New full time employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the month following 60 days of continuous employment. Dawson County offers medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts and 401(a), 457(b) and Roth 457(b) retirement plans. Dawson County also offers supplemental policies through AFLAC.
The following links can be very helpful to current employees:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (Insurance)
Dawson County offers medical, vision and dental benefits through BCBSGA. The BCBSGA website allows you to check your benefits, view claim status, find a Doctor, print your ID card, and learn more about products and services offered. You can also register with BCBS to manage your account online by clicking here. Please contact Dawson County Human Resources for questions concerning your benefit status, registration or changes to your benefit status. Enrollment is available as part of the new-hire benefits package, during Open Enrollment, and certain Life Event updates.
Dawson County Human Resources is pleased to partner with Northwestern Benefit Corporation of GA to help you get the most from your group insurance. If you have questions concerning billing issues or need clarification on an insurance matter, please contact Benefit Services Specialist Kristi Kulis at 404-846-3131 or 1-800-304-6157 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mutual of Omaha
Dawson County provides Basic Life and AD&D coverage to all eligible full time employees through Mutual of Omaha. In addition, Dawson County employees may also choose to elect additional Voluntary Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability through Mutual of Omaha. Enrollment is available as part of the new-hire benefits package, during Open Enrollment, and certain Life Event updates.
Discover Benefits Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
The Medical Flexible Spending Account allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to be reimbursed for out of pocket health care expenses that are not covered by a health, dental or vision insurance policy. A Dependent Care Spending Account (DSA) is also available. Enrollment is available during annual Open Enrollment.
Teladoc by Flexcare
Teladoc is an added benefit to your plan that gives you 24/7/365 access to a national network of U.S. board-certified doctors and pediatricians. Request a phone or online video consultaiton anytime you need care, no matter where you happen to be - home, work, or on the road. Teladoc doctors can diagnose many of your medical problems, recommend treatment and can even prescribe medication, if necessary. Register now or learn more by visiting Teladoc.com or call 1-800-Teladoc (835-2362).
Aflac offers supplemental insurance products to individuals. Please contact Sharon Hall at 706-265-1262 ext. 27 regarding your Aflac insurance benefits or to learn about additional insurance options.
Dawson County employees are to use the SmartBen site for automatic enrollment for Insurance Benefits for the following events:
Please note: Enrollment into other offered county benefits (retirement and Aflac) cannot be enrolled through SmartBen.
Please contact Ryan Reynolds at 404-683-1362 regarding your GEBCorp retirement benefits. The following forms are used for enrollment/changes within the County's plan and must be turned into HR for processing.
Please refer to the salary table below for pay information regarding positions with Dawson County.