Northwest Fire District

Benefit Information

We offer a comprehensive benefits package

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Northwest Fire District

20 Hour Work Week Qualifies An Employee For Arizona State Retirement System
30 Hour Work Week Allows An Employee To Be Eligible For Medical Insurance
40 Hour/56 Hour Work Week Qualifies A Full-Time Employee For All Other Benefits

Affordable Care Act Full-Time Employee Definitions – Not required by law at this time

Northwest Fire District offers a comprehensive selection of reputable insurance carriers and options at Group Employee premium rates.

Medical


Information on Medical Benefits

 

Dental


Dental Insurance information.

 

Vision


Information on Vision Insurance

 

Life Insurance


Life Insurance information.

Paid Holidays


10 paid holidays per year.

 

Short Term Disability


Short Term Disability (STD) benefit information.

 

Workers' Compensation


Workers’ Compensation information.

 

Paid Time Off


Information on Paid Time Off benefits.

 

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance


Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance information.

 

Optional Benefits


List of available Optional Benefits.

 

Employee Assistance Programs


Information on our Employee Assistance Programs.

 

Retirement Benefits


Retirement Benefit information.

 

Post Employment Health Plan (PEHP)

PEHP Benefit Information

 

Medical

Dental

Vision

Life Insurance

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Short Term Disability (STD)

Workers' Compensation

  • CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company

Paid Time Off

  • Based on years of service – Combined bank for vacation and sick time
  • Annual Payout Program: The District provides an opportunity for members to request payment for up to one half (1/2) of the current fiscal year’s PTO accrual as long as the remaining PTO Bank balance is at or above the Short Term Disability Benchmark.

Paid Holidays

  • 10 Paid Holidays Per Year
  • New Year’s, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day , Independence Day, Labor Day , Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

Employee Assistance Programs

Retirement Benefits

  • Public Safety Personnel Retirement System for Fire Suppression Employees – PSPRS Website
  • Arizona State Retirement System for Non-Fire Suppression Employees/Long Term Disability – ASRS Website
  • Post Employment Health Plan (PEHP) – Post Employment Health Plan

Post Employment Health Plan (PEHP)

Nationwide Retirement Systems Post Employment Health Plan (PEHP) is a health reimbursement arrangement that puts aside money now to help pay for qualified medical expenses upon separation or retirement.

Optional Benefits

  • Deferred Compensation
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Accident Plan
  • Critical Illness Plan
  • Med Support
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Account