Benefits

Our Benefits:

Douglas County Libraries offers competitive salaries; (PERA) Public Employers Retirement Association of Colorado pension plan (visit PERA to review plan benefits regarding retirement and Social Security); health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; extended illness pay; flexible spending accounts for medical and child / elder care expenses; fitness center membership discounts; and an employee assistance program. Full-time employees accrue 31 days of paid time off annually.

Douglas County Libraries means more than just a paycheck. Our wide range of benefits ensures that employees and their families enjoy a healthy and secure lifestyle.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, and based on eligibility, employees receive some benefits automatically. Employees can also select other benefits (electives) that are paid for through convenient payroll deductions.

We offer the following benefits:

DCL - Provided Employee Benefits (based on eligibility):

  • Medical Insurance (shared by employee and the Library)
  • Colorado PERA Disability Plan - Eligibility requirements apply
  • Colorado PERA Retirement Plan
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Family Support Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Library Conferences
  • Organizational Development and Employee Training
  • Payroll Direct Deposit
  • Free Checking (Wells Fargo, Guaranty Bank and Air Academy)
  • Recreation Center Discount (Castle Rock, Parker)
  • Book Purchase Discounts

Elective Employee Benefits

Employees can also select other benefits (electives) based on eligibility, paid for by the employee through convenient payroll deductions.

  • Colorado PERA 401k Plan
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (PERA)
  • Flexible Spending Account Plan
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Accident Insurance