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Travis County Human Resources

Employee Benefits

Employment at Travis County comes with a full array of benefits. We offer comprehensive health insurance, a no-cost, on-site Health and Wellness clinic, longevity pay, paid vacations, sick time and personal holidays, not to mention an industry competitive salary structure and a friendly, stable work environment.


Travis County Benefit Guide

In this valuable benefit resource guide you will find benefit summaries, eligibility requirements, costs, contact numbers and addresses as well as other general information on the benefits available to Travis County Employees and Retirees.

2015 Benefit Guide

Credit Union

Employees may join the Travis County Credit Union which offers low-interest loans, savings plans through payroll deduction, safe deposit boxes and other benefits.

Deferred Compensation

Employees may enroll in a tax-free sheltered investment plan through payroll deduction.

Direct Deposit

Employees may sign up for direct bank deposit.

Employee Assistance Program

Travis County provides a confidential counseling and referral service free of charge to county employees and their family.

Employee Organizations

Membership in the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Union is available through payroll deduction.

Employee Health & Wellness Clinic

Employees may access the clinic for a variety of wellness program and health care services with no co-pay, no deductible and no co-insurance costs.

Clinic Hours of Operation

  • Main Clinic
    1010 Lavaca, 2nd Floor
    M-F 7:30am - 4:30pm
    (Closed for lunch 12 - 1pm)
    Phone: (512) 854-5509

  • Del Valle Clinic
    3518 FM 973 South
    M, T, W 7:30am - 4:30pm, F 1:30pm - 4:30pm
    (Closed for lunch 12 - 1pm)
    Phone: (512) 854-1282

  • Airport Blvd Clinic
    5501 Airport Blvd, Suite 201
    M, W, TH, F 7:30am - 4:30pm Closed on Tuesdays
    (Closed for lunch 12 - 1pm)
    Phone: (512) 854-7998


An average of eleven paid holidays are designated by the Travis County Commissioners Court at the beginning of each fiscal year.


Employees may select from three plans: an Exclusive Physician Organization (EPO), Choice Plus Preferred Physician Organization (PPO) or Co-Insured EPO option. All three options include a Pharmacy and Vision Plan. Travis County’s current policy is to pay 100% of the employee’s health insurance premium for the PPO and Co-insured EPO options only. Employees pay $91 of their premium for the EPO. Other insurance benefits include $50,000 Basic Life and AD&D paid by the County.

  • The following benefits are employee paid:
  • Dental – three options
  • Supplemental Life, AD&D
  • Dependent Life
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability

New employees are covered on the first day of the month following 30 calendar days of employment.


Longevity pay is paid for each year completed after three years of continuous service. Peace Officers in a law enforcement activity, whose job requires state peace officer certification, receive pay after one year of certification.


A limited number of assigned parking spaces are available to employees in the Courthouse Complex.

Personal Holidays

Full-time employees are eligible for up to three paid personal holidays each calendar year. Part-time employees shall be granted personal holidays on a prorated basis. New employees earn personal holidays for the calendar year in which he/she begins employment, based on the month in which employment begins:

January – March

3 personal holidays

July - September

1 personal holiday

April - June

2 personal holidays

October - December


New employees are eligible to take personal holidays after 90 days of employment.


Travis County is a member of the Texas County & District Retirement System with mandatory participation by certain classes of employees. Seven percent (7%) of the gross salary is deducted each pay period. An employee is fully vested after eight years of service. Benefits are prorated for part-time employees.

Sick Leave

Employees earn sick leave at a rate of eight hours per month with unlimited accrual during employment. Part-time employees earn sick leave on a pro-rated basis.

Tuition Refund

Certain classes of full-time employees may receive reimbursement for fees associated with pre-approved, job related course work completed satisfactorily.


Based on years of county service, full-time employees earn vacation time at the following rates:

0 to 5 years

4.0 hours per pay period

6 to 10 years

4.5 hours per pay period

11 to 15 years

5.0 hours per pay period

16 to 20 years

5.5 hours per pay period

21 plus years

6.0 hours per pay period

Part-time employees earn vacation leave on a pro-rated basis.

Workers’ Compensation

The county provides all employees workers’ compensation coverage with benefits in accordance with state statute, if the employee sustains an injury out of, or in the course of work.

Last Modified: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 8:55 AM

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