Employee Benefits

Teller County is proud to offer a wide range of benefits for all full-time employees, including: low cost Medical and Dental, free Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Telehealth and Employee Assistance Program; Optional Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, AFLAC products, Wellness Incentive Program; and two retirement plans available through Colorado Retirement Association (CRA), a mandatory 401(a) plan and a voluntary 457(b) plan. In addition, all Full-time employees accrue Paid Vacation and Accumulated Sick Time on a monthly basis. New full-time employees are eligible for benefits on the 1st of the month following date of hire.

Teller County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Medical Insurance - Employees have the option of two medical plans provided by Cigna Insurance Company:

  1. Health Savings Account (HSA) Open Access Plus (OAP) (aka High Deductible Health Plan) - the County pays the employee portion of premiums. There is a small cost to the employee if they wish to also cover eligible dependents.
    • This plan comes with a Health Savings Account (HSA)
  2. Copay OAP (aka point of service plan) - this plan has no deductible and the employee pays a larger portion of the monthly premium cost to the County. There is an additional cost to the employee if they wish to cover eligible dependents.

Both plans offer a Prescription Drug Benefit, and Cigna provides up-to-date drug lists online for subscribers.