Cover the Basics

The County of Marin offers a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement savings. Eligible employees are provided with an allowance that can be used to purchase health benefits including medical, dental, and vision as well as life and long-term disability insurance. For detailed information about the benefit plans offered, please refer to the Employee Benefits Guide.

Health Benefits

Our health benefits package includes medical, dental and vision insurance as well as life and long-term disability insurance.

County Retirement Plan

All permanent/regular hire employees who work at least 75% of full time in a permanent position are eligible for membership and automatically enrolled in the County's defined benefit retirement plan.

Flexible Spending Account

Flexible spending account (FSA) is a tax-advantaged account that allows you to use pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified medical (Health FSA) or dependent care (DCAP) expenses.

Employee Wellness Program

The County provides opportunities and resources for employees to champion their health and well being.

Transit Benefits

The RideGreen program is the County’s comprehensive commute alternatives program that includes incentives for carpooling and bicycling, and pre-tax benefits for transit commuting.

Employee Assistance Program

EAP provides short-term, solution-oriented counseling to employees and their family members. Services are free, voluntary and confidential.

Additional Benefits

  • Life and AD&D Insurance — Life insurance offers you and your loved ones basic financial protection if you die. All regular-hire, benefits-eligible employees are automatically enrolled in Basic Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage. Employees may also purchase Dependent Life & AD&D Insurance and/or Supplemental Life Insurance.
  • Long-Term Disability — Long-Term Disability Insurance may replace a portion of your income if you become sick or injured and unable to work for an extended period of time.
  • Supplemental Retirement Options - Employees may contribute to the Marin County 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plans offered through Nationwide.