Central Marin Sanitation Agency

Employee Benefit Package


(Effective Jan. 1, 2019)

Agency fully paid CalPERS medical for employee and dependents (based on the Kaiser Bay Area rate).

Employee + 2 or more dependents $1,997.45
Employee + 1 dependent 1,536.50
Employee only  768.25


Agency fully paid dental for employee and family.

Family $ 243.97
Employee + 1 dependent 146.11
Employee only 78.55

Vision Plan

Agency fully paid vision plan (VSP) for employee and family.

Family $ 28.32
Employee + 1 dependent 15.80
Employee only 10.89

Retirement Plan

Employees hired prior to 1/1/2013:

2.7% @ 55. Agency pays 7% of (represented) employee contribution to the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); 8% of management. 

Unrepresented employees hired after 1/1/2010, and represented employees hired after 6/1/2010:

1.5%/base pay contribution to a medical after retirement account.

Employees hired after 1/1/2013 and do not have membership in CalPERS or reciprocal retirement systems are subject to the provisions of the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013.


Long Term Disability and Life Insurance

Long Term Disability: Agency fully paid for employee.

Life Insurance: Agency provides $100,000 policy for each employee.



0-3 years of employment 10 days
After completion of 3 years of employment 15 days
After completion of 7 years of employment 20 days

Administrative Leave

Non-exempt management employees receive 1 week per year of administrative leave, while exempt management employees receive 2 weeks per year.

Sick Leave

Accrued at 1 day (8 hours) per month (12 days per year).


13 holidays per year (includes 3 floating holidays)


Shift Differential

Swing Shift = 7%
Graveyard = 10%

Standby Pay

An employee will receive 2 hours per day each weekday, and 4 hours per day for weekends and holidays (per MOU Section 11.8)







CMSA Benefits Reference Guide

Click here to view or download the CMSA Benefits Reference Guide, a booklet that gives an overview of the Agency's benefits for employees.