A Generous Benefits Package

The County pays an average of 88% of the total cost of benefits. In addition, if you participate in the Wellness Incentive Program you can earn a Wellness Reward of $30 per pay period.


Top Tier Healthcare and Low Premiums

Four plan options are available. Each plan includes free preventive care (in-network only) and is bundled with a prescription drug and behavioral health benefit. The Cigna Network Plan requires you to use a network provider in Maricopa County.


Save Cash on Your Commute

  • Full-time employees have the option of using all Valley Metro transit services to commute to/from work for free or to participate in a vanpool
  • Free parking

Wellness at Work

  • Wellness reward (i.e., a medical premium reduction of $30/per pay period) for completing activities
  • Nutrition, weight management, smoking cessation, group exercise and other free classes offered 
  • Free 24/7 fitness centers at various County locations
  • County-sponsored Wellness events 

Generous Time Off

Holidays (10 paid per year and one personal day)

Vacation (based on a 40-hour week)

  • Three weeks a year for the first three years
  • Progressive to just over five weeks a year for 19 years and over

Sick Leave (based on a 40-hour week)

  • Ten days a year for the first three years
  • Progressive to just over 14-1/2 days a year for six years and over

Paid Parental Leave

  • 240 hours of paid time off for birth or adoption of single child (prorated for part-time)



Additional Perks

  • Back up care for children and seniors – Care.com 
  • Childcare tuition discount with KinderCare
  • Dental (three plan options)
  • Disability
  • Discounted County Parks Pass
  • Employee Discounts
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Family Care Benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Group legal plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Pet benefits
  • Supplemental Health Benefits (Accident, Illness, Hospital Indemnity)
  • Training and development
  • Vision
  • Coming in 2025 – near site child care center with low tuition rates
  • Employees may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Save Now and for Your Future

  • Covered by a state-sponsored retirement plan through Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS)
    • Arizona State Retirement System: 602-240-2000 | www.azasrs.gov
    • Public Safety Personnel Retirement System: 602-255-5575 |  www.psprs.com
  • A Smart Savings Plan allows you to set aside money from your paycheck (pre-tax or post tax) toward retirement savings
  • A Post-Employment Health Plan (PEHP) provides a $10,000 contribution to a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) at retirement when you have accumulated 1,000 hours of sick leave