Comprehensive Benefits Package

Some of the benefits that Cypress County employees enjoy:

  • $500 per year Health & Wellness allowance (Taxable benefit)
  • $100 per year Safety Footwear allowance
  • Extended Health Care Coverage including:
    • 100% Prescription Drugs with Generic Substitution
    • Vision up to $250 per 12 months and Eye Exams every 12 months
    • $750 per year for Massage Therapist, Chiropractor, Occupational Therapist, Dietician, Audiologist, Osteopath, Podiatrist, Naturopath, Speech Therapist, Physiotherapist, Psychologist/Social Worker & Acupuncturist
    • Medical Supplies such as Hearing Aids, up to $700 per 5 calendar years
    • General or Rehabilitation hospital Semi-Private room
    • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Dental Coverage including:
    • Oral exams and full-mouth x-rays, one per two calendar years
    • Recall exams and fluoride treatments, two per one calendar year
    • Surgical procedures, orthodontic, periodontal and endodontic services are covered 50% up to a combined maximum of $3,000 per calendar year
    • No waiting period or deductible
  • Preparation for retirement with contributions to the defined benefit Local Authorities Pension Plan
  • Short Term Disability Top Up Program, Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Permanent employees accumulate 12 days of sick leave annually and use up to 5 days annually for family illness
  • Group Life Insurance providing double indemnity, accidental death and dismemberment and dependent coverage insurance
  • Educational development through courses and training, paid for by the County to improve job competency and prepare for advancement
  • Medicals necessary to maintain a valid operator’s licence paid for by the County
  • Personal day in lieu of reduced Employment Insurance Premium
  • Statutory holidays and Earned Vacation Days (start with 3 weeks per year, 4 weeks for Supervisors)