The City of Hayden offers employees a caring work environment along with one of the best benefits packages in the area. City services, employment opportunities, and benefits are provided without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.
The City of Hayden provides a Gold 500 plan with an option for employees to buy up to a Platinum plan by paying the difference cost between the two premiums.
The City maintains a preferred provider plan through Delta Dental of Idaho. The plan includes regular checks every six months for preventative care at no cost to the employee.
Our vision benefit is part of our medical plan and pays 100% of the cost for the exam with $150 toward the purchase of hardware.
The City of Hayden participates in the State of Idaho Public Employees Retirement System. In addition to the regular retirement plan, employees who want to increase their retirement savings through a tax-deferred program may also enroll in the PERSI Choice Plan.
City of Hayden employees looking for banking and loan services are eligible to sign up with the Public Employee Credit Union. With respect to other benefit options available, employees can purchase a variety of programs through AFLAC that provide coverage for short- and long-term disability, additional dental, cancer, and accidents. The NCPERS plan through HealthSmart offers employees an opportunity to secure term life insurance. Employees who would like a tax break on their unreimbursed medical and dental costs have the option to participate in a Flexible Spending Account program through PEAK 1 Administration.
The City of Hayden provides a Paid Time Off (PTO) program that allows eligible employees to take care of personal and family needs, travel, vacation at home, etc. New employees accrue leave at the rate of 7 hours per pay period for the first three years of employment or 182 hours per year. The rate increases to 8.54 hours in year 4, and 9.45 hours per pay period in year 6. The accrual rate caps at 11.0 hours per in year 11.
The City of Hayden provides eleven official paid holidays for full-time employees. Days recognized by the City include: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr./Human Rights Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.