Knox County Sheriff’s Office - Employee Benefits
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office offers a great benefits package including:
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Paid vacation days and sick leave plus longevity days
- Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – 24/7 Support, Resources and Information, Confidential Emotional Support, Work-Life Solutions, Legal Guidance, Financial Support, Online Support
- Discounted Gym Memberships at YMCA and National Fitness Center
Retirement deductions are mandatory; the mandatory amount withheld is 6% of your gross pay. You may choose to have a higher amount withheld; however 6% is automatically deducted.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee Option 1, 2, or 3, Delta Dental, and EyeMed are offered to all new employees. You may choose employee, employee plus spouse, employee plus child (ren), or family coverage. However it is not required that you take this insurance. Health insurance premiums and dental insurance are as follows:
|Employee + Spouse/
|Employee + Child(ren)/
|Dental:||Employee/ Bi-Weekly||Employee + 1/ Bi-Weekly||Family/ Bi-Weekly|
|Vision:||Employee/ Bi-Weekly||Employee + 1/ Bi-weekly||Family/ Bi-Weekly|
For more information regarding benefits please visit https://knoxcounty.org/benefits/2021/benefits_guide.pdf
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