Who we are: The Compensation and Benefits Division is an activity under the Employee Services Department of the City of Jacksonville.
What we do: Our office is responsible for the development, procurement, administration and servicing of all city employees, retirees and eligible dependents' benefits programs. We also provide the same services for constitutional offices and some outside agencies.
Programs provided include: health insurance, Tricare supplement, employee and dependent life insurance, dental and vision plans, COBRA, a flexible spending account (FSA) (covering medical reimbursement, elder and child care, transportation and pre-taxed parking), an employees assistance program (EAP), OBRA, a 401(a) defined contribution plan and a 457(b) deferred compensation plan. We also provide new hire benefits overview sessions, pre-retirement seminars and a wellness program that provides blood drives, free flu shots, discounted gym membership and 'Lunch and Learn' programs to city employees and retirees.
Please see our benefits line-up below.
Where we are located: 117 West Duval St., 1st. Floor, Suite 150, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Hours of service: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Main Number: (904) 630-1314 - Fax Number: (904) 630-1294
If you have questions, please refer to the office staff and provider contacts or e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robert E. Parr, CLU, RHU, HIA, REBC
Chief of Compensation and Benefits
117 W. Duval Street , Suite 150
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Email : RParr@coj.net
ATTENTION NEW HIRES:
WELCOME TO THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE! Before you enroll, please review the following benefits information:
2017 Benefits Plan
2017 Eligibility Guidelines and Required Documents
2017 Florida Blue Health Insurance*
Effective August 1, 2017 New
Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) Florida Blue’s Pharmacy Benefit Manage
r and Walgreens
have formed a strategic alliance. There are some pharmacy changes going into effect in August 2017 that will have some small effect on members.
For more information click the link below:
Effective June 1, 2017:
The City of Jacksonville is pleased to announce effective June 1, 2017 Medically Necessary Bariatric Surgeries
will be covered under all plans offered to covered health plan members. The surgery must be pre-certified and approved. If pre-certification is not received or the request is denied, the surgery will not be covered and the full cost will be the members responsibility. Please take a moment to click here to review the coverage guidelines
Effective May 1, 2017: BORLAND-GROOVER CLINIC
is now accepting Florida Blue patients to include all City of Jacksonville Florida Blue Health Plans
2017 DELTA Dental Plans*
2017 EyeMed Vision Plans*
*Rates are based on the Bargaining Unions/Units. Not all part-time employees are elibigble for benefits. It will depend on the Bargaining Unit/Occupational Code which is determined by the City of Jacksonville's Employee Services Department.
2017 Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Medical, Dependent Care and Qualified Transportation provided by WageWorks
If you have the Wage Works Medical Spending Account, click here to review the process on how to set-up your online account access and to view/check claims, order additional cards, upload receipts, account balance, view eligible and non-eligible services and much more...
2017 TriCare Supplemental Plan - for MILITARY ONLY
2017 Health Insurance rates for External Agencies
2017 COBRA/HIPAA Mandated Benefits
Effective July 1, 2017New
TASC is the new provider that took over the COBRA administration for the City of Jacksonville. If you have any questions about your rights to COBRA continuation coverage, please contact TASC Customer Care by phone at (800) 422 4661, or by e-mail at COBRAService@tasconline.com
Customer service hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
2017 Market Place Information
2017 The Standard Life Insurance Company
2017 Life Insurance Beneficiary Forms
2017 EMPOWER Retirement
Deferred Compensation Program
2017 Retiree Information
2017 Wellness Information
Bailey's Gym and Fitness Centers
: You must have Adobe Reader XI installed in your computer to open the form. If you don't have it, you can download it here
. All forms must be completed by a COJ employee or retiree and email it to email@example.com
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Call the 24-Hour EAP Helpline at (800) 327-9757 or (904) 296-9436