Retirement Benefits

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Retirement
  • The County participates in the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System.
  • Employees contribute 6% of annual salary.
  • Full retirement benefits after 30 years of retirement service, at age 60 with 25 years of service, or at age 65 with five years of credit.
  • Reduced retirement benefits at age 50 with at least 20 years of retirement service, or at age 60 with at least 5 years of such service.
  • Death benefit at one times the annual salary up to $50,000 after one year of retirement service.
  • Coverage commences from the first day of employment. Enrollment required to participate.
Supplemental Retirement
  • County contributes 5% of annual gross salary into the employee's choice (Prudential 401K, Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan, or ICMA-RC 457) of a tax deferred investment plan for retirement.
  • Three options are available for voluntary contributions: Prudential 401K, Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan, or ICMA-RC 457 Plan.
  • Option for voluntary contribution in addition to County's contribution subject to limits set by IRS.
  • Coverage commences from the first day of employment. Enrollment required to participate.