General Information

The following benefits information is for all regular and term employees. This summary is furnished as general information only and is not intended as a complete description of benefits and exclusions listed in separate pamphlets.

Medical Insurance

  • High Option and Low Option PPO Copay Plans and a Consumer Driven Health Plan coupled with a Health Savings Account, all with Cigna Provider Network
  • Employee and dependent premiums based on hours worked

Dental Insurance

  • Dental PPO with Cigna Provider Network
  • Employee and dependent premiums based on hours worked

Basic Life Insurance

  • Provides one and one-half times annual salary to $300,000
  • County pays 75% of the premium

Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Provides additional coverage for employee and spouse or domestic partner from $10,000 to $300,000 and children from $2,000 to $10,000
  • Employee pays total premium

Short Term Disability

  • Provides a tax-free 60% weekly benefit payment up to a stated maximum after all accrued leave is exhausted for non-occupational illness or injury if approved.
  • No cost to employee

Long Term Disability

  • Provides a tax-free 50% monthly benefit payment up to a stated maximum if approved.
  • Must work a minimum of 30 hours per week to be eligible
  • County pays total premium

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Provides confidential counseling and referral services at no cost to employee up to a stated maximum. 
  • Family members, as defined by medical plan, are eligible

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Optional program allows payment of medical and dental premiums and eligible health and dependent (daycare) expenses on a pretax basis
  • Cannot participate in Health Care FSA if enrolled with Consumer Driven Health Plan

Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Tax-advantaged medical savings account for employees who are enrolled in the Consumer Driven Health Plan

Retirement Plans

  • Social Security/Medicare
  • Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) defined benefit plan
  • PERA 401(k) option for additional retirement savings on a pretax basis with employee contributions only

Leave Provisions

  • Vacation
  • On-the-Job Injury
  • Leave for Military Duty
  • Medical leave
  • Funeral
  • Family and Medical
  • Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Personal Leave


  • Comprehensive program includes supervisory training and general employee development, computer and safety training and diversity education programs

Credit Union

  • Membership is open to all county employees by purchasing at least one $5.00 share

Bus Pass

  • Free RTD EcoPass available for benefit eligible employees for any scheduled RTD route, including light rail and the circulator buses in Boulder


  • Employee Wellness program that aims to provide the tools, incentives, education, inspiration and support needed to achieve and maintain healthy behaviors
  • Yearly health screen, challenge programs, wellness seminars, fitness classes and activities
  • Recipient of the 2010 Gold Well Workplace Award
  • Recognized as one of America’s Healthiest Companies


Human Resources

800-659-2656 (hearing impaired)
303-441-3494 (fax)

Human Resources


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Mailing Address

Human Resources
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306