Medical and Dental Insurance Plans

Kaiser Permanente Signature HMO

There are three Cigna plans to choose from:

  • Open Access Plus In-Network (OAP IN) Coinsurance Plan Summary  Long | Short
  • Open Access Plus In Network (OAP IN) Copay Play Summary  Long | Short
  • Open Access Plus (OAP) Plan Summary  

Dental insurance through Delta Dental of Virginia 


Defined Benefit Plan

  • Mandatory personal and County contribution for guaranteed monthly lifetime retirement benefits
  • 4 percent general employee contribution; pretax paycheck deduction
  • 7.5 percent public safety employee contribution; pretax paycheck deduction
  • Full vesting after five years

401(a) Defined Contribution Plan

  • 4.2 percent County contribution for general employees

457 Deferred Compensation Plan

  • Make voluntary pretax contributions to 457(b) and/or after-tax contributions to Roth 457(b)
  • County will match up to $20/paycheck if you participate

Workplace Wellness

Health Smart

  • Workplace wellness initiatives through the HealthSmart Wellness Program
  • Personal wellness development
  • Daily classes such as pilates, yoga, and core strengthening/conditioning
  • Onsite employee clinic provides free services

Live Where You Work Grants

The Live Where You Work Grants are available to employees who wish to buy or rent in Arlington County. Grants are available on a first come, first served basis – $6,600 for home buyers and $800 for renters.

Commuting Benefits

Bike/Walk to Work

  • A $35 per month subsidy for employees commuting by non-motorized transportation (e.g., walking, cycling) for more than 50 percent of their workdays (prorated for part-time employees)

Mass Transit Subsidy

  • Subsidize 80 percent of your mass transit commuting costs — up to $180 per month
  • Benefits issued onto a WMATA SmarTrip Card

Additional Benefits


  • Vacation leave starting at 16 days/year
  • Up to 26 days/year with 12 or more years of employment
  • Annual leave carryover of a maximum 280 hours
  • 13 days of sick leave/year with unlimited accumulation
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Prorated leave for part-time employees
  • Up to 6 weeks of paid parental leave for FMLA-eligible employees for birth or adoption of child

Life Insurance
Voluntary Long Term Disability
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Tuition reimbursement up to $1,900 per fiscal year
Flexible Work Arrangements
Adoption assistance up to $5,000
Discounted membership to County Fitness and Sports Centers
Discounted Rates at Arlington Children’s Center Child Care