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MDH Employee Full-time Benefit Package

To show appreciation to our employees for their dedicated service, MDH offers an extensive benefit package.
Health Insurance* - Blue Cross Blue Shield

Dental Insurance* - MetLife

Vision Insurance* - MetLife

*Spouses who are eligible for insurance at their place of employment or school are not eligible for MDH's Health or Dental Insurance. Spouses are eligible for vision insurance regardless of participation in another vision plan. Children under age 26 are eligible regardless of student status/marital status/place of residence.

Benefits are effective on the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.
Free Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance - Equal to annual base salary

  • Free Long Term Disability Insurance (effective after 6 months of disability; payable at 60% of monthly base salary up to a maximum of $10,000 per month)
  • Self-Purchased Accident Insurance - Payroll Deduction
  • Self-Purchased Life Insurance - Payroll Deduction
  • Seven Paid Holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and Birthday (Holiday pay not payable within first 90 days of employment.)
  • After five years' employment, Employment Anniversary Holiday
  • Paid Vacation: After 6 months-1 week, after 1 year-an additional week, 5 years-3 weeks, 10 years add an additional 16 hours; 15 years+-4 weeks
  • 401(A) Pension Plan Eligibility after 1 year of employment: 2% employee contribution with matching MDH contribution of 4%
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan - maximum of $19,500 a year tax deferred (in lieu of IRAs) with additional catch-up deferrals up to $26,000 for participants 50 years of age and older and $37,000 for participants within 3 years of retirement.
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Paid Funeral Leave (up to 24 hours of lost work time for each occurrence)
  • Paid Jury Duty (up to 80 hours per calendar year)
  • Credit Union
  • Tuition Reimbursement - after six months of employment, $3,000 per year
  • Reimbursement for travel and expenses to meetings and workshops
  • Monetary Tenure Awards for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 years
  • Sick Leave--accrue 8 hours each month to a maximum of 120 days
  • 32 Hours Personal Time per calendar year (sick leave exchange)
  • Partial amount of sick hours converted to earnings or pension contribution (if eligible after 10 years of employment)
  • YMCA Discount/Payroll Deduction
  • Kare-A-Lot – Sick child daycare through Acute Care at $2.50 per hour
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Benefit Accounts for Dependent Care and Unreimbursed Medical/Dental/Vision Expenses
  • Free Employee Health Screening 2 times a year
  • Free Employee Fitness Room
  • LifeSteps Wellness Program with Monetary Incentives Available after 90 days of employment
  • Cafeteria Payroll Deduction and 18% employee discount
  • (Part-time employees working 24 hrs or more are eligible for a simliar benefit package.)