Employee Benefits

Employee Benefits

Employees are provided with a Benefit Bank for the purchase of medical, dental and vision insurance for themselves and their eligible dependents. The Benefit Bank amount for full-time, non-management employees is $1,495 per month, the amount for management employees is $1,615 per month, and the amount for Executive Management and Elected Officials is $1,676.

The City contracts with CalPERS for health benefits and offers 12 medical plans to choose from. The City offers two dental plans to choose from (PPO and HMO) through Delta Dental, and uses VSP for optical insurance. See plans listed below:

Health Insurance  Dental Insurance
 Anthem HMO Select - HMO  Delta Care HMO
 Anthem HMO Traditional - HMO  Delta Dental PPO
 Blue Shield Access + - HMO  
 Blue Shield Trio - HMO  Vision Insurance
 Health Net Salud Y Mas - HMO  VSP Basic Coverage
 Health Net Smart Care - HMO  VSP Buy-Up Coverage (w/contact lens allowance)
 Kaiser Permanente - HMO  
 PERS Choice - PPO  
 PERS Select - PPO  
 PORAC (Sworn Only) - PPO  
 Unitedhealthcare - HMO

Life Insurance
The City provides life insurance at no cost to full-time employees as follows:
Non-Management and Management Employees: $100,000
Executive Management Employees: $250,000

Additional Voluntary Benefits
Section 125 Flexible Spending Plans for Health and Dependent Care through Basic Pacific

Long Term Disability, Whole Life, Term Life, Accident Only and Cancer Insurance Plans through Colonial Life

Scholarshare 529 - College Saving Plans for dependents/beneficiaries

Deferred Compensation

The City of Chino offers optional participation for employees to contribute to an ICMA-RC Deferred Compensation Account. These contributions are on a pre-tax basis and are restricted to the annual contribution limits as set by the IRS.

Leave Benefits
Employees accrue leave time each pay period according to their MOU’s/Contracts.  This leave time includes vacation, floating, sick leave and sick leave conversion.

The City of Chino participates in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Currently there are three tiers under each of the two categories below:

For Non-Safety:
  • First Level Miscellaneous (hired before 10/16/11) - 2.7% @ 55 (employee rate of 8%)
  • Second Level Miscellaneous (hired on or after 10/16/11) - 2.0% @ 55 (employee rate of 7%)
  • PEPRA New Members (hired on or after 1/1/13) - 2.0% @ 62 (employee rate of 6.75%)
For Safety (Police):
  • First Level Police (hired before 10/16/11) - 3.0% @ 50 (employee rate of 9%)
  • Second Level Police (hired on or after 10/16/11) - 3.0% @ 55 (employee rate of 9%)
  • PEPRA New Police (hired on or after 1/1/13 - 2.7% @ 57 (employee rate of 13%)

Benefit Documents