Frederick County offers full-time employees the opportunity to enroll in one of two group medical insurance plans. The employee may choose to purchase spouse, child, or family coverage. Please note that there is a 90-day waiting period before coverage will begin for new employees.
Frederick County offers a basic dental plan to full-time employees. The plan provides 100% coverage for preventive care, which includes cleanings and x-rays. Basic treatments, such as filling and extraction, are covered at 80% after a $50 deductible. Please note that there is a 90-day waiting period before coverage will begin for new employees.
All full-time employees participate in and are governed by the Virginia Retirement System (VRS).
All full-time employees are provided group term life insurance, accidental death, and dismemberment insurance through VRS.
Employees may choose to purchase additional insurance coverage on themselves and family members. Frederick County offers supplemental benefits to include life, cancer, accident, and critical illness insurance.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Frederick County offers full-time employees the opportunity to enroll in flexible spending accounts to pay for dependent care and qualified medical expenses.
Deferred Compensation Plans
All full-time employees may participate in our Deferred Compensation Plans. The plans allow the employee to defer a portion of salary which will not be subject to current federal or state income taxes. The deferred amount is invested with firms under contract with Frederick County and is not available for withdrawal until retirement or termination.
Employee Assistance Program
To help employees and their family members with personal problems, Frederick County has available an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). This program provides up to three free treatment visits in a twelve-month period to employees and their family members living in their household. The EAP also provides a 24-hour confidential counseling intervention service for employees experiencing such problems as alcohol and drug related problems, marital conflicts, family problems, emotional difficulties, legal problems, and financial concerns.