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Working for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) offers many advantages. As an employee you receive excellent pay, benefits, paid holidays and vacation, and a retirement plan.
Health, Dental, Vision
Full-time State of Michigan classified employees are entitled to benefits that include health, dental, vision, life, disability, and flexible spending accounts. The state pays for a large portion of insurance premiums for employees and eligible dependents.
Michigan's paid leave includes twelve paid holidays per calendar year, personal/vacation days and sick leave, and eight hours of community leave to donate time to a favorite cause.
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 percentage, up to 3%. Employees may invest in a tax-deferred investment program. Employees are 100% vested after 4 years.
The state also has additional benefits including: Long-Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Accounts and Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits.