The Council’s employees are key to our agency’s success. In order to attract and retain high quality employees, the Council provides a highly competitive benefits package. Our robust offerings include:
A public pension plan that provides a guaranteed monthly retirement income for life.
An opportunity to save additional funds for retirement through the voluntary deferred compensation plan (457 Plan).
A choice of two or more medical plans with unique plan design features and employer contribution toward premiums at 80% or more.
Dental insurance, life insurance and voluntary vision coverage for yourself and your family members.
Most unions have a pre-tax payroll contribution to a Health Care Savings Plan that allows employees to pay for certain unreimbursed health care expenses after leaving Council employment.
Free access to professional counselors and a variety of other work/life resources through our Employee Assistance Program.
A generous paid leave program for work absences related to illness, injury, or disability and vacation.
Current and former employees report that Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities provides the following benefits. It may not be complete.
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“MSRS pension program requires mandatory contribution by both employee and employer.”
“HRA and traditional plans offered. Low employee paid portion compared to other employers. ”
“6 weeks paid for maternity/paternity leave.”
Pretty good benefits package overall.
Overall very good BUT Health care used to be more heavily subsidized. Rates are now on par with what other employers are offering.
Comprehensive benefit package, including health, life, LTD, and self funded short term disability benefits. Also, includes defined contribution pension plan, and deferred compensation plan through the state of MN.
Excellent Medical, Dental, Pension, and so much more
The benefits package is not bad. The Health Care choices for the area are limited.
Great, affordable health insurance, especially for individuals.
I think the benefits we okay.
Their entire standard package is great, especially appreciate the large $2750 funded deductible with their family healthcare plan.
Increased time off with number of years of service and good medical/dental plan and pension.
Very comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, short term disability, long term disability, deferred compensation program, and MSRS pension.