-Service (ESS) gives employees the convenience of on-demand access to their payroll records, demographic, and benefit information in one place.  To log on to the ESS portal, please click on the link below.

Last Update : 05/08/2024, 2:41:34 PM