2021 Employee Benefits
Ozaukee County understands the importance of providing a high quality comprehensive benefits package to our employees. Please see a summary of our benefits listed below:
Ozaukee County offers WCA GHT health insurance to our employees working 30.00 hours or more per week for health insurance. The employee is eligible for Health Insurance the first day of the month following completion of two calendar months of employment.
The pre-taxed health deductions are taken on the last payroll of the month, a month before the premium is due.
For additional information regarding WCA GHT Health Insurance, please see their website: www.WCAGHT.org
To register on-line to access claims information, to find a doctor in your network or for general assistance with managing your healthcare please see UMR’s website: www.umr.com or contact their customer service at 1-800-826-9781.
WCA Group Health works with CVS Caremark to administer the prescription portion of our health care plan.
For additional information, please see their website: www.Caremark.com or contact the Customer Service Department at 1-866-818-6911.
Ozaukee County offers employees working 18.75 or more hours per week dental insurance through MetLife. The employee is eligible for Dental Insurance the first day of the month following completion of two calendar months of employment.
The pre-taxed Dental deductions are taken on the first payroll in the month, a month before the premium is due.
The 2021 monthly premiums are listed below:
Single Plan: $30.52
1+1 Plan: $56.80
For new 2021 dental enrollments during the open enrollment period, the following waiting periods apply:
Preventative Services: No Waiting Period
Basic Restorative Services (Fillings): 6 month waiting period
Basic - All Other Services: 12 month waiting period.
Major Services: 24 month waiting period.
For additional information regarding our dental plan, please visit:
MeLife’s website: MetLife Dental Insurance Benefits or contact a Customer Service Representative at 1-800-438-6388.
Ozaukee County offers employees working 18.75 or more hours per week vision insurance through MetLife. The employee is eligible for Vision Insurance the first day of the month following completion of two calendar months of employment.
Please note: WCA Insurance provides an annual routine vision exam, at no cost to the employee. No other vision discounts are given.
The pre-taxed vision deductions are taken on the first payroll of the month, a month before the premium is due.
The 2021 month premiums are listed below:
Single - Plus Spouse: $16.23
Single-Plus Child(ren): $17.00
For additional information regarding our vision plan, please visit.
MetLife’s website: www.metlife.com/mybenefits or contact a Customer Service Representative at 1-800-438-6388.
Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)
Eligible employees automatically participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) which is the pension plan for state and local government employees. Both the employer and the employee contribute an equal amount. In 2020 both Ozaukee County and the employee will contribute 6.75%.
Life/ AD&D/ Disability Insurance Plan
Ozaukee County will continue to provide Life Insurance and Long Term Disability coverage for all eligible employees as indicated below. This policy is underwritten by MetLife.
The life insurance coverage is based on the employee’s straight time salary.
An employee is eligible the first day of the month following six calendar months of employment.
Life Benefit Coverage (Employer Paid)
Life and AD&D Amount: One times salary up to $140,000 max based on your negotiated benefits.
Reduction Schedule: Your benefit will reduce 35% at age 65, and an additional 15% at age 70 and terminate when you terminate from the group.
Long Term Disability - (Employer Paid)
When does my benefit begin: 90 Days elimination period
How long will my benefit pay if I am disabled? SSNRA - Social Security normal retirement age.
Benefit: 60% of monthly salary up to a maximum benefit of $7,000 based on your negotiated benefit.
Buy Up Program for Sheriffs: 60% of salary to a maximum benefit of $5,000/month.
Please note this is a summary outline of above listed benefits. Refer to the actual Plan Document for the guidelines for specific conditions, coverage’s and limits. If there are any discrepancies between information found here and the Plan Document, the Plan Document shall govern.
Ozaukee County employees are eligible for ten paid holidays effective immediately.
New Year’s Day
Day after Thanksgiving
New Year’s Eve Day
Floating Holiday (Please note the Floating Holiday must be used in 2020 as it does not carry over to the next year)
Ozaukee County employees are eligible to earn up to 12 sick days per year, which can be taken as the employee accrues.
Employees are eligible for vacation which is available as the employee accrues.
Years of Service Vacation Accrued
1-6 years 2 weeks
7-14 years 3 weeks
15-24 years 4 weeks
25 plus years 5 weeks