The Benefits Department, a divsion of the Municipal Finance Department, works under the direction of the Finance Director, the Town Administrator, and the Board of Selectmen. They are committed to a broad range of personnel services and benefits available to Town and School Employees and Retirees.
The main functions of the Benefits Department are to process and administer all new-hires and terminated employee paperwork including enrolling/maintaining employees and retirees and Town's sponsored Health, Dental and Life insurance plans, as well as Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts. The Benefits Department is also reponsible to maintain other Town offered benefits such as: voluntary benefit programs, a 457 deferred compensation plan, and a mandatory OBRA plan.
The Benefits Department assists the Town in the following areas:
- Unemployment Claims
- Updating Workplace Posters
- Open Enrollment
- Conducting Insurance Advisory Committee Meetings
- Maintaining ACA Compliance