Robeson County Employee Benefits


Robeson County Nutrition Program 

Nutritional program offered to Robeson County Employees

http://publichealth.southernregionalahec.org/Robeson/nutrition2/index.html

Vacation

Leave is earned based on years of service as listed below for employees:

Less than 5 years                                12 days per year (8 hrs. per month)
5 years but less than 10 years              15 days per year (10 hrs. per month)
10 years but less than 15 years            18 days per year (12 hrs. per month)
15 years but less than 20 years            21 days per year (14 hrs. per month)
20 years but less than 25 years            24 days per year (16 hrs. per month)
25 years or more                                 27 days per year (18 hrs. per month)

Note: If an employee accumulates over 240 hours of vacation time by the end of the calendar year, the excess hours are automatically transferred to their sick leave balance.

Sick

An employee earns 8 hours sick leave each month (12 days per year). Robeson County accepts sick leave balances from other state and local government agencies.

Paid Holidays

An employee receives 10-11 paid holidays annually. (See Holiday Schedule)

Compensation Time

Non-exempt employees receive time and a half for hours worked over 40 hours in a week.  Law enforcement and Jail employees earn time and a half after working 171 hours within a month. EMS employees earn time and a half after working 168 hours within a month.

Prenatal Care

Employees are allowed up to 4 hours of PCL Leave, for prenatal visits to the doctor after six months employment. This is for expectant fathers also.  The employee must work on the day of the visit and return to work following the visit, with the exception that they depart from the doctor’s office at or after the end of the work day.  A return to work note is required and must include the patients name, time of arrival and their departure. This note must also include the provider’s signature. The travel time to and from appointment may be charged as sick and vacation leave.

Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Coverage is provided for employees injured due to work-related accidents and illnesses.

 

Health Insurance

Medical Insurance is provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina PPO Blue Option Plan
and HSA.  www.bcbsnc.com

Employee (FT)
$612.50 – Premium paid by the County
$75.00 Employee contribution (Premium is waived if employee is enrolled in the Employee Wellness Program.
One Child
$170.65 – Premium paid by the Employee
$245.65
$75.00 Premium is waived if employee is enrolled in the Employee Wellness Program.
Family
$311.20 – Premium paid by the Employee
$386.20
$75.00 Premium is waived if employee is enrolled in the Employee Wellness Program

 

Contact: Medical Claims and Benefits              1-877-258-3334
Mental Health/Substance Abuse       1-800-359-2422

Health Insurance -PPO

Primary Care Office Visits                    $20.00
Specialist Office Visits                         $40.00
Urgent Care/ER                                   $40.00/$150.00
Routine Vision Exam                           $20.00
Prescription Drug                                 $0.00/$35.00/$50.00
Mental Health / Substance Abuse                      Covered

 

Health Insurance – HSA 
County Contributes $750.00
Employee deductible In-Network
Employee only                                      $1,500.00
Family                                                  $3,000.00

Total Out of Pocket Max
Employee only                                      $3,500.00
Family                                                  $5,000.00

Primary Care Office Visits                         $80% after deductible
Prevent Care (Preventive Diagnosis Only)   100% no deductible
Urgent Care/ER                                        $80 % after deductible
Routine Vision Exam                                $80% after deductible
Prescription Drugs                                    $80% after deductible
Mental Health/Substance Abuse                $80% after deductible
Longevity

Payments are made annually based on the following scale:
5 years but less than 10 years                1% of Annual Salary
10 years but less than 15 years              2% of Annual Salary
15 years but less than 20 years              3% of Annual Salary
20 years but less than 25 years              4% of Annual Salary
25 years or more                                    5% of Annual Salary

Note: All eligible employees must still be actively employed with the county as of December 2nd of each eligible year to qualify for Longevity payments.

Term Life Insurance: Mutual of Omaha

Life insurance is provided for county employees as follows;
$10,000 per Employee
$20,000 per Law Enforcement Officer
$25,000 per Department Manager/Public Official

Optional dependent life insurance will cost an employee ¢.40 per unit monthly.
Spouse
Eligible Children

 

Direct Deposit:  Full Time
The convenience for monthly paycheck deposited directly into your bank account.

The Prudential North Carolina Supplement
Retirement Plans (401k & 457b) provides supplemental retirement income for employees who wish to invest in a tax-sheltered opportunity.  The County contributes a percentage of gross salary into the
401(k) plan as follows:
Regular Employee  4%
Law Enforcement    5%
www.nc401k.prudential.com

Retirement

Retirement benefits are provided by the Local Government System for employees.  Employees contribute 6% of their annual salary to their retirement. After five years of service employees are vested.   www.treasurer.state.nc.us

Department of State Treasurer
Albemarle Building
325 North Salisbury Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-1385
Telephone: (919) 807-3050
(877) 627-3287

Travel Reimbursement
Work related travel is reimbursed at .40 cents per mile. Beginning January 1, 2010 it will change to .45 cents per mile.  See Travel Policy for more details.

Optional Voluntary Benefits

Dental Insurance—Dental insurance is provided by Ameritas. Employees may elect to purchase dental insurance at the following rate: www.group.ameritas.com

·    Employee                                           $27.88
·    Employee/Spouse                               $53.16
·    Employee/Children                              $68.16
·    Family (Employee/Spouse/Child(ren)     $93.44

Colonial Insurance—Offers Short Term Disability, Accident, Hospital, Cancer, Intensive Care, Term and Universal Life.   www.coloniallife.com

Mark III Brokerage, Inc. —Provides the County Section 125 Cafeteria Pre-Tax Plan and also offers the following: Accident, Cancer, Dental, Short Term Disability, Term Life Insurance, Whole Life Insurance, Medical and Day Care Spending Reimbursement, and Vision Care Plan.  www.markiiibrokerage.com/robesoncountync/

Met Life Long Term Care (Assist individual needs when they are unable to care for themselves and need help with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).  The need for long term care (LTC) can be the result of an accident, disability, chronic illness or from advancing age.

Contact Don Berrier with Met Life at Email: berrier@rtmc.net

Credit Union Services—Employees can elect to participate in the State or Local Government Credit Union.

State Credit Union—Department of Social Services & Health Department
www.ncsecu.org
Local Government—All other County Departments
www.lgfcu.org
Pre-paid Legal Services—For protection, security, and peace of mind for yourself and for your family member.   www.richardmoore@prepaidlegal.com

 

For further information regarding Robeson County Human Resources Benefits or any other questions, please contact the following:

Robeson County Administrative Building
701 North Elm Street
Lumberton, NC 28358
Tel: (910) 671-3016
Fax: (910) 671 6224
Jobs Line: (910) 671-6289

Robeson County is an equal Opportunity Employer

Revised 6/26/2009