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City Provided Benefits (Full-Time Employees)

CalPERS - Health Benefits

Eligibility begins the first of the month following your hire date. You pay a monthly employee contribution based on your Bargaining Unit’s MOU. CalPERS offers 10 health plans for the Bay Area. Open Enrollment is held each fall to allow members to make health plan changes.

MetLife - Dental Benefits

Dental Benefits, for you and qualified members of your family, are paid for by the City of Petaluma. Eligibility begins the first of the month following your hire date.

MetLife - Vision Benefits

Vision Benefits, for you and qualified members of your family, are paid for by the City of Petaluma. Eligibility begins the first of the month following your hire date.

Cash-In-Lieu - Medical Cash Back

Taxable “opt out” amount, if the employee declines medical coverage under the City of Petaluma’s group health plan because the employee has coverage under a spouse’s or parent’s health coverage.

Cigna - Life and Accident Insurance

Basic Term Life and Basic Personal Accident Insurance are paid for by the City of Petaluma. Eligibility begins the on your hire date. Refer to your Bargaining Unit’s (MOU) or Employment Contract for specific amounts of coverage.

Cigna - Long Term Disability Insurance

Long Term Disability Insurance is paid for by the City of Petaluma. Based on eligibility, this plan pays a benefit of up to 60% of your monthly covered earnings. You must be disabled for 60 days before benefits may be payable.

City Provided Information and Forms

Download a pdf of City provided benefits for full-time employees.

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