Benefits

The District takes great pride in attracting and maintaining a high-quality workforce in order to ensure that we provide world class public service. Part of the retention program includes a comprehensive benefits package for employees and providing a safe and secure work environment by offering the following Risk Management and Safety services: 

  • Comprehensive safety training program
  • Managing adherence and compliance with state safety mandates as well as the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Manages the general, auto, and property liability insurance for the District
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  1. Retirement
  2. Health Benefits
  3. Paid Leave
  4. Additional Benefits

The District contracts with CalPERS to provide retirement benefits and does not participate in the Social Security program.

Classic Employees

Eligible employees hired by a CalPERS or reciprocal agency prior to January 1, 2013 will receive the 2.7% at 55 retirement formula (employee contribution of 2% of annual salary).

New Members

New members hired on or after January 1, 2013 will be contracted under the 2% at 62 retirement formula.

457(b) Plan - Deferred Compensation

A 457(b) plan is available to all employees, but enrollment is voluntary. Participating employees are eligible for the following district match toward their 457 (b) contribution: A 457 (b) plan is available to all employees, but enrollment is voluntary. Participating employees are eligible for the following District match toward their 457 (b) contribution:

  • Executive and senior management - $175 / month
  • Management - $150 / month
  • Professional / Supervisory and General / Confidential employees - $125.00 / month
  • Hourly Employees (EVWDEP Represented) - $75.00 / month