Benefits Division Purpose Statement

Our mission is to provide comprehensive benefits, services and programs to eligible employees, retirees, and their dependents which:

  • Meet and anticipate their individual needs;
  • Assure the County's competitiveness with other employers to attract and retain employees;
  • Maximize cost effectiveness; and,
  • Assure optimal health and productivity of employee.

Benefits Division Goals

  • Provide ongoing equitable benefits based on legal requirements, eligibility, Memoranda of Understanding, and County policies.
  • Collaborate with employees, retirees and others to assure that selected benefits programs and services are responsive to their needs.
  • Communicate benefits information to employees, retirees and their dependents which enables them to tailor coverage to meet their needs.
  • Explore alternate or additional benefits and financial structures that maximize affordable coverage.
  • Represent employees, retirees, and dependents in their efforts to resolve benefit problems with external providers.
  • Provide health and fitness programs and activities that improve employee health and promote well-being.
  • Provide sound fiscal and contract management of benefits programs.
  • Provide information to other private and public sector employers.