Health Insurance: Cabarrus County pays the full cost of each full-time employee's health insurance through the CIGNA Network plan. Employees may purchase additional health insurance coverage for dependents and/or may elect to enroll in the CIGNA POS plan.
Dental Insurance: An optional dental plan is available to employees and families to provide preventative, basic and major dental services.
Vision Insurance: Cabarrus County provides an annual vision examination through Community Eye Care and also offers an optional plan for annual eye ware purchases.
Time Off Benefits: Cabarrus County offers 10 annual paid holidays and vacation and sick leave pay based on length of service. Cabarrus County provides Family, Medical and Military leave in compliance with federal requirements.
Retirement: Regular employees working 20 or more hours per week become a part of the Local Government Retirement System administered by the state. The County and employees contribute to the employee's retirement account. All full-time and some part-time employees also are part of the County's 401K plan. The County contributes 5% of gross wages with the option for employees to make additional contributions. Employees may choose to participate in a Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan.
Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance: The County provides a coverage amount of $20,000 for each full-time employee. Additional term life insurance and dependent life insurance may be purchased.
Employee Assistance Program: Confidential counseling is available through United Family Services for employees and their families. This program provides free, confidential counseling for employees and their families to help individuals better manage personal issues such as stress, marital and financial problems and drug or alcohol dependency.
Wellness: Cabarrus County offers a comprehensive Wellness program including:
- Employee Health Clinic
- Workout Rooms
- Exercise Classes - free or low-cost
- Annual Health Screenings
- Wellness/Benefits Fairs
- Health Coaching - by trained professionals
- Educational Opportunities - nutrition, fitness, stress management & lifestyle topics
Other Benefits: Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care, tuition reimbursement, and group accident, cancer, short-term disability plans. Employees may become members of the State Employees Credit Union. Employee discounts include gym memberships and local area merchants and recreational events.