• Thank You for a Successful Open Enrollment!

    Thank You!

    The Benefits team would like to “Thank You” for a successful open enrollment. We respect everyone’s commitment to the county after hurricane Matthew and appreciate your understanding that it was a mandatory enrollment with a tight deadline due to the new online system, Plan Source. We wish everyone a peaceful holiday season.

  • Wash Your Hands

    Wash Your Hands!

    If you want to craft a battle plan to prevent colds, you don't have to think long and hard about it. Just remember three simple words: Wash your hands! There's no secret in why that works. It's all due to the way colds spread. Wash Your Hands

  • St. Augustine Holiday Events

    St. Augustine Holiday Events

    St. Augustine's Annual Nights of Lights features millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the Nation's oldest city. It's a perfect time to explore our city! Calendar of Events

 

The St. Johns County Employee Connection

Created to provide SJC employees with easy access to benefits information, forms, wellness and training updates, employee discounts, and news. Visit from work or home, on your computer, tablet, or phone. For personnel-related issues, please contact humres @ sjcfl.us.

FYIs

Pharmacy FYI
If you currently use CVS for your prescriptions, you may hear that our health plan no longer includes CVS. This is not true for our plan. Should the pharmacy tell you that your plan is not valid, please let them know that CVS is still part of the Florida Blue network as we are a Large Group – Strategic Account and still covered. Please feel free to call our benefits team with any questions at (904) 209-0635 x5.

Looking to Advance Your Education?
Holly Haines-Kohl from Barry University will be available on Monday, December 5th from 10:00-2:00 to share information and opportunities they have at the University. They are planning on starting up another Master’s in Public Administration (St. Johns Sheriff’s Office) in January. They also offer Undergraduate degree programs as well as online courses. Please feel free to stop by and visit Holly; she will be in the Aviles Conference Room located in Personnel Services at 500 San Sebastian View. Barry University Degree Programs

Vacation Rollover Deadline
Just a reminder that this year's deadline for vacation rollover is December 17th. After this date, any accrued vacation greater than 240 hours will be swept. In the event Hurricane Matthew preparation and recovery efforts prohibited your use of vacation, you may be eligible to carry over an additional 80 hours up to 320 hours into calendar year 2017. If this is the case, or you have any questions, please contact your timekeeper. All such requests are subject to Department Director approval.

Be Someone's Miracle – Donate Blood
Blood Drive on Thursday, December 8, 8am-1pm at 4020 Lewis Speedway. All donors receive a OneBlood fleece blanket and wellness checkup! Make your appointment today!

Fiscal Year 2017 Pay Adjustments
The Board of County Commissioners’ pay plan was adjusted effective 10/1/2016 as approved by the Board of County Commissioners as part of the fiscal year 2017 budget. Employee salaries will be increased by 1.8% effective in the first full pay period of the fiscal year beginning on 10/9/2016. Additionally, non-probationary employees with effective or better performance evaluations will receive 1% of their pay grade midpoint. These increases will be reflected in the paycheck dated 10/28/2016. See the table on the intranet or use this link for the increase amounts for each pay grade: FY 2017 Pay Adustments

Missing Paycheck Vouchers?
Some people are experiencing problems with their paycheck vouchers being flagged as spam. If you have not received your paycheck voucher please check the spam folder of your email inbox.

Training Opportunities

Personal Accountability Course 12/13
Personal Accountability training on December 13th from 8:30-3:30. Being accountable is an important component of good business etiquette and demonstrates your attitude of professionalism. This course will introduce you to the importance of personal accountability and outline strategies for developing a personal accountability formula to help you succeed.

FY 17 1st Quarter Safety Training Requirement
All full and part-time employees must complete the FY 17 1st Quarter Safety Training requirement, Fire Safety and Fire Extinguisher Use. Training is posted on intranet SafetyNet home page. Employees must register on the Training and Education calendar on 12/30/16. The combined quiz/safety training sign-in sheet must be completed and submitted to Lois Thomas, Risk Management, by December 30, 2016.

Discounts

    • Pick Your Race and Save!
      Employee discounts over 20% off! Rewards offers available now for upcoming races including the Daytona 500! Plus receive $10 Daytona Dollars with each adult ticket  for use at concession stands. Take your experience to a whole new level with Fanzone pre-race access for only $20 (Daytona 500 only $75). Kids 12 and under   Race Rewards.

  • Save BIG - Tickets At Work
    Tickets at Work is an easy way to get incredible savings on some of the nation’s most popular attractions, restaurants, cruises, spas and more! All you have to do is visit TicketsAtWork.com and start saving up to 50% off!

DISCOUNTS

Check out the other great discounts for SJC Employees!

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