Employee Benefits Overview

Otter Tail County offers a comprehensive compensation plan designed to recognize that all employees have unique personal and family health care, insurance and financial needs.  The plan gives employees an opportunity to design a benefits package that closely fits personal needs and goals.  

Benefit Options for employees working 30 hours or more per week (pro-rated for employees working less than 40 hours per week).  

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care and Dependent Care)
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Wellness
Paid Holidays
11 and a 1/2 per calendar year

Sick Leave
8 hours of accrual per month

Initial accrual of 10 days per year gradually increasing to 26 days per year at 27 years of employment.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP):
 Personal and crisis counseling through Sand Creek, Workplace Wellness.

PERA (Public Employees Retirement Association): Required defined benefit pension plan.

Deferred Compensation Plan:  Voluntary defined contribution pension plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions.

Benefits for Part-Time Employees:
All regular employees working 29 or fewer hours per week are eligible to accrue pro-rated sick leave and vacation and also participate in PERA.  

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