Why Work for Us?

We compare with the best companies in Washtenaw County when it comes to work/life balance. We recognize that Human Capital is our most valuable asset. After all, we are in the "service business."

Competitive Salaries

  • Merit based salary increases
  • Paid on a biweekly basis
  • Direct deposit your pay check into the bank of your choice

Take Time Off for You & Your Family

  • Paid holidays
  • Sick day banks that accrue at 1 day per month
  • Vacation day banks that accrue 1 day per month, and
  • quickly increase with years of service

Your Health & Well Being is Important

  • Low cost sharing Medical and Employer-paid Dental Coverage for you and your family
  • Insurance benefits for Other Eligible Adults
  • Employer-paid Life Insurance Benefits
  • Long Term Disability Insurance Options
  • Pre-tax Health Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Pre-tax Dependant Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program

We Are a Learning Organization

  • Employer-Sponsored Professional Development Program
  • Classroom and online training provided at no cost to the employee
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Available to employees after one year of full-time employment
    • 50% of tuition reimbursed to employees upon completion of classes with a grade of "C" or better

Great Retirement Plans to Shelter Your Future

  • Defined Contribution (Except Sheriff's Department)
    • You contribute (pre-tax gross) 7% (dependent upon employee group)
    • 10 year Vesting (dependent upon employee group)
  • Defined Benefit Program through the Municipal Employees' Retirement System (MERS) (Sheriff's Department Employees Only)
  • At your expense you can also participate in a 457 Deferred Compensation Program (open to all employee
  • groups) through payroll deduction

So what is the secret to getting on the Washtenaw County Team?

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