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County of Riverside Benefits

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  • Feb 15, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sheriff's Lieutenant in Riverside, California

    The best thing is the value of the retirement package, the worst is the retiree medical benefit.

  • Dec 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Riverside, California

    Pensions are great. You can't find those in the private sector. Unfortunately, you have to pay in 8% of your wages and it is not optional.

  • Apr 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Director in Moreno Valley, California

    Way too expensive for employees. Especially medical insurance. Employee share is substantially higher than all other employers.

  • Mar 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current HR Technician II in Riverside, California

    Cons: High employee contribution for healthcare benefits; PPO option is out of reach for most county employees. Pros: 3 options to choose from; county shares premium costs.

  • Jan 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Riverside, California

    Generous PTO for salaried employees

  • Nov 24, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Riverside, California

    I love that after 5 years of being vested the county pays all of your retirement fees. I had to cash it out after I left and after only 7 years it was almost $12k after fees. I don't think there was really a downside to the benefits. Depending on your family size and location you could choose what really works best for you. They had hmo and ppo's to choose from and plenty of doctors.

  • Oct 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Banning, California

    Good package through the union, but as with all government entities the last contract had them trying to defer poor budget decisions on the line staff.

  • May 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Riverside, California

    Allowed time banks for vacation and for sick time. Health insurance was good and coverage was very good with the provider I chose.

  • Feb 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Investigator in Riverside, California

    Good benefits, but they always threaten to take things away when the budget falls short

  • Feb 01, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Riverside, California

    Basic benefits aren't expensive, however, the benefits are through an EPO which is called Exclusive Care. The popular provider is RUHS (formerly RCRMC). You may run into clients. Worse than that, they see uninsured clients which means long waits for appointments, etc. If you make nice with nurses, etc., you can call from your County phone and try to use your County employment to get what you need. If you choose Kaiser, you'll spend more. If you chose the PPO, the benefits suck. The county gives you a credit each pay period to pay for benefits including medical, dental, and vision. If you exceed the credit, you pay out of pocket, If you don't use all of the credit, it's paid as taxable income. If anyone tells you that you can claim the credit without getting insurance, it's a thing of the past. You must get insurance to get the credit. If you already have insurance, get RivCo insurance as secondary, and use the excess credit for additional taxable income. Your welcome :)

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (16)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • CheckmarkPension Plan (14)
  • 401K Plan
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (16)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • CheckmarkMaternity & Paternity Leave (15)
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • CheckmarkJob Training (5)
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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