Employee Benefits Summary

Full-Time Employees

Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:

Dental Insurance

Participation in the dental plan is voluntary. Participants may choose between five levels of coverage: subscriber only, subscriber and child, subscriber and children, subscriber and spouse, and family coverage. Premiums are deducted on a pre-tax basis from 24 of 26 pay periods per year.

Offered Plans

The county offers the following plans:  

Basic Plan

The basic plan covers:

  • diagnostic and preventive care
  • basic dental services

Comprehensive Plan

The comprehensive plan covers:

  • diagnostic and preventive care
  • basic dental services
  • major restorative dental services and orthodontia (orthodontia is limited to a lifetime benefit of $1,500)

Exclusive Provider Organization Plan (EPO)

The Exclusive Provider Organizational (EPO) dental plan provides basic as well as most major services at a set copayment and also covers orthodontia. Orthodontia is limited to a lifetime benefit of $1,500.

Part-Time Employees

An eligible part-time position is defined as a position for which the duties meet an ongoing operational need and for which the work schedule is expected to be at least an average of 24 hours per week.

Health and Dental Insurance

Qualified part-time employees are eligible to participate in the same county-sponsored health and dental plans. Part-time employees pay 100% of the monthly premium. Additional information on the health and dental plans can be found under the full-time employees section. Premiums are deducted on a pre-tax basis from 24 of the 26 pay periods per year.

Other Benefits for All Employees

All employees have access to the following benefits:

Virginia 529 College Savings Plan

Chesterfield County Constitutional Officers may open a Virginia529 account and set up direct deposit contributions. Virginia 529 accounts help families save for education expenses. The money can grow free from federal taxes when used to fund qualified education expenses at eligible institutions. Plus, Virginia taxpayers enjoy the additional benefit of a state income tax deduction on contributions to their Virginia529 accounts. There are 20 investment portfolios to choose from to customize your savings strategy.

Chesterfield County will offer information sessions to learn about 529 accounts and how to get started. Virginia529, an independent state agency, administers this program.

Surprise or Balance Billing - Federally Required Benefits Notice

When receiving emergency care or treatment by an out-of-network provider at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center, you are protected from surprise billing or balance billing (PDF).