Benefits of State Employment

This summary of benefits is meant only as a brief description of some of the benefits available to State employees. Please refer and read all plan documents for more complete descriptions. The State of Alabama and its agencies reserve the right, at its discretion, to alter any or all plans and benefits described in this summary for any reason at any time with or without notice

Retirement

Low Cost Insurance

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health (Single/Family Coverage)
  • Optional Dental (Single/Family Coverage)
  • Optional Health and Supplemental Insurance Coverage
  • Optional Cancer Policy
  • Discounted Vision Care Program
  • Flexible Benefits Program (pre-tax dollars for qualified Medical Expense and Dependent Care)
  • * See State Employees' Insurance Board(SEIB) for more details

Paid Time Off

  • 12 Holidays per year
  • 1 Personal leave day per year or Mardi Gras Holiday (Baldwin and Mobile counties only)
  • 13 Sick days per year (accrued time off)
  • 13 to 29 Annual leave days per year (accrued time off)
  • 168 Hours of military leave per year

Miscellaneous Benefits

  • Direct Deposit or Check Card
  • Payroll deductions for insurance
  • Payroll deductions for organization dues, credit union and United Way
  • Employee Discounts (hotel/motel, travel, rental car, cellular service, etc.)