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, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) (covering medical reimbursement, elder and child care, transportation and pre-taxed parking), 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.

Where we are located :  117 West Duval Street, City Hall, 1st. Floor, Suite 150, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Hours of service           :   7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Main Number                :   Phone (904) 630-1314 Fax Number: (904) 630-1294


If you have questions, please refer to the office staff and provider contacts here or e-mail us at benefits@coj.net
 


2018 COJ BENEFITS PLAN

 

    NEW HIRES
             
Welcome to the City of Jacksonville! 

       Before you enroll, please review the following benefits information below

  • Election of Section 125 option
  • NEW HIRE Online Enrollment  Please note: If you are enrolling from home or using an external location and not on a COJ computer, please type this URL in your browser https://empselfservice.coj.net and begin the enrollment process. Click on “Benefits Enrollment”, follow computer prompts to enroll in benefits.  
  • Print the confirmation page at the end of the enrollment process and retain for your records. Enrollment must be completed prior to your benefits effective date.
  • Contact ITD at (904) 255-1818 if you have trouble with your username or password.


2018 UF HEALTH DIRECT CARE INSURANCE*  

Effective 01/01/2018: The City of Jacksonville has negotiated an agreement to offer employees and retirees an exciting new plan through the UF Health Direct Care Network administered by Integra Administrative Group, Inc. 


2018 FLORIDA BLUE HEALTH INSURANCE*

Eligibility Guidelines and Required Documents 


2018 DENTAL INSURANCE*


2018 VISION INSURANCE*

  *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.
  

2018 BENEFITS for EXTERNAL AGENCIES:
FCW, JHA & NEF


2018 FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT (FSA)
For Medical, Dependent Care and
Qualified Transportation 

Effective January 1, 2018:  
Discovery Benefits is the new Flexible Spending provider for Medical, Dependent Care and Qualified Transportation for City of Jacksonville.


2018 TRICARE SUPPLEMENTAL PLAN
for MILITARY ONLY


2018 GROUP LIFE, STANDARD LIFE and 
SUPPLEMENTAL LIFE INSURANCE

 

WHO IS YOUR BENEFICIARY? 

In the event that a claim is to be filed, a current beneficiary on file will help expedite the claim process. So take a moment to update your beneficiary by completing a new beneficiary form below to ensure that your beneficiary information on file is current.

Life Insurance Beneficiary Forms:


2018 COBRA/HIPAA MANDATED BENEFITS

Effective July 1, 2017:  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: 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday-Friday.

 

EMPOWER RETIREMENT PLANS

       Plan Features and Highlights:        Summary Plan Descriptions: 


RETIREE INFORMATION


HEALTH ADVOCATE
EAP + WORK/LIFE PROGRAM

All of us have experienced some type pf personal problem, concern or emotional crisis at one time or another.  The new Health Advocate EAP+Work/Life program, offered to you at no cost by your employer, gives you access to a Licensed Professional Counselor or Work/Life Specialist for help with personal, family and work issues.
Help is Only a Phone Call Away 24/7! 
Phone 1-877-240-6863
Email: Answers@HealthAdvocate.com 
Web:HealthAdvocate.com/Members

What to do if someone you know is suicidal?  Please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255


WELLNESS INFORMATION

‚ÄčThe Go365 program is designed to reward you for making healthy choices. You could be rewarded for a range of fitness, prevention, and education activities—anything from signing up for a 5k to completing a routine dental exam.


GYM MEMBERSHIP

Bailey’s Gym is now officially the City of Jacksonville's sponsored gym services with a new plans/rates effective August 1, 2018.
  
Please note: If you already have Bailey’s gym membership and want to keep the old plan/rate then you do not need to do anything. You only need to complete a new enrollment form if you wish to switch to the new plan/rate effective 08/01/2018.

NEW PLAN                       BASIC PLUS     PLATINUM
Employee Only                        $21.39               $32.39  

*First add-on                            $21.69               $21.59  
*Per additional add-on             $16.04               $16.19  
*Add-on must be 15 years of age or older and must select the same package ad Employee.


Basic Plus Membership includes Access to all Bailey’s Gym Locations, 24-hour / 7 Days Per Week Access, Unlimited Cardio and Weight Equipment, 3 Guest Privileges per Month, Introductory Orientation Sessions, Sauna, Steam Room, Women’s Only Area and Stretch Room.

Platinum Membership includes Access to all Bailey’s Gym Locations, 24-hour / 7 Days Per Week Access, Unlimited Cardio and Weight Equipment, 6 Guest Privileges per Month, Introductory Orientation Sessions, Sauna, Steam Room, Women’s Only Area, Stretch Room, Basketball Court, Unlimited Group Fitness Classes, Children’s Play Area (ages 1-12), Unlimited Indoor Cycle Classes, Access to Athletic Training Room, and Unlimited Tanning.

Please note: The Enrollment or Cancellation form below must be completed by the employee or retiree and emailed to the Employee Benefits office at benefits@coj.net  no later than the 25th of the month for the enrollment/cancellation to start/end on the 1st of the next month.
 

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PAST YEARS' BENEFITS INFORMATION

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