Benefits & Compensation

Kent County provides a competitive package of employee benefit programs that supports the County's recruitment and retention goals.  Kent County Levy Court is committed to providing a healthy balance between working and personal life, and salary and benefits that are competitive.

  • Competitive salaries
  • Vacation:
  • Sick Leave: 12 days earned each year with unlimited accumulation
  • Holidays: 13 days per year
  • Military Leave (up to 120 hours of paid leave in any calendar year)
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance (see health plan's summary of benefits and coverage below)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On-site Employee Fitness Center
  • Employee Assistance Program


Kent County Benefits at a Glance

County Benefit Package employees who work at least 50% or more are eligible for the following benefit package: County contributes a portion of the Employee Only Medical Insurance coverage*

  • The County currently contributes 93% towards the cost of employee health care and 80% towards the cost of dependent health care
  • The County contributes 90% towards the cost of employee dental insurance and 0% towards the cost of dependent dental insurance
  • The County offers Life insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance at 1 times the Employee's salary at no cost to the employee

Benefits start on the first day of the month 30 days after hire date.

Employee Benefits Guide(PDF, 244KB)