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BPRD Employee Benefits

Full-Time Positions

Full-Time Benefits

Employees receive:

    • Paid sick leave
    • Paid vacation, paid holidays, and one paid personal day each year
    • Health Insurance, including medical, dental, vision & hearing
    • Family Facility Pass for Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, The Pavilion and the Larkspur Community Center
    • Family discounts on many recreation programs
    • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that offers work-life counseling and family resources
    • Life insurance
    • Long-term disability insurance
    • Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses
    • Annual merit increases, if approved by the Board of Directors, and is based on performance
    • Bend Park and Recreation District participates in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS and OPSRP) on behalf of its employees. The district contributes the employer portion; there is also a mandatory employee portion. Upon eligibility, which defined as working at least six months in an eligible position, employees will contribute 6% to their employee portion, which is called the Individual Account Program.
    • Opportunity to enroll in a deferred compensation (457(b)) offering a wide variety of investment options.

Part-Time Positions

Part-Time Benefited Positions

Employees receive:

    • Paid sick leave accrued at a rate of at least 1 hour per 30 hours worked
    • Paid vacation, paid holidays, and one paid personal day each year
    • Opportunity to enroll in medical, dental and vision health insurance plans after one full pay period
    • Facility Pass for Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, The Pavilion and the Larkspur Community Center to use immediately. Pass is extended to family members after 6 months of employment
    • Discounts on many recreation programs. Discounts are extended to family member after 6 months of employment provided employee works at least 50 hours each month
    • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that offers work-life counseling and family resources
    • Retirement benefits through PERS and Deferred Compensation Programs
    • Additional benefits may be available based on position

Part-Time & Seasonal Positions (non-benefited)

Employees receive:

    • Paid sick leave accrued at a rate of at least 1 hour per 30 hours worked
    • Facility Pass for Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, The Pavilion and the Larkspur Community Center to use immediately. Pass is extended to family members after 6 months of employment
    • Discounts on many recreation programs. Discounts are extended to family member after 6 months of employment provided employee works at least 50 hours each month
    • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that offers work-life counseling and family resources

Other Information

HOLIDAYS

Full-Time employees and eligible part-time benefited employees receive the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day – January 1
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – Third Monday in January
  • President’s Day – Third Monday in February
  • Memorial Day – Last Monday in May
  • Independence Day – July 4
  • Labor Day – First Monday in September
  • Veteran’s Day – November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day – Fourth Thursday in November
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day – December 25

DIRECT PAYROLL DEPOSIT

Employees are encouraged to have their paycheck deposited directly into their bank or credit union. Forms are available from Payroll or Human Resources.

OTHER BENEFITS

Employees may participate in the Mid-Oregon Federal Credit Union.

For Benefits Questions:

Our District Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, closed on holidays. Our office is currently closed to in-person visits so please call or email.

Kelly Powell
Benefits Specialist
Email Kelly Powell

Bend Park and Recreation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The District is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  It is the District’s policy to employ, retain, promote, terminate and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence.  This policy shall be applied without regard to any individual’s gender, gender identity (individual’s actual gender identity, appearance, expression or behavior differs from that traditionally associated with the individual’s sex at birth, or is transitioning gender), sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, or physical or mental disability or which, with reasonable accommodation, does not prevent the employee from adequately performing the essential functions of the position, or any other status protected by the law unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification.