Welcome to King County and congratulations on your new position! Eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that takes good care of you and promotes your continued health, financial security, and peace of mind.
Learn more and get your questions answered by attending the in-person New Employee Orientation. At orientation, you’ll learn how to enroll in health, insurance, and retirement benefits. Plus, you’ll get all the enrollment forms you need. Get a head start by exploring the Benefits website before orientation.
Don't delay! You’ve got important benefit decisions to make and only a short time to make them.
For additional tools and resources for new employees, go to New Employee Onboarding.
Details by employee benefit group
See the Regular Employee Benefit Guide (pdf) for an overview of benefits available to you.
See the Deputy Sheriff Benefit Guide (pdf) for an overview of benefits available to you.
The Sheriff’s Office conducts New Employee Orientation for all Deputy Sheriffs. For more information, talk to your Human Resources representative.
See the appropriate employee guide for an overview of the benefits available to transit operators:
- Full-time Transit Operator Benefit Guide (pdf)
- Part-time Full-benefits Transit Operator Benefit Guide (pdf)
- Part-time Partial-pay Transit Operator Benefit Guide (pdf)
Full-time or part-time transit operators receive benefits and retirement information during required training. For more information, talk to your trainer.