Benefits

SDInsurance

Regular full-time and half-time employees are eligible to enroll in White Pine County's group medical and dental / vision insurance plan. White Pine County contributes 100% of the premium for each full-time employee, employees pay 100% of dependent coverage costs. Half-time employees are responsible for 50% of their premium costs and 100% of dependent coverage costs.

White Pine County contributes $50.00 per month into a health reimbursement account (HRA) for all full-time employees to help pay for unreimbursed medical expenses.

Retirement

As a public employer, White Pine County employees in positions considered half-time or more are eligible for the Nevada Public Employees Retirement System (NVPERS).

Employee Assistance Plan

White Pine County has an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), that provides to the employee and immediate family members a free, confidential, licensed counseling service. Some of the areas the EAP can help with include personal balance, stress management, emotional wellness, alcohol and drug issues, marital / relationship issues, work-related issues, family issues, grief issues, communication skills, and financial and legal concerns.

Employees may contact Horizon Health Employee Assistance Program by calling 1 (800) 284-1819. For EAP (Employee Assistant Program) content please click here.

Educational Assistance

  1. The County, subject to availability of budgeted funds, may reimburse tuition and fees for career-related education. The following qualifications must be met. 
    • The employee must have been in regular full-time status for a minimum of one year. 
    • The course must be given by a fully accredited institution of higher learning or be an approved adult education class. 
    • The course must not be required for or related to the employee’s current job assignments; rather, it must be designed to contribute to the employee’s preparation for another County position to which the employee could reasonably aspire.
  2. The employee must request tuition reimbursement prior to the beginning of the course by submitting a written request to his/her department manager. The request shall include the name and location of the organization offering the course, a full description of the course, and the fees for which the employee wishes to be reimbursed. 
  3. The Board of Commissioners must approve the course and the amount to be reimbursed. White Pine County Page 7-2 Adopted by Commission - October 22, 2008 
  4. The course will be taken during personal time. If time off work is required, the employee must request and receive prior approval from the employee’s department manager. 
  5. The employee must provide proof that s/he has completed the course with a grade of C or better 

See Section 7.5 of the White Pine County Personnel Policies for full text reference.

Disclaimer

The summary information provided may not be all-inclusive. Please refer to the appropriate plan documents for a full description of plans.