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Benefits Resources

Welcome to Miami-Dade County Human Resources! As a new employee to the County or a current employee new to benefits, this page will help you understand the benefits enrollment and eligibility process, including materials and videos overviewing the types of benefits available to you.

Miami-Dade County Flexible Benefit Plans for employees operate on a "plan year" which runs from January 1 through December 31.

These Plans include: medical, wellness, dental, basic life, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D), the County death benefit.
Optional supplemental plans include: vision insurance, short-term and/or long-term disability insurance, optional life insurance, legal insurance, deferred compensation programs, flexible spending accounts and more.

There are several resources to help you understand your benefit options. Please take the time to review the following materials so that you can learn about all the benefits of working for Miami-Dade County.
  • Miami-Dade County offers eligible employees single and family level coverage for a variety of group insurance plans. We have provided you with a benefits comparison chart of the bi-weekly Plan Rates.
  • The YourBeneFITS Guide and Benefit Highlights is a summary of the Miami-Dade County Group Insurance Programs and includes plan descriptions and provisions that govern the programs.
  • Employees have a variety of opportunities to improve health and earn rewards through the Wellness Works program.
Supplementary resources, including emotional wellness and financial workshops, are offered to employees on-site. These services assist Miami-Dade County employees in achieving a better work-life balance, learning how to manage stress, and gaining more financial clarity for their future. All programs, resources, and services can be found on the Understanding Your Benefits  and Regional Meetings pages.

Group Insurance vendor options can be found in the YourBeneFITS Guide or on the Open Enrollment portal. Additional, information about your benefits can be found on the Benefits homepage.

Human Resources

The Human Resources Department provides centralized personnel services for all County departments.

We work with departments to identify and assist with workforce issues including a renewed emphasis on performance management and standardized discipline policies, employee development and knowledge transfer, ongoing evaluation of workplace rules, and implementation of workforce metrics to measure and analyze overtime utilization, absenteeism, appeals, payroll issues, and employee development needs.

We coordinate negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and develop viable and sustainable healthcare options. Employee programs include training, wellness and diversity.

We provide residents and employees with a means to have discrimination cases heard and resolved through investigation, mediation, and appeals.

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