Benefits For Communications Operators

September 21, 2020


  • State-paid health and life insurance plans for you. Insurance becomes effective the first month following the 90-day waiting period. (Hourly and Part-time employees, State-paid at 50%)
  • Optional dental plan and health insurance for your family members
  • State retirement matching contribution of 10 percent of gross salary. Mandatory 9.5% of your monthly salary is deducted pre-tax and deposited into your personal state retirement account.
  • Optional 401K and 457 Plans
  • Flexible health and dependent day care accounts
  • Optional term life insurance for you and your dependents
  • Short and long term disability insurance for you
  • Voluntary AD&D insurance
  • Employees Retirement System (ERS)
  • Longevity Pay (Full-time employees)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid sick leave accrues from your first day at work
  • Sick Leave Pool for catastrophic illnesses and injuries
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Smoke-free workplace
  • Paid vacation accrues from your first day worked
  • Paid Federal and State holidays
  • Free Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Programs
  • DPS Credit Union
  • On-site training opportunities
  • Use of gym/fitness center (not available at all locations)
  • Health and Wellness Program/ERS Wellness Resources