Knox County Sheriff’s Office - Employee Benefits
Retirement deductions are mandatory; the mandatory amount withheld is 6% of your gross pay. You may choose to have a higher amount withheld; however 6% is automatically deducted.
Humana Option 1,2, or 3, Delta Dental, United Dental, and EyeMed are offered to all new employees. You may choose employee, employee plus spouse, employee plus child(ren), or family coverage. However it is not required that you take this insurance. Health insurance premiums and dental insurance are as follows:
|Employee + Spouse/
|Employee + Child(ren)/
|Dental:||Employee/ Bi-Weekly||Employee + 1/ Bi-Weekly||Family/ Bi-Weekly|
|Vision:||Employee/ Bi-Weekly||Employee + 1/ Bi-weekly||Family/ Bi-Weekly|
You accrue one (1) sick leave per month and one (1) annual leave per month. That gives you twelve (12) sicks days per year and twelve (12) annual days leave your first year (annual leave is vacation leave). Questions regarding leave can be answered at your employment interview. Also, Knox County has an Employees Credit Union which offers savings accounts, checking accounts, and loan services
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