Temporary Employee Benefits

Benefits for Temporary Employees

Effective January 1, 2024.

EARNED SAFE AND SICK TIME (ESST)

Sick and safe time is paid leave that can be used for certain reasons, including when an employee is sick, to care for a sick family member or to seek assistance if an employee or their family member has experienced domestic abuse. Employees earn one hour of ESST for every 30 hours worked up to a maximum accrual of 48 hours per year.

Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)

  • Coordinated: Anoka County contributes 7.5% of total salary; Employee contributes 6.5% of total salary; vested after 5 years of service.
  • Police & Fire: Anoka County contributes 17.70%; Employee contributes 11.80%. Vested 50% after 5 years of service and 10% each year thereafter until 100% vested at year 10.
  • Detention and Correctional Employees: Anoka County contributes 8.75%; Employee contributes 5.83%. Vested 50% after 5 years of service and 10% each year thereafter until 100% vested at year 10.

Direct Deposit

Payroll will be directly deposited to employee checking or savings account.

Professional Development

Anoka County promotes professional development by providing offerings that include various speakers, workshops, challenges and activities pertaining to a range of topics related to occupational growth.

Employee Club Discounts

Discounts and social events for Anoka County employees.

Government Center Parking Options

Reserved, Covered Ramp Parking
$27.50 / month
Non-Reserved, Non-Covered Lot Parking (flat lot, north of the Government Center)
$19.50 / month
Non-Reserved, Non-covered Ramp Parking (4th and 5th levels)
$10 / month
Non-Reserved, Non-covered Overnight Ramp Parking (4th and 5th levels for shifts starting at 2:00 p.m. or later)
$5 / month


Please Note:

The benefits listed above apply to non-bargaining unit positions. For any benefit differences relating to bargaining units, refer to the contract for your unit.