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Human Resources

Employee Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick Leave and Annual Leave

  • Eleven (11) Holidays
  • Direct Deposit

  • BB&T Banking Services
  • Wellness Rewards Program

Medical Insurance –
(Open Access POS Plan)
Prescription Insurance
Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Employee share of premiums for medical, dental & vision insurance are deducted on a “pre-tax” basis. Full-time employees are eligible on the 1st day of the month following 30 days of employment

Life Insurance

Basic Group Life –
1.5 times annual salary (up to $225,000) paid by the County. Employee coverage in excess of $50,000 will result in taxation of the benefit exceeding $50,000.

Voluntary Supplement Life –
(up to $500,000) Paid by the employee.

Long-Term Disability –
66.67%; of salary; 180 day benefit waiting period; paid by employee.



Short-Term Disability –
up to 24 weeks; 15 day benefit waiting period; paid by employee.

Flexible Spending

Medical Spending Account – Employee may set aside up to $2,750 per year (pre-tax).

Dependent Care Account –
Employee may set aside up to $5,000 per year (pre-tax).


  • Cancer
  • Intensive Care Insurance

Voluntary Supplemental Insurance

  • Accident Insurance
  • Medical Bridge Insurance

Defined Benefit Retirement Plan provides a monthly benefit at retirement age and is based on salary x years of service x 2% multiplier.

Effective January 1, 2019 our retirement plan consists of a mandatory contributory Defined Benefit Plan only,  Calculation of benefits include a 2% multiplier and the plan effective date for current DB participants will be January 1, 2007, or date of hire if hired after January 1, 2007.  The Plan has a MANDATORY contribution of 2% for General employees and 4% for Public Safety (certified Firefighters and POST Mandated Law Enforcement Officers with Arrest Powers).  Public Safety includes an early out retirement provision using a 75 rule with a minimum age of 50.

Deferred Compensation is available immediately and allows you to set aside money for retirement.

Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan

Provides an opportunity for employee contributions to a variety of investment funds; 100% funded by the employee; and Social Security (see below)

Social Security –
Provides benefits administered by the Social Security Administration.

Legal and Identity Theft Services available to employees through payroll deduction.

Spalding County, GA