BenefitsWorking for the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) offers many advantages. As an employee you receive excellent pay, benefits, paid holidays and vacation and a portable retirement plan.
Health, Dental, Vision
The state pays for a large portion of health, dental and vision insurance for employees and eligible dependents. Employees may continue the insurance coverage as an eligible retiree, with the state paying a percentage of the retiree health benefits.
Michigan's paid leave includes twelve paid holidays per calendar year, personal/vacation days and sick leave, eight hours of community leave to donate time to your favorite cause. Additional perks include discounts at fitness clubs , retailers, and on other products and service. Flexible work schedules are encouraged, including a compressed workweek and telecommuting.
With Michigan's retirement program employees receive a minimum of 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee contributes more, the state will match that percent, up to 3%. Employees may invest in a tax-deferred investment program. Employees are 100% vested after 4 years.
The state pays for basic life insurance for employees. Employees may purchase additional life insurance for eligible dependents. If employees choose "Reduced Basic Life" insurance, a bi-weekly refund is paid to the employee.
The state also has additional benefits including: Long-Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Account and Qualified Parking.