Employee Benefits Overview

Employee Benefits Overview

Welcome to Ingham County! We know that your benefits are a valuable part of the compensation package you receive as an employee of Ingham County. We strive to provide benefit programs designed to: 

  • Promote the health and wellness of you and your family
  • Protect your income while you are working
  • Help you balance your life and work responsibilities
  • Build financial security for retirement
Some benefits are provided automatically, while you must actively choose others. Most are highly subsidized or even free to you as an important part of your total compensation package. The Employee Benefits Webpage  provides current and prospective Ingham County employees, and retirees, with valuable information about the benefits offered through the County. This is a brief overview with links to specific benefits programs for more detailed information.

For Your Health

For Your Work/Life Balance

  • Paid Vacation Days - Employees earn vacation leave based on their years of service and scheduled hours.
  • Vacation Bonus - Regular employees earn additional (bonus or personal) vacation hours.
  • Paid Holidays - Ingham County observe 13 paid holidays per year
  • Paid Sick Leave - Employees earn sick leave based on their years of service and scheduled hours.
  • Employee Assistance Program
For Your Protection

  • Life Insurance - Ingham County knows the importance of Life Insurance for your family's financial security. Benefitted employees automatically receive life insurance. Affordable dependent life insurance plans are also available as an option during Open Enrollment.
  • Disability - To help you through a time when you cannot work due to a disability, we offer disability coverage.
  • FMLA - Ingham County comply with federal regulations to allow you up to 12 weeks of time off when you have a serious health condition, or when you need to care for a family member with a serious health condition.
For Your Future

Contact Information for Benefits-related Questions

Healthcare/Life Insurance/Disability:  Donna Brower| DBrower@ingham.org |517-272-4174
FMLA/ADA/Workers Compensation: Stephanie Keith | SKeith@ingham.org | 517-272-4187
Paid Leaves/Retirement Plans: Karen Bowen | KBowen@ingham.org | 517-887-4373
Employee Benefit and Health Insurance Support: Jenna Adam | JAdam@ingham.org | 517-887-4327