Employee Benefits

Equipment, Shift Assignments and Leave

  • 21 days military leave per year for annual military training
  • 33 days paid time off (PTO)
  • Permanent shift assignments
  • Take-home vehicle for Chesterfield County residents and those who reside in a contiguous jurisdiction within seventeen miles of the county line upon successful completion of field training
  • Uniform and equipment furnished

Training and Continuing Education


  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Free accidental death and dismemberment policy to four times your salary
  • Free life insurance coverage to twice your salary
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Long-term disability program
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Short-term disability program provides 60% of your income after elimination period
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance


  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Full retirement benefits through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS), Health and dental care available to retirees at the county group rate at 55 or older, with 15 years of full-time service
  • Law Enforcement Officers Supplement income through Virginia State Retirement Services with 20 years VRS service
  • If you move to a VRS-covered position from a non-covered position with an employer that has a portability agreement with VRS (PDF), you may be eligible to transfer retirement assets from the former employer's plan in exchange for VRS service credit.


  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employees’ Federal Credit Union