Monday, February 17, 2020
Employee Benefits and Costs
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Award Programs
Retirement Planning Resources
Guardian is the underwriter for the County-paid life insurance.
Life Insurance Beneficiary Designation / Name Change (PDF)
For questions about County-provided life insurance contact the CAO-Health Benefits Division.
Kern Federal Credit Union
1717 Truxtun Avenue
1 (800) 336-KERN
For non-extra-help employees, vacation time is accrued on an hourly basis beginning with the first day of employment,
but new employees may not take paid vacation until completing their probationary period.
Employees may take whatever vacation leave balance they have to their credit any time, provided their
department head approves the vacation, and the amount taken at one time does not exceed twice the
employee's annual accrual.
For most employees, unused vacation time may be accumulated up to a maximum of at least three times the annual amount earned.
If an employee separates from service, any unused vacation balance is paid to the employee.
Most employees are covered under the State of California Unemployment Code Provisions.
(Employment Development Department)
1 (866) 333-4606
Employees may make contributions to United Way through payroll deduction.
Departmental Payroll Clerk or
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