Employment Opportunities

Summary of College-Sponsored Benefits

At Edmonds CC, we provide comprehensive benefits programs to help you make the most of your life. No matter how your life changes, Edmonds CC offers resources that protect you and your family, assist with life transitions in all circumstances, and help you grow professionally and personally. With programs that include health and wellness, insurance, retirement, flexible work scheduling opportunities, education and training, and more, Edmonds CC's benefits are among the best in the area.


Medical Insurance

Edmonds CC recognizes that employees who are not distracted by health and financial worries are more effective on the job. To support our workforce, we offer a wide variety of health, life and other insurance benefits that allow employees to choose the coverage best suited to their and their families' needs.


Retirement

Edmonds CC helps employees plan for their future by offering comprehensive retirement programs to supplement Social Security benefits and personal savings.

Faculty, Administrative and Exempt Employees

Washington State Department of Retirement Systems

PERS (Public Employee Retirement Systems) or TRS (Teachers Retirement System) Plan 3 Retirement Plans

Washington Teachers Retirement System

Public Employees' Retirement System

The PERS/TRS 3 plans are a two-part, hybrid retirement plan that combines a traditional pension plan, where your receive a defined benefit at retirement, with investment options that work like a typical retirement plan, such as a 401(k).

Both parts of the PERS/TRS 3 retirement plans play a significant role in your income at retirement.

With the defined benefit part of the plans, you’re guaranteed a monthly benefit for the rest of your life once you meet the plans requirements and retire.

With the defined contribution part of the plans, you invest part of each paycheck into a retirement fund. When you retire, the amount you earn depends on the performance of your investments.

State Board Retirement Plan (SBRP)-Administered by TIAA

State Board Retirement Plan (SBRP)

The State Board Retirement Plan (SBRP) is a tax-deferred defined (401(a) Retirement Plan) contribution plan that helps you save for retirement. Eligible employees can start participating in the SBRP on their first day of employment in an eligible appointment.

Your employer helps you save even more for retirement by providing 100 percent matching funds to your contributions. Both the employer and employee contributions are immediately vested, and the plan is 100 percent portable if you move between participating employers or leave the community and technical college system.

Classified Employees

Washington State Department of Retirement Systems

Public Employees' Retirement System

PERS 2 Retirement Plan

The Public Employees’ Retirement System Plan 2 (PERS 2) is a traditional, defined-benefit pension plan — when you meet plan requirements and retire, you’re guaranteed a certain monthly income for the rest of your life. After working at least five years, you’re eligible to receive your retirement benefit starting at age 65.

Both you and Edmonds CC contribute money to PERS 2. However, these contributions don’t determine your retirement benefit. Instead, the income you receive from PERS 2 during retirement depends on both your final salary and your years of service.

PERS 3 Retirement Plan

The Public Employees’ Retirement System Plan 3 (PERS 3) is a two-part, hybrid retirement plan that combines a traditional pension plan, where your receive a defined benefit at retirement, with investment options that work like a typical retirement plan, such as a 401(k).

Both parts of the PERS 3 retirement plan play a significant role in your income at retirement.

With the defined benefit part of the plan, you’re guaranteed a monthly benefit for the rest of your life once you meet the plan requirements and retire.

With the defined contribution part of the plan, you invest part of each paycheck into a retirement fund. When you retire, the amount you earn depends on the performance of your investments.


Time Off

Vacation/Holidays

Edmonds CC employees accrue vacation based on what type of employee they are. See the Holidays and Leave page for more information. Edmonds CC also provides paid time off for 10 standard holidays.