Fringe Benefits

Time Off

Annual Leave

Begin accruing first day of employment and cannot be taken until successful completion of probationary period, excess of 40 days (320 hours) will be deposited into an 106 Premium Reimbursement Account. *Please note that leave is prorated according to your status determined by actual hours worked.*

  • 0 month - 3 years: 1 day per month (12 days per year)
  • 4 years - 9 years: 1-1/4 days per month (15 days per year)
  • 10 years - 15 years: 1-3/4 days per month (21 days per year)
  • Over 15 years: 2 days per month (24 days per year)

Sick Leave

Begin accruing first day of employment (unlimited accumulation)

  • 1 day is allowed after first month of employment
  • 1-1/4 days per month accumulation

Personal Leave

For new employees, personal leave is prorated according to schedule below, for the first year only. Any employee on board as of December 31 of each year automatically receives 8 days as of January 1 the following year. (NOTE: Personal Leave may not be taken until successful completion of probationary period; personal leave will be lost if not taken before December 31 of each year.)

  • January: 6 days
  • February: 5 days
  • March: 4 days
  • April: 3 days
  • May: 2 days
  • June: 1 day
  • July - December: 0 days

Family Leave

  • Up to 12 weeks per year

Funeral Leave

  • 3 days + 1 day for extended travel

Military Leave

  • 3 weeks per year with no loss in pay for Reserve or National Guard Training, Active Duty and serving during emergencies

Civil Leave

  • No loss in pay while serving Jury Duty


  • New Year’s Day on January 1
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the 3rd Monday in January
  • President's Day on the 3rd Monday in February
  • Memorial Day on last Monday in May
  • Independence Day on July 4th
  • Labor Day on the 1st Monday in September
  • Veteran's Day on November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day on the 4th Thursday in November
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day on December 25

Insurance Benefits

Provides the employee with a range of health care and other employee benefit options which gives employee the opportunity to design a benefit plan that best meets the employee’s needs.  Employee may use available credits to purchase the following:

  • HEALTH INSURANCE – CareFirst Triple Option, BlueChoice Opt-Out Plus Open Access, and Kaiser Permanente (all plans include prescription drug coverage)
  • DENTAL INSURANCE – Delta Dental PPO Plus Premier Plan and Delta Dental PPO Plan
  • VISION INSURANCE – Provided through Select Vision
  • FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS – Provided through AMERICAN FIDELITY. Employees may fund health and child care expenses on a pre-tax basis.
  • PRE-TAX – All deductions for health, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts are subject to deductions from paycheckbefore federal and state taxes are applied.

Life Insurance

Effective first day of employment:

  • The Standard - $20,000 policy – no cost to employee
  • Double indemnity for accidental death
  • SUPPLEMENTAL LIFE (TERM/WHOLE/UNIVERSAL AND AD&D) - Provided through The Standard and VOYA.

Long Term Disability - Provided through The Standard

Deferred Compensation

  • Lincoln Financial Group, Retirement Consultant David Weiland
  • Phone 1-410-663-1744 Email-
  • (Customer Service Representative 1-800-234-3500)

Retiree Health Care Insurance Benefits
Employees hired on or after 7/1/2010 will have an automatic PEHP account  made available as the primary retiree healthcare benefit.  This 105(h) Universal Reimbursement Account will only be able to be accessed upon separation of service and/or retirement whichever applicable. These accounts are employer funded, tax free, & portable with 20 different Nationwide investment options.   
These funds are solely for the use of offsetting your premium health care cost, prescriptions, co-pays and deductibles. Upon death funds are made available immediately to the surviving spouse or qualified dependents (as defined by the IRC 152 (a)).

Death Benefits Paid by County

  • $20,000 life insurance
  • 50% of accumulated sick leave
  • All accumulated annual leave
  • One month's salary
  • Personal leave (maximum of 2 days)

Death Benefits Paid by Retirement

  • One year’s pay (after 1 years’ service) plus employee’s contributions refunded with interest

Other Benefits

  • Auto, Home, and Boat Insurance
  • Counseling Service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Plan
  • Travel and Official Expense Reimbursement
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Uniforms and Safety Clothing
  • Retirement (State Pension System) - 7% employee contribution