Employee Benefits

Calhoun County's benefits package offers flexibility, choice, and value. It is an attractive component of our employees total compensation package.  At Calhoun County, we know that good benefit plans are important to employees and their families.  We're committed to providing employees with access to a wide range of information and tools so they can stay informed and make the most of their Calhoun County flexible benefit package.

What benefits does Calhoun County offer its full time employees?

Medical: Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan with 3 Different Flexible Benefit Plan Options (More information)
Dental: 100% Employer Paid through Delta Dental (More information)
Vision: 100% Employer Paid through BCBSM Vision Services Plan (VSP) (More information)
Employee Health & Wellness Center (Premise Health): Most Services 100% Employer Paid (More information)
Life Insurance: 100% Employer Paid for Basic Life & AD&D
Short Term Disability: 100% Employer Paid for 67% Wage Loss Benefits up to 26 Weeks
Retirement: Employer 401(k) Match Program Up to 7% of Employee Contribution (More information)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): 100% Employer Paid Through Bronson HelpNet

Click Here for 2022 BENEFIT INFORMATION AND FORMS

Flexible Scheduling & Remote Work Options Depending on Position & Department

Paid Time Off:
  • Start through fourth years – 144 Hours (3.6 weeks based on 40-hour work week)
  • Fifth through ninth years – 184 Hours (4.6 weeks)
  • Tenth through fourteenth years – 224 Hours (5.6 weeks)
  • Fifteen and Subsequent years – 264 Hours (6.6 weeks)

(amounts & distribution may vary slightly by union contract, policy, and/or defined work week)

Paid Holidays: 14 Paid Holidays Throughout the Year

Additional Voluntary Benefits:
  • Term Life Insurance (above Employer Paid Plan)
  • Critical Illness & Accident Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Wage Loss Benefits  
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) 
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Perks Program (discounts at local merchants for being a County employee)