Employee Benefits

In addition to competitive salaries and a work culture that emphasizes safety, cooperation and efficiency, our employees receive a number of benefits that make SD1 a great place to start or continue a career.

SD1’s generous benefits package includes:

  • Group health and dental insurance through Medical Benefits Administrators
  • No-cost life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (medical and dependent care)
  • Pension plan through the Kentucky Retirement System’s County Employees Retirement System (CERS)
  • Supplemental life, cancer, accident and critical illness insurance coverage
  • 401K, 457 and 401K Roth plans through Kentucky Deferred Compensation Authority
  • Work boot reimbursement, clothing allowance, uniform and uniform maintenance for eligible employees
  • Vacation time (96-176 hours based on years of service)
  • Eleven paid holidays (New Years Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, one floating holiday)
  • Eight hours of sick time accrual per month
  • Bereavement leave, jury duty leave, and voting time off
  • Benefit continuation under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), which gives employees and their dependents the opportunity to continue health insurance coverage under SD1’s health plan when a “qualifying event” would normally result in loss of eligibility.
  • Membership eligibility in C&O United Credit Union
  • Educational assistance program
  • Employee assistance program through St. Elizabeth Medical Center
  • Licensure assistance
  • Shift pay differential
  • SD1 apparel allowance
  • On-site fitness room and wellness initiatives

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