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Working for Lake County offers many benefits. Employees enjoy a full range of health and life coverage, retirement plans, sick and holiday leaves, and many other additional benefits.

Medical

The County has two plans; an HMO and a PPO plan. The BlueCare (HMO - Open Access) and BlueChoice (PPO) plans provided through BlueCross and BlueShield of Florida (BCBS). The HMO and PPO networks include both Lake County hospitals as well as providers state-wide.

Visit the Health Benefits page for up-to-date information about the the health benefits offered through the County.

Dental
There are three types of dental plans offered through CompBenefits. Visit the Health Benefits page for up-to-date information about the the health benefits offered through the County.

Vision
Under the VSP Vision Plan, offered through Ameritas, members have the option of obtaining services from a network of providers who accept the fees as full payment for services under prearranged guidelines. Additionally, members have access to vision-related discounts. Visit the Health Benefits page for up-to-date information about the the health benefits offered through the County.

Long Term Disability
Visit the Health Insurance page for up-to-date information about the the health benefits offered through the County.

Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Visit the Health Insurance page for up-to-date information about the the health benefits offered through the County.

Retirement & Deferred Compensation
All regular employees are eligible upon employment, for enrollment in the Florida Retirement System program. There are two (2) plans available: Pension Plan or Investment Plan.

All regular employees are eligible upon employment, to defer from federal income tax the lesser of amount from table below or 100% of taxable compensation per year. There are two providers to choose from: Nationwide Retirement Solutions or ICMA.

Visit the Retirement Benefits page for up-to-date information about the the health benefits offered through the County.

Other benefits provided include:

  • Sick Leave and Sick Leave Bank Program
  • Incentive Days
  • Post Employment Health Plan (PEHP)
  • Annual, Holiday, and Bereavement Leave
  • Leave while attending conferences or taking examinations pertinent to employment
  • Military Leave and Administrative Leave for Re-examination/Treatment by Veterans Administration with Respect to Service Connected Disability
  • Direct Deposit
 
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