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Benefits Overview

Full-Time Regular Employees enjoy the following benefits from the Town of Vail.

Benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and are subject to change. All benefits are outlined in detail in the HR Manual or Summary Plan Descriptions.

VACATION & HOLIDAY PAY

 

Vacation & Holiday Pay

Employees are eligible for six paid holidays and three weeks vacation during the first year (based on a 40 hour workweek.) We have combined the vacation and holiday hours into one account since many employees must work holidays.

0-3 years of service 6.46 hours/pay period 168 hours/year
3-6 years of service 8.00 hours/pay period 208 hours/year
6 + years of service 9.54 hours/pay period 248 hours/year

In addition, non-exempt employees are paid double time for all hours worked on Town of Vail designated holidays.

SICK LEAVE

 

Sick Leave

Employees working 40 hours per week earn eight (8) hours sick leave per month.

 

PENSION PLAN

 

Pension Plan

The Town of Vail pays all contributions to this retirement pension beginning the first day of employment. Employee vesting in this plan is 20% per year (5 years for 100% vesting). Town of Vail contributions as follows:

First year of service 11.15% of base salary
After completing 1 year of service 16.15% of base salary

Note: The Town of Vail and its employees do not make retirement contributions to the Federal Social Security System.

457 DEFERRED COMPENSATION

 

457 Deferred Compensation

This is a pre-tax voluntary retirement savings plan available to full-time and part-time year-round employees.

 

HEALTH INSURANCE

 

Health Insurance

The Town of Vail has an excellent health insurance plan for full-time employees and eligible dependents including medical and dental coverage.  

Health Insurance plans are offered the first of the month following a 30 day waiting period. 

2016 Medical/Dental Employee Premium (Semi-Monthly) Wellness
Employee Only $52.00 / per period
Employee + Child(ren) $132.50 / per period
Employee + Spouse $160.00 / per period
Family $222.50 / per period

MEDICAL

 

Medical

The Town of Vail has an excellent health insurance plan for FT employees and eligible dependents. The Town offers a PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) plan with 100% wellness coverage.

 

DENTAL

 

Dental

The Town offers a comprehensive dental insurance without doctor network restrictions. This dental coverage has NO deductibles.

 

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT

 

Flexible Spending Account

Allows employees to pay for eligible expenses with pre-tax dollars. There are four areas where this plan might benefit you:

  • Dependent Care Expenses
  • Out of pocket medical, dental, and vision expenses. 

 

OTHER INSURANCE OPTIONS

 

Other Insurance provided by the Town of Vail

The following are paid 100% by the town:

  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Survivors Income Insurance
  • Short-term & Long-term Disability Insurance

 

Optional Insurance (All paid by the employee)

  • Supplemental Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Critical Illness / Hospital / Accident Insurance
  • Supplemental Vision Insurance

Fire and Police Pension Association - Sworn police and fire positions include the following: 

  • Pre-retirement Death/Disability
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • Group retirement benefits

RECREATIONAL PASSES

 

Recreation Passes

  • A free golf, tennis, nordic center and ice-skating pass. 

WELLNESS BENEFITS

 

Wellness Benefit

Payment towards ski pass, athletic club, or cash (value based on years of service.)

 

HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

 

Housing Assistance Programs

Programs are available to assist with rental and affordable home purchase. More information can be found on the Town of Vail Employee Housing Opportunities page.

 

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

 

Local Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The town of Vail offers an employee assistance program to all employees and their families.  Each employee and his/her family members are entitled to six (6) free visits to Mind Springs Heath Counseling Center each year.  All visits are totally confidential.  

Counseling is available for drug or alcohol problems, family problems, work-related problems, etc. 

Contact Mind Springs Health at 328-6969 in Eagle or 476-0930 in Vail. 

Services are also offered with the Life Assistance Program through Cigna Health at 1-800-538-3543. 

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

 

Tuitiion Reimbusement

The town of Vail encourages employees to continue their learning and take advantage of educational courses offered at accredited colleges, universities and trade schools.  In support of this philosophy the town offers a tuition reimbursement program for its employees. 

Contact Info

Human Resources
Krista Miller

Location:
Town of Vail Municipal Building
75 South Frontage Road
Vail, Colorado 81657


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