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Health Benefits

Total Rewards for Full Time Employees

Medical Insurance

Pueblo County offers four (4) medical insurance plans: High Deductible Heath Plan (HDHP), an HMO Deductible, a Low HMO, and a PPO. Pueblo County provides a subsidy (Employer Spending Credit) to offset the cost of Medical Insurance based on the employee’s preference of Employee Only, Couple or Family (2+). Pueblo County covers 100% of the cost for the HDHP for the employee. Employees can also benefit from a Health Savings Account when they select the HDHP.

Employer Spending Credit

Pueblo County believes in assisting its employees pay their medical insurance, so they provide a monthly subsidy to offset the cost of the premiums for the plan they choose. The amount the employee receives from Pueblo County to subsidize the cost of their medical insurance is determined by their choice of coverage for Employee Only, Couple or Family.

Dental Insurance

Good oral care enhances overall physical health, appearance, and mental well-being. Problems with teeth and gums are common and easily treated health problems. For these reasons, Pueblo County offers an expanded dental plan that includes orthodontia for dependent children.

Vision Insurance

Pueblo County is aware of the need for access to a Vision insurance, so they have partnered with Anthem to provide access to affordable care and quality eyewear to employees and their Dependents

Value Added Benefits

Pueblo County offers a wide array of value-added benefits that contribute towards the total compensation package for full time employees.

  • Paid Holidays - Thirteen (13) a year
  • Paid Vacation Time -earn eight (8) hours per month
  • Paid Sick Leave - earn eight (8) hours per month
  • Paid Parental Leave - up to four (4) weeks per year
  • Paid Bereavement Leave - up to one (1) week
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Spending Account
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance 
  • Long Term Disability
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Qualifying Employer 

Retirement

Pueblo County offers a very generous Retirement Plan to all eligible employees. This plan is referred to as a Defined Benefit Plan and is designated as a 401(a) by the Internal Revenue Service. Defined Benefits Plans are distinguished by the fact that a retirement eligible employee will receive a monthly disbursement for life. A monthly deduction of 8.25% from the employee's gross pay is automatically applied towards the employee’s retirement fund.  An employee is vested after five (5) years of continuous full-time employment. 

Learn more about our Retirement Plan: https://county.pueblo.org/county-employee-retirement/retirement-home

Wellness

Pueblo County offers a wide variety of Wellness Activities by providing employees with the tools and encouragement to take health into their own hands with a variety of fun and healthy Wellness Events.

Fitness Center:  Need a quick workout? Check out our Fitness Center. The Fitness Center is free to all County employees and is open Monday-Friday, with an on-site Wellness Coordinator who can provide blood pressure checks and full body Tanita Assessments.



Corporate Cup: This Annual YMCA event allows our employees to participate in healthy competition with other local organizations which includes events such as a 5k predict run/walk, football throw, softball tournament, bowling tournament, executive challenge, tug-of-war, basketball shoot, bike race and much more. 


Learn more about Corporate Cup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lrb3mvnsHw8





Talent & People Services

Our department strives to provide excellent service to all new hires, employees, & retiree's.  Our team is responsible for Employee Health Benefits, Compensation & Classification, Recruitment, D.E.I (Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion), Employee Training, Leadership Development, Employee Appreciation, and Employee Wellness.  

To reach our staff please email: TPS@pueblocounty.us.


Workplace Policy & Compliance

Our department strives to provide exceptional services to all new hires, employees, & retiree's. Our staff is responsible for the Hiring Process, Workers Compensation, FMLA, Long Term Disability, Union Negotiations, Personnel Policies, Problem Resolution, and Compliance Audits. 

To reach our staff please email: WPC@pueblocounty.us.

Pueblo County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.