New-Hires

Welcome to Pima County!

Pima County offers a wide variety of employee benefits programs. The information and links below include resources and answers many of the questions you might have about your benefits.

Eligibility

 As a Pima County employee, you may be eligible to enroll in benefits. Please review the following Personnel Policies regarding eligibility: Personnel Policy 8-122: Group Insurance
  • Eligible Employee: (Personnel Policy 8-122.B.1)
  • Eligible Dependents: (Personnel Policy 8-122-B.2)
  • Child(ren): (Personnel Policy 8-122.B.3)

You have 31 days from your date of hire or eligibility to enroll in benefits. Benefits will be effective the first day of the month following 30 days of employment or eligibility.

Eligibility Effective Dates Based on Date of Hire

Required Documentation

 If you choose to cover dependent(s), you will need to provide documents to validate your dependent(s) eligibility.

The documents may be submitted in person to your Department Benefits Representative (DBR) via fax or by scanning them and emailing them to hrbenefits@pima.gov. Documentation must be provided within 30 days of your benefits enrollment date. Lack of providing the required documentation may result in loss of dependent coverage.

Enrolling In Benefits

 Once you are ready to enroll in benefits, you will need to create an ADP account.
  • Visit the Employee Self Service (ESS) Portal at https://portal.adp.com
  • Click the “Sign Up” button 
  • Use registration code “pimacounty-newhire” and click the “Go” button 
  • Enter in your first and last name. Enter your Employee ID with four leading zeros (0000123456). Do Not Use your social security number 
  • Enter your birth month, day and year, then click the “Next” button 
  • When the system finds your records, complete the information as prompted

Contact the Pima County ADP Employee Help Line at (520) 724-4500 option 2 for assistance.

Employee Wellness Program

 

By taking simple steps like being tobacco-free, completing the on-line health assessment, completing a preventive exam, or participating in other healthy lifestyle activities you’re making meaningful strides toward improved health and can help you save on your medical premiums. For more information and how to become eligible, please visit the Employee Wellness website.

If you have any questions about the Employee Wellness program, please call (520) 724-2792 or email wellness@pima.gov.

Beneficiaries

It is important to elect a beneficiary and make sure your beneficiaries are up to date on all your Pima County benefits. You may update your beneficiaries at any time during the year. Please remember to update the following benefit providers with beneficiary information:
  • ADP
  • All Life Insurances
  • ASRS
  • HSA Bank
  • Deferred Compensation

Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)

Mandatory for employees who work 40 or more hours per pay period. Retirement benefits are based upon years of service and age at time of retirement. Employee contribution rates are mandated by the State of Arizona.

You are required to register for your ASRS account at www.azasrs.gov if you are an eligible Pima County employee.

Additional Important Information

If you have any questions about the benefits or how to enroll, please contact your Department Benefits Representative (DBR) or contact HR Benefits at (520) 724-8464 or email hrbenefits@pima.gov.

Thank you and congratulations,

- Employee Benefits and Wellness Team