Howard County Library System
 
Benefits

As part of a comprehensive benefits package, Howard County Library is proud to offer these generous benefits to our exempt and non-exempt full-time employees (who enjoy a 37.5 hour work week) and part-time employees (who enjoy approximately 20 hours/week):


  • Enrollment in the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System for most employees (seven percent mandatory contribution matched by the State)

  • Vacation (three weeks/year - years one through three, four weeks/year beginning year four)

  • Sick (three weeks/year, unlimited accrual)

  • Personal Leave (two days/year)

  • Holiday Leave (14 days/year including two floating holidays)

  • Birthday Leave

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Civic Duty Leave

  • Payroll Direct Deposit

  • Savings Bonds

  • Deferred Compensation plans

  • Medical coverage for the employee, their spouse and dependents (three plans to choose from)

  • Prescription Drug coverage for the employee, their spouse and dependents (included as part of medical coverage)

  • Vision coverage for the employee, their spouse and dependents (included as part of medical coverage)

  • Dental coverage for the employee, their spouse and dependents (two plans to choose from)

  • Pre-tax health insurance premium deductions

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA; both are pre-tax)

  • United Legal Benefits

  • Long Term Care

  • Critical Illness

  • Short Term Disability

  • Universal Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Life Insurance for the employee, their spouse and dependents

  • Employee assistance program at no cost to the employee

  • Tower Federal Credit Union eligibility

  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance

  • Unemployment Insurance

     



 
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