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: email@example.com.
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
*** ANNUAL BENEFITS ENROLLMENT INFORMATION for CY 2018 ***
MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
The City of Jacksonville's 2018 Benefits Enrollment is October 30, 2017 through November 13, 2017.
BENEFITS ENROLLMENT SITE with Provider Representatives will be available October 30, 2017 through November 13, 2017 at City Hall-St. James Building, 117 West Duval Street, Mezzanine floor, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- If you do not need to make any changes to your current benefits for 2018, you DO NOT need to re-enroll
- If you elect the new UF Health Direct Care Plan for 2018 you MUST enroll
- If you elect Flexible Spending for 2018, you MUST enroll
BENEFITS ENROLLMENT ON-LINE The website address is http://EmpSelfService.coj.net
This enrollment site will only be available October 30, 2017 through November 13, 2017
Benefits Confirmation Statement is on the last page of the enrollment site and must be printed after completion of enrollment. Prior to printing the confirmation letter please review your confirmation to ensure your benefits are listed correctly and each dependent is listed for each elected benefit. Please print the confirmation statement as your proof of enrollment. To make enrollment corrections you MUST provide a copy of your Confirmation Statement.
- Your User Name is your first initial, last name (unless it has been changed)
- The Password is the last five digits of your Social Security Number (unless it has been changed)
- You must have Acrobat Reader 4.0 or above on your computer to enroll
- Login assistance is available on the login screen. For further assistance please call ITD at (904) 255-1818
- To view your current 2017 benefits select the "Current Benefits" tab on the enrollment site after log-in
Please Note: New Dependents added to your 2018 benefits will not be listed on your confirmation letter until the required documents have been submitted to Employee Benefits.
NEW HIRES: Welcome to the CITY OF JACKSONVILLE!
Before you enroll, please review the following benefits information:
2018 BENEFITS PLAN
Effective January 1, 2018 New
The City of Jacksonville will be offering an additional health plan option for 2018. Besides the three (3) existing plans administered by Florida Blue, you will now have an opportunity to select UF Health Direct Care.
Check out the new UF HEALTH DIRECT CARE plan to see if it is a better choice for you and your family. Great benefits, low out of pocket cost, zero premiums for employees and high quality health care.
2018 UF HEALTH DIRECTCARE Health Insurance*
Effective January 1, 2018:New UF Health Direct Care is a new health plan being added to the three current FL Blue health plans. This plan will be administered by Integra Administrative Group.
The City has negotiated an agreement that will allow us to offer City employees an exciting new plan with low out of-pocket-costs and world-class health care through the UF Health Direct Care Network.
Some of the features offered by UF Health Direct Care are:
- Zero premiums for employees; low premiums for dependents
- Low out-of-pocket-cost
- $10 Copay for Primary Care visits; Zero for most preventive care services
- Access to the UF Health provider system in Jacksonville and Gainesville, including the beautiful new UF Health hospital near the airport
- Access to Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Borland-Groover Clinic and Care Spot Urgent Care Centers
2018 FLORIDA BLUE Health Insurance*
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
Eligibility Guidelines and Required Documents
Health Advocates Solutions
2018 DELTA Dental Plans*
2018 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.
Effective January 1, 2018:New Discovery Benefits is our new Flexible Spending provider for Medical, Dependent Care and Qualified Transportation
The Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Medical, Dependent Care and Qualified Transportation
2018 The Standard Life Insurance
Life Insurance Beneficiary Forms
2018 TriCare Supplemental Plan - for MILITARY ONLY
2018 Benefits for External Agencies
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 are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Deferred Compensation Program
The 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.
Any "normal" member who joins Baileys has to join on a Platinum Plan in order to have all locations access. However, the City of Jacksonville Employees and Retirees can join on a Basic Plus membership to have all location access and also pay a lower rates with no contract.
: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org