Office of Benefit Services
The Office of Benefit Services administers the division’s benefit programs in a fair and equitable manner that complies with all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations. The office actively manages all employee insurance and financial programs, which include medical, dental, vision, and life; healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts; and 403(b) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement savings programs.
Wellness activities are integral to slowing the rate of increase in health program costs through positive employee engagement programming, and include management and oversight of the enhanced Employee Assistance Program. OBS provides strategic oversight of sick and annual leave, and short- and long-term disability, Workers’ Compensation, and Leave of Absence programs that include Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitlements.