PENSION AND BENEFITS
part of the Finance Department in the City the Pension & Benefits office
provides administration and guidance for employees and retirees who are covered
by City benefit plans. Retirement plans include a 401(a) Money Purchase Plan,
the Waterbury Retirement System which is a defined benefit plan, a 403(b) plan
for Department of Education employees and a 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan.
Welfare benefits include medical, health & wellness benefits, dental,
pharmacy, life insurance, AD&D, a Section 125 flexible spending account,
dependent care account (daycare), as well as a comprehensive Employee
Assistance Program. There are also voluntary supplemental benefits available.
We currently cover over 11,000 active employees, family members and retirees
under City programs.
In an effort to improve your access to information and forms, we have included much of what you need below.
Current News & Events
Open Enrollment 2019 - Healthcare
Open Enrollment is being held for all active benefit eligible employees from May 13th through June 7th. Click HERE to enter the Open Enrollment web page for all the updated documents and forms.
Things to do:
- All changes/applications must be submitted during the Open Enrollment session. We accept email (preferred), fax (preferred), interoffice, drop off or regular mail.
- Make sure you only cover eligible dependents. Please refer to our eligibility list within our web page. You will need to provide additional documentation when adding new dependents.
- All questions can be addressed via email or phone.
Wellness Incentive 2018-2019
Cigna has notified all current members in the health plan of the 2018 Wellness Incentive through a mailing done in August 2018. Click HERE for details about this years incentive.
Screenings, Assessments and Appointments made will be reviewed after August 31, 2019 when the first year of the program is complete and incentives will be mailed out shortly thereafter.
Forms, Documents, & Links
Meet Patrick, our "Benefits Guy"
If you have general questions or are interested in learning more about a particular benefits topic, Patrick can help you out! Just select your topic: Click HERE and he will cover the topic in a short video!
Listing files in 'Department Materials'
Pension & Benefits Manager
City Hall Building
235 Grand Street, 2nd floor
Waterbury, CT 06702
Phone: (203) 574-6844
Fax: (203) 346-2685
Cindy Van Deursen
Administrative Associate III