- Human Resources
- Human Resources
- Benefits Summary
New employees begin their tenure with Glynn County as probationary employees. The probationary period is twelve months in duration. The period is utilized for closely observing the employee’s work and securing the most effective adjustment of a new employee to his/her position.
Employees are paid on a bi-weekly basis. Direct deposit is required for all new employees.
Probationary employees receive performance reviews at three and six months of employment. Annual performance reviews occur annually.
PTO - Personal Time Off
Paid time off can be used when the employee is absent from work due to the employee's (or someone whom the employee is providing care) sickness or medical needs, vacation, appointments, or any other personal purpose(s) or reason(s) that requires or results in the employee being absent from work when otherwise scheduled to be there. Full-time employees shall be entitled to earn and accrue paid PTO. Regular part-time employees shall be entitled to leave in proportion to the number of hours worked. Temporary employees shall not be eligible for annual leave.
Regular Full-Time Employees accrue Personal Time Off as follows:
|Years of Service||Accrual Per Month||Day Per Year @ 8 Hours|
|Hire Date - 5||12 hours/month||18 days/year|
|5 - 10||14 hours/month||21 days/year|
|10 - 15||16 hours/month||24 days/year|
|15 - 20||18 hours/month||27 days/year|
|20 +||20 hours/month||30 days/year|
Glynn County observes twelve paid holidays per year: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday following Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Employees are expected to work the day before and the day after a holiday (if those are their normal working days) unless the Department Director approves annual leave in advance. An employee who is not on approved leave and who fails to report on a scheduled workday before or after a holiday shall not be paid for the holiday.
Employee Assistance Program
Counseling for personal and family problems including alcohol and/or substance abuse is available to regular full-time employees and members of their immediate family as defined by the policy. This program is confidential, and information is not provided to anyone without specific written authorization by the employee. The County pays the cost of the first six visits from an approved list of service providers. Additional sessions are paid for through the group health plan.
Health Care Plan, Life Insurance, and Long-term Disability
The health care benefit plan is a comprehensive major medical program utilizing a Preferred Provider Organization of physicians and hospitals. Coverage begins the first of the month following 30 days after the date of full-time employment. There are two plans to choose from:
|Coverage||$750 Deductible Plan (Bi-Weekly Rate)||$1000 Deductible Plan (Bi-Weekly Rate)|
|Employee + 1||$89||$60|
Optional benefits such as dental and vision are available and paid for by the employee.
Deferred compensation is a tax-deferred supplemental retirement program that enables employees to contribute a portion of their salary, before federal and state taxes, to a retirement account. Taxes are applicable when the deferred income plus earnings are distributed to you. Nationwide Retirement Solutions is the deferred compensation vendor for Glynn County.
Glynn County provides a Defined Contribution Plan for all eligible employees. The County will put in 3%, the employee may contribute, and the County will match up to an additional 3%. Eligible employees are fully vested after 5 years of f service. The normal retirement age is sixty-five; however, employees with thirty years of service at age fifty-five may receive immediate unreduced benefits.