As Career Service, Selected Exempt Service, or Senior Management Service employees, we receive a generous benefit package which includes:
|Deferred Compensation - This website provides information on the tax deferred "employee contribution" investment program available to state employees. (This includes OPS employees.)|
Direct Deposit- Salary and retirement payments are directly deposited into your designated bank, savings and loan association, or credit unions via Electronic Funds Transfer.(This is also available to OPS employees.)
Employee Assistance Programs- The EAP program, provided by Horizon Health, offers confidential, professional counseling services, 24 hours a day, and at no cost to state employees and their family members. (This is also available to OPS employees.)
Florida Retirement System - This website contains information about state retirement systems in Florida.
State of Florida Investment Plan- This website offers information on the state's defined contribution retirement plan.
Florida Tuition Waiver Program - This program allows state employees to enroll for up to 6 credit hours of courses per term at a state university or community colleges, on a space-available basis.
Holidays - State employees are granted 10 paid holidays per year.
Leave - Each employee is eligible for leave benefits which include, but are not limited to, annual, sick, administrative, family medical, educational, disability and military leave.
Mentoring Program - Each employee may be granted up to one hour of administrative leave per week, not to exceed five hours per calendar month, to participate in school or community voluntary activities.
State of Florida FICA Alternative Plan Enrollment Form with Plan Brochure [Rev 6-5-12] (pdf 409.47 kB) - OPS Employees Only
State Group Insurance - This website offers information on the employee benefits program for active and retired state employees and their families.