Public Health Advisory

Modified operations due to COVID-19:
Parks and trails open with temporary use and distancing rules.
Basketball courts closed | Playgrounds open

Juniper Swim & Fitness Center: Fitness and swimming open
Summer registration open and programs underway
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BPRD Employee Benefits

HEALTH INSURANCE:

The district offers a PPO insurance plan through PacificSource. To find a preferred provider through PacificSource, please go to www.Pacificsource.com. Once you are on the website, go to the Provider Directory and follow the instructions to select a preferred provider.

Full-Time Employees: Are eligible to enroll with no more than a one-month waiting period. The district pays 90-percent of the monthly premium for full-time employees and 75-percent of the premium for dependents.

Part-Time Employees: May enroll based upon position eligibility.

DENTAL INSURANCE:

Full-Time employees: The district is self-insured and offers a traditional dental plan managed by QVI Risk Solutions, Inc. The district pays 100-percent of the monthly premiums for full-time employees.

Part-Time employees: May enroll based upon position eligibility.

VISION INSURANCE:

Full-Time Employees: The district is self-insured through QVI Risk Solutions, Inc. The district pays 100-percent of the monthly premium for full-time employees.

Part-Time Employees:  May enroll based upon position eligibility.

VOLUNTARY LIFE INSURANCE

Full-Time Employees: The district provides a $50,000 Term Life insurance policy through UNUM Assurance Company.

LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD)

The district provides a long-term disability plan, through UNUM Assurance Company for full-time employees.

SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCE

Through Colonial Life, employees may elect to purchase Short Term Disability, Cancer Protection, Accident Benefits, Intensive Care, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Care.

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PLAN

The district provides a confidential employee assistance program to all employees. Premiums are 100-percent paid by the district and coverage includes three counseling sessions per year for the employee and eligible dependents. Services are provided by St. Charles Behavioral Health and are confidential to the fullest extent provided by law.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT

Enrollment in the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plan gives employees the opportunity to pay for certain expenses on a pre-tax basis, such as dependent care costs and out-of-pocket medical and dental expenses.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION

Employees may voluntarily participate in deferred compensation through Nationwide and/or AIG Financial Services. Deferred compensation plans are 457 plans that allow employees to defer a portion of their salary on a pre-tax or post-tax basis until retirement.

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (PERS)

 

Eligibility: After completion of six full calendar months, with a minimum of 600 hours in a calendar year, employees will automatically become a member of PERS.

Contributions: The district pays the employer contribution (based on salary) to this retirement program for employees. Employees contribute 6-percent of their pay into the Individual Account Plan.

More Information: Please visit the PERS website at www.oregon.gov/PERS or call 888-320-7377.

Link to the most recent OPSRP Member’s booklet for employees hired on or after August 29, 2003 www.oregon.gov/PERS/MEM/OPSRPPLAN/docs/publications/opsrp_handbook_03_05.pdf

 

ALL ACCESS FACILITY PASS: MEMBERSHIP TO JUNIPER SWIM AND FITNESS CENTER

Employees receive a pass to use district facilities including The Pavilion, Juniper Swim & Fitness Center and the Senior Center. Full-time employees receive a family membership upon hire and part-time employees receive a family membership upon completion of six months.

BEND PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT PROGRAMS

Employees working at least 50 hours per month for six months receive a discounted rate for eligible programs.

VACATION LEAVE

Full-Time Employees: Accrue paid vacation leave at the completion of one full payroll period. Accrual rates increase with longevity with the district.

Part-Time Employees: Eligible employees will accrue vacation leave on a pro-rata basis.

SICK LEAVE

Full-Time Employees: Accrue 8 hours of sick leave per pay period.

Part-Time Employees: Accrue paid sick leave at a rate of at least 1 hour per 30 hours worked.

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

PERSONAL LEAVE

Full-Time employees receive one personal leave day each calendar year upon completion of their orientation period.

Part-Time eligibility will depend on position.

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.