Part-Time Employee Benefits
- Last Updated: 21 January 2014
Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is compulsory for all part-time or temporary employees who work 20 hours or more per week for at least 20 weeks (does not have to be consecutive) within the fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).
The Arizona State Retirement System is a defined benefit retirement program. Benefits to members of this program include retirement benefits, survivor benefits, long-term disability, and group health insurance coverage for retired or disabled members and health insurance premium benefits.
Long Term Disability Benefits
Long Term Disability Insurance is provided as a benefit under your retirement plan. This program provides you with a monthly benefit designed to partially replace income lost during periods of total disability resulting from a covered injury, sickness or pregnancy.
The following are voluntary benefits and premiums / contributions are funded 100% by the employee:
Supplemental Retirement Savings Plans
403(b) and 457(b) Programs
A variety of companies offer a convenient way to set money aside, tax free, for future needs, such as education and retirement.
The Companies available for the 403(b) and 457(b) plans are ING, VALIC, The Hartford, VALIC, MetLife, and Security Benefit.
Flexible Benefit Plan
Part-time staff may sign up to participate in the Flexible Benefit Plan as a way to save pre-tax dollars on qualified health, dental and dependent care expense. This benefit is administered through Discovery Benefits.
Part-time employees who work twenty (20) hours or more for twenty (20) consecutive weeks are eligible for seven (7) credits per semester with 100% of the tuition waived. The seven (7) credit hours can be shared with eligible spouse and/or dependents. Non-resident tuition, registration, lab fees and other materials are excluded.
- Coconino Federal Credit Union Membership
- Arizona State Credit Union Membership
- Worker’s Compensation Insurance
- Social Security participation
- Unemployment compensation
- Athletic Club discounts
- · CCC Employees may be eligible for Government discounts for cell phone service, hotels and insurance