A comprehensive package of health and welfare insurance benefits are available to active and retired state employees and their families, including:
- a variety of low-cost health insurance options
- Monthly rates ranging from $8.34-$50.00 for Individual plans and $30.00 – $180.00 for Family Plans
- life insurance
- dental, vision and other supplemental insurance products
- flexible spending and health savings accounts
- supplemental health insurance, i.e., Cancer, Intensive Care, and Hospital Insurance
- disability Insurance
- deferred compensation benefits
- tuition waiver program
PAID TIME OFF – ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE ACCRUALS
All full-time employees earn Annual Leave as follows:
- 8 hours 40 minutes through 24 months of service
- 10 hours for 25 months through 36 months of service
- 13 hours 20 minutes for 37 months through 108 months of service
- 16 hours 40 minutes for 109 months of service and through termination
Employees with one year of State service may be paid for all unused annual leave up to 160 hours upon termination.
Sick leave is accrued at 8 hours 40 minutes per month throughout the course of employment.
Tenured employees with ten (10) years of State service may be paid for one-fourth (1/4) of all unused sick leave up to 480 hours upon termination.
Full-time employees may enjoy twelve (12) paid holidays per year. Additional holidays may be granted by the State Attorney in accordance with the County’s holiday schedule which results in the closing of the Courthouse or in accordance with holidays observed by the Courts.
All permanent full-time employees shall be entitled to one Personal Holiday each fiscal year.
FLORIDA RETIREMENT SYSTEM
The Florida Retirement System has two plans available for your retirement needs: the FRS Pension Plan and the FRS Investment Plan. All members of the FRS will be required to make a 3% contribution on gross compensation. The employer also makes monthly contributions towards your retirement. Employer contribution rates are dependent on employee class codes.
PAYMENT OF FLORIDA BAR DUES
This office pays basic Florida Bar Dues for all Assistant State Attorneys each fiscal year if funds are appropriated by the legislature.
An employee will be entitled on a case-by-case basis to utilize all previous State service in determining eligibility for higher annual leave credits upon submission of a properly signed certificate of prior state service from previous State agencies. State employees may transfer in a maximum of 80 hours annual leave and 80 hours of sick leave.