The following provides a brief description of the Ross Valley Sanitary District’s (RVSD) benefit package for unrepresented employees. Please refer to individual contracts or policies for details.
Full-time regular employees earn vacation with pay at the following bi-weekly rates for each complete year of service with RVSD:
For the first 3 years of service 10 days per year (80 hours)
3-10 years of service 15 days per year (120 hours)
10-15 years of service 20 days per year (160 hours)
15-20 years of service 22 days per year (176 hours)
For twenty (20) or more years of service 25 days per year (200 hours)
Employees receive fifteen (15) paid holidays per year including four floating holidays.
Employees accrue 12 days (96 hours) per year.
FLSA-exempt employees receive ten (10) days of administrative leave per calendar year. Administrative leave benefits do not accrue from one calendar year to the next.
RVSD contracts with CalPERS health care which makes available a variety of medical plans. The maximum RVSD contribution equals 100% of the premium for Kaiser Bay Area for an employee only or an employee plus one or more dependents. The employee shall pay any difference between the District’s maximum contribution toward medical insurance, if applicable, and the actual premium of medical insurance selected by the employee. An employee may apply in writing to RVSD for waiver of required participation in the RVSD’s medical insurance program and to receive a payment of $184.62 per pay period in-lieu of medical insurance coverage.
RVSD pays the cost of the Marin County Dental plan with Delta Dental Service, which provides eighty percent (80%) payments for the employee and family to a maximum of $2000, plus orthodontics (child only, 50% coverage to a $1000 maximum).
GROUP LIFE INSURANCE, AD&D INSURANCE, LTD, STD INSURANCE
Life insurance coverage of up to $125,000, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D) of up to $125,000, and long term (LTD) and short term (STD) disability insurance coverage based on wages are all provided at District expense.
COMPUTER PURCHASE PROGRAM
RVSD offers optional a low-interest loan program to assist employees with their purchase of a personal computer.
VISION CARE PLAN-VSP PLAN BENEFIT
This plan provides eligible full-time employees reimbursement of vision care expenses not covered by the health plan. It is provided by RVSD at no cost to the employee. Reimbursable expenses are up to $150 allowances for glasses and frames, $130 allowances for contacts, or other necessary vision care expenses covered by VSP benefit per calendar year.
457 DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
RVSD contributes $50.17 per pay period to each employee enrolled in the District’s ICMA-RC 457 Plan.
RVSD reimburses up to five-hundred dollars ($500) per fiscal year for an employee’s wellness-related expenditures.
RVSD is a member of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). The program is mandatory for all full-time employees.
For new employees hired after January 1, 2013, the retirement formula is 2.0%@62. The current employee contribution rate is 6.75% of salary (subject to change). All provisions shall be as required by PEPRA.
For employees hired before January 1, 2013 the retirement formula is 2.7%@55. The employee contribution rate is 8%. Employees hired after January 1, 2013 who are already members of CalPERS and who have had less than a six-month break in service may be eligible for the 2.7%@55 formula. Actual CalPERS formula and eligibility requirements are contingent upon CalPERS regulations and conditions.
MEDICAL AFTER RETIREMENT
All eligible retirees shall be entitled to the required minimum employer contribution upon retirement, pursuant to the District’s CalPERS PEMHCA resolution. Employees hired on or after September 18, 2019 shall participate in the Enhanced Retiree Medical Plan.
Deductions are made for Social Security each pay period in accordance with Federal law.
To provide temporary disability income to an employee in the event of an on-the-job illness or injury, employees are covered under the provisions of California Workers’ Compensation.
Management may authorize up to $2,000 annual allowance for an employee’s education and training, which will not exceed a total of $7,500 during a ten-year period.