Snohomish County offers a wide range of benefits to regular employees that are employed for at least 20 hours per week as part of your total compensation package. Choose from various healthcare insurance programs, plan for your future with savings and retirement options, enjoy generous leave policies, and protect yourself and your family with life insurance. Please note - benefits may vary depending on your Collective Bargaining Agreement and/or provisions outlined in Snohomish County Code Chapter 3A.06 or Chapter 3.68.
New employees must enroll within 30 days from your date of hire. You may enroll your spouse or eligible domestic partner, and biological, adopted, and step-children through the age of 26. Documentation may be required that demonstrates dependent eligibility (i.e. marriage or birth certificate) and must be received by the enrollment due date.
For new employees, the date your coverage starts is determined by your date of hire.
- Hired between the 1st - 15th: Benefits begin the 1st of the following month.
- Hired between the 16th - 31st: Benefits begin the 1st of the 2nd following month.