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Employee Benefits:

Taking care of you.

An Overview

Health Insurance

The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) provides comprehensive and affordable medical and dental plans which are administered by the Health Care Authority.

Dental Coverage

The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) provides medical and dental plans which are administered by the Health Care Authority.

Life Insurance

Lower Columbia College provides $25,000 Basic Life Insurance for an active employee who dies from any cause and $5,000 Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment at no cost to each employee eligible for benefits. Additional supplemental life insurance is available with premiums paid by you. You may choose varying amounts to cover you and your dependents.

Long-Term Care Insurance Program – WA Cares Fund

Please visit the WA Cares website to learn more about this program. We will keep you posted as more information is shared with us. Employees considering opting-out and purchasing private long-term care insurance can find a list of insurance companies approved to sell in Washington state, along with other resources, on the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner’s Long-term care insurance website. Long-Term Services and Supports Trust Act

Long Term Disability Insurance

Basic long-term disability is provided at no cost to you. Additional coverage, to insure 60 percent of your salary, is available. Premiums are paid by you. This coverage pays replacement income if you are disabled and cannot work.

Other Benefits

Benefit eligible employees have additional benefits available to them:

  • Discount Tuition

  • Leave

    • Employee leave (varies by employee classification), sick leave, personal holidays, vacation, paid family sick leave, and comp hours are all offered at LCC!

  • Summer Schedule

    • During the Summer, we work 4 days a week (Monday through Thursday)! 

  • Wellness Initiatives

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