Lubbock County, Texas

State Of Texas - County Of Lubbock

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Benefit Package

  • Personal Leave -
    Full-time (40 hour) employees earn 6 hours each bi-weekly period. Full-time employees with eight or more years of regular service earn 8 hours each bi-weekly period.  171 hour and 24/7 civilian law enforcement/correctional employees earn 9.75 hours each bi-weekly period, which includes holiday time.  171 hour and 24/7 civilian law enforcement/correctional employees with eight or more years of service earn 11.75 hours each bi-weekly period, which includes holiday time. Part-time employees earn 2 hours each bi-weekly period. Employees are eligible to use accrued personal leave after two weeks of continuous service.

  • Holidays
    Holidays are designated each year by the Commissioners' Court and are days when County offices will be closed for business.  Full-time employees are eligible for all holiday leave/pay.  171 hour employees, 24/7 civilian law enforcement/correctional employees, part-time and temporary employees are not eligible for holiday pay. Departments may track holidays worked by employees and grant leave for that holiday within one month, preferably within the same work period.

  • Funeral Leave -
    Employees may take three days leave with pay for the death of an immediate family member.

  • Retirement Plan -
    Lubbock County participates in the Texas County and District Retirement System. Employees are vested after eight years of service. Once vested, employees are eligible for a retirement benefit when one of the following requirements are met:  
    • Age 60 with 8 years of service; or
    • Any age with 20 years of service; or
    • Age plus years of service equals 75.
     
  • Deferred Compensation -
    Employees can participate in a pre-tax retirement savings plan with financial services via payroll deduction.

  • Credit Union -
    Employees are eligible to join the Alliance Federal Credit Union and open savings accounts, credit cards and low interest loans and make payments through payroll deduction.

  • Other Benefits -
    County employees are eligible for discounted gym memberships. Contact Wellness Today at 806-771-8010 for more information.

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