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:


Health Insurance

Ozaukee County's health insurance is offered through WCA-Group Health Trust and is administered through UMR.

  • In order to be eligible employees must work a minimum of 30 hours per week.   
  • 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 insurance deductions are taken a month BEFORE the premium is due.  
  • Employees and their dependents enrolled in our health insurance plan can utilize the Aurora Group Health Trust Clinic at NO COST.
  • Basic eye exams are covered under our health insurance plan at NO COST to the employee.
  • Only one preventative annual exam will be covered in a calendar year.

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.

Benefit Summary January 1 , 2022 through December 31, 2022

Ozaukee County 2022 Benefit Booklet

Ozaukee County 2022 Summary Plan Document

2022 Summary Modification Letter

Annual Compliance Notices

Earn From Mistakes of Others

How to Read Your Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

Find a Provider

Maternity Management

Healthy Skin

Hearing Aids

Health Insurance Enrollment and Change form

CVS Caremark

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.

CVS – Checking Your Medication Costs

CVS Caremark.com

CVS Digital Benefits

Prescriptions Delivered to Your Door

CVS Prescription Mail Service Order Form


Dental Insurance

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 a month before the premium is due.

The 2022 monthly premiums are listed below:

Single Plan:  $35.60

1+1 Plan:  $66.25

Family:  $112.35

For new 2022 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.

2022 MetLife Dental Benefit Summary - Plan Design

How to Use Your Dental Insurance Overview

MetLife My Benefits Registration Flyer

How to Find a Dental Provider

MetLife Dental App Flyer

Dental Insurance Card Information

MetLife Dental Enrollment Form

Vision

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  a month before the premium is due.

The 2022 month premiums are listed below:

                   Single: $8.80

                   Single - Plus Spouse: $16.23

                   Single-Plus Child(ren):  $17.00

                   Family:  $25.46

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.

2022 MetLife Vision Insurance Summary Plan Design

MetLife My Benefits Registration Flyer

MetLife Find a Vision Provider Flyer

Vision Insurance ID Card Information

MetLife Vision Enrollment Form

Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) – Website:  etf.wi.gov

The Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) is a pension plan that is intended to provide you with a lifetime retirement payment once you are vested and have reached minimum retirement age.   It is administered by Employee Trust Fund (ETF). This is a state administered program consisting of two required components:  an employee and employer contribution.  In 2022, employees automatically contribute 6.50% which is deducted directly from their paycheck and Ozaukee County matches the contribution at 6.50%. You should see this on your earnings statement under both deductions and benefit section. 

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.

Basic Life and AD&D Full Time Employees (Excluding Psychiatrists and Union Employees)

Basic Term Life and AD&D Full Time Union Employees

Basic Term Life and AD&D Full-Time Psychiatrists

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.

Long Term Disability - Full Time Employees (Excluding Psychiatrists and Union Employees)

Long Term Disability - Union Employees

Long Term Disability - Full-Time Psychiatrists

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.

Paid Holidays

Ozaukee County employees are eligible for ten paid holidays effective immediately.

New Year’s Day

Memorial Day

July 4th

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

New Year’s Eve Day

Floating Holiday (Please note the Floating Holiday must be used in 2022 as it does not carry over to the next year)

Sick Days

Ozaukee County employees are eligible to earn up to 12 sick days per year, which can be taken as the employee accrues.

Vacation

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

2022 Wellness Offerings

Exercise Offerings through the Port Washington Park and Recreation Department.

Employees are eligible for a fifty percent (50%) county-sponsored subsidy for approved exercise classes offered through the Port Washington Park and Recreation Department. Employees are eligible to attend any of the exercise classes offered in the community. You will need to show your employee ID and driver's license at the time the class is purchased and need to make the purchase in person at their office. Please see the Port Fitness portion of the Port Washington Park and Recreation Department's website for more information:  https://portwashington.recdesk.com

Wellness 50% Reimbursement

Employees are eligible for 50% reimbursement for purchasing a variety wellness-related items with a maximum of $180.00 reimbursed per calendar year.  To be eligible for this benefit, employees must be actively employed and enrolled in Ozaukee County's health insurance.  In order to receive your reimbursement you would need to submit your receipt showing proof of purchase to Katherine Etta in Human Resources.

Tuition Reimbursement

Ozaukee County encourages continuing education by offering Education and Tuition Assistance as part of the fringe benefit package. Education and Tuition Assistance is intended to provide assistance to employees to voluntarily participate in on-going education for the mutual benefit of the employee and Ozaukee County. It is the policy of the County to support on-going education programs which encourage employees to expand knowledge and job performance skills relevant to the employee’s current or a possible future job with the County. Any Ozaukee County employee actively employed a minimum of 37.50 hours during a biweekly pay period, which consists of 75 hours for full time, or 40.00 hours during a biweekly pay period which consists of 80 hours for full time, who have completed their initial probationary period prior to the start of a class. Employees are eligible for up to $250.00 reimbursement per semester; $500.00 annually