Benefit Information

We offer a comprehensive benefits package

 

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Employee Benefit Information

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

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

 

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Medical

Qualified High Deductible Health Plan with Health Savings Account –

QHDHP with HSA Open Access Plan (OAP)
Dental

PPO Dental Plan:

CIGNA PPO

DHMO Dental Plan:

CIGNA DHMO
Life Insurance

Employer Sponsored Life Insurance:

BASIC LIFE INSURANCE
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

Short Term Disability
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.

AD&D Insurance

On the Job Accidental Death and Dismemberment:

HARTFORD LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE
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

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.

PEHP FACT SHEET
Optional Benefits

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