Standard Employee Benefits
Health Insurance: Coverage is provided through the CalPERS Health program. Employees contribute 1.0% of salary toward the cost of their medical benefits. Under the Cafeteria Plan, employees will receive a flex dollar allowance to purchase healthcare coverage and qualifying voluntary products.
Dental and Vision: The District fully pays for coverage of the employee and eligible dependents.
Retirement: California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) benefit depends on whether the employee is a “new” member or a “classic” member under state law.
Classic member: Employee who is a member of PERS or reciprocal agency within six months of hire at ACWD. 2.5% @ 55 with 5.5% employee contribution. $5000 Retired Death Benefit, 3% Annual Cost-of-Living Allowance Increase, Post-Retirement Survivor Allowance to Continue After Remarriage, Pre-Retirement Death Benefits to Continue After Remarriage of Survivor, Additional Opportunity to Elect 1959 Survivor Benefits, 1959 Survivor Benefit Level 4, Unused Sick Leave Credit, Public Service Credit for Peace Corps, AmeriCorps VISTA, or AmeriCorps Service, Military Service Credit as Public Service, Final Compensation 1 Year, Post-Retirement Survivor Allowance, Prior Service.
New member: Employees hired after 12/31/12 that were not members of PERS or a reciprocal agency within the last six months of hire at ACWD. 2% @ 62 with 7% employee contribution. $5000 Retired Death Benefit, 1959 Survivor Benefit Level 4, 3% Annual Cost-of-Living Allowance Increase, Additional Opportunity to Elect 1959 Survivor Benefits, Final Compensation 3 Years, Military Service Credit as Public Service, Post-Retirement Survivor Allowance, Post-Retirement Survivor Allowance to Continue After Remarriage, Pre-Retirement Death Benefits to Continue After Remarriage of Survivor, Pre-Retirement Option 2W Death Benefit, Prior Service, Public Service Credit for Peace Corps, AmeriCorps VISTA, or AmeriCorps Service, Unused Sick Leave Credit.
Social Security/Medicare: The District does not participate in Social Security but provides a 1.45% matching Medicare contribution.
Retiree Health Benefits: Employees are provided contributions to a Retiree Health Savings Account towards their future retiree health benefits.
Life Insurance: The District provides you with Basic Life Insurance and Basic AD&D Insurance of one- and one-half times your annual salary to a maximum of $250,000. There is no cost to the employee for this insurance.
Long Term Disability: The District provides you with Long Term Disability Income Insurance of 66 2/3% of monthly earnings with a maximum monthly benefit of $15,000.
Short Term Disability: Coverage is provided through the District for employees working more than 20 hours per week at 66 2/3% of base weekly earnings for the first 12 weeks up to a weekly benefit maximum of $2,350.
Deferred Compensation: Optional deferred income plans allowing tax sheltering of current income and payment later as supplemental retirement income. The District matches up to $1,750 per year to the employee’s 401(a).
Vacation: 10 days first year, increasing to 25 days after 20 years
Holidays: 11 days per year
Sick Leave: 12 days per year
Management Leave: 96 hours of Management Leave per calendar year.
Vehicle Allowance: $600/month.
Employee Assistance Program: Up to 6 sessions for employees and family members for professional consultation and short-term counseling for personal problems.
Tuition Reimbursement: The District will reimburse 100% of the total tuition and textbook costs incurred in taking courses outside of normal working hours related to District employment up to an annual maximum of $5,250.
- Employment offers are normally made following the conduct of a reference check and are always contingent upon successful completion of a job-related pre-employment physical exam, which may include a drug screen, as well as a security background check. These exams are administered by the District at no cost to the applicant. All District employees are subject to the District’s drug and alcohol policies.
- Employment is made contingent upon verification of identity and legal right to work in the U.S.A. pursuant to federal law, and the signing of a loyalty oath pursuant to state law.
Note: The information contained in this announcement is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract