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Benefits 30+

The following benefits are available to employees who work more than 30 hours per week.

Health Insurance

The Library offers medical and dental insurance to all full time employees, and their eligible family members, or their eligible adult designee. Insurance coverage begins on the first day of the month following the date of full-time employment and ends on the last day of the month of separation.

New employees are offered a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP): the STAR Plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA). This plan is offered with the Summit Care (IASIS) network.


Employees begin accruing vacation time when they begin working for the Library. Vacation will accrue based on the employee's most recent benefit-eligible hire date.

Vacation Accrual Rate

Service Years 0–1 2–5 6–20 21+

Accrual Rate
# days/year

13 19 23 26

Sick Leave

Employees will accrue sick leave at the rate of 3.70 hours per pay period starting when they begin work at the Library. Employees working less than 40 hours per week will accrue sick leave at a prorated rate. There is no limit to the number of sick leave hours an employee can accumulate.

Bereavement Leave

Up to five days is allowed in case of death of a member of the immediate family or household.


The Library participates in the Utah Retirement System (URS). The Library pays the contribution amounts as determined by the URS. The URS provides a number of benefits to the employee, including an employee contribution 401(k) option.

Retirement Savings Plans: 401K, 457, IRA

All employees are eligible to participate in Utah Retirement Systems' Defined Contribution Plance (401K, 457 and IRA)


All full-time and benefit-eligible part-time employees receive holiday pay on a prorated basis according to the number of regularly scheduled work hours.

The Library observes 12 days as paid holidays:

  • New Year's Day (Jan 1)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (3rd Mon in Jan)
  • President's Day (3rd Mon in Feb)
  • Memorial Day (Last Mon in May)
  • Juneteenth (Mon around June 19th)
  • Independence Day (Jul 4)
  • Pioneer Day (Jul 24)
  • Labor Day (1st Mon in Sep)
  • Thanksgiving Day (4th Thu of Nov)
  • Day after Thanksgiving (4th Fri of Nov)
  • Christmas Eve (Dec 24)
  • Christmas Day (Dec 25)

Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment

The Library provides full-time employees up to age 70 with $50,000 Term Life and $10,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment through PEHP. Employees may purchase additional Life Insurance for Self and Family at employee cost.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Spring Health offers support, guidance and resources that can help you resolve personal issues and meet life's challenges. The program is available 24 hours a day, every day to you and members of your household.

Additionally, the Library offers access to the Headspace app for everyday mindfulness and meditation, helping alleviate stress and anxiety, and supporting healthy sleeping habits, focus, fitness and more. 

Long-Term Disability

Provides coverage of 60% of employee's regular monthly salary for up to two years, after a 12-week waiting period.

Optional Supplemental Insurance

Employees may purchase supplemental insurance through TransAmerica:

  • Accident
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability (offered through Lincoln)

Workers Compensation

Provided through the Workers Compensation Fund of Utah (WCF). The Library pays the total premium.

Other Benefits of Employment

  • Free Parking
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • On-Site Fitness Center (Main Library)
  • Staff Development Trainings
  • Transit Pass Reimbursement
  • Staff Discounts at Library Square Stores