CAP Employee Benefits

Our CAP employees consistently state that having access to Central Arizona Project’s top benefits is one of the top two reasons they chose to spend their careers with us. The other top reason was working with good people. CAP’s annual employee turnover rate is significantly lower than industry standard.

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Note: This overview is only a guide to CAP benefits. Employees are eligible for all benefits from their first day on the job! Policies and official benefit plan descriptions govern actual benefits and are subject to change.

ASRS

Retirement

Arizona State Retirement (ASRS) Pension

The ASRS provides retirement security to Arizona’s public servants, including teachers, municipal workers and other government employees. It proudly serves more than 500,000 members, including 100,000 retired members.

401(k) 457(b) and 529 College Savings Plan

CAP matches 50% of employee contribution up to an employee contribution of 6% in the 401(k) plan. Employees can choose from over 10 funds to invest contributions in both the 401(k) and 457(b) plans.

CAP Wellness

Health & Wellness

  • Excellent EPO Health Insurance utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield network and Mayo Clinic providers with low out-of-pocket costs ($0 monthly premium for employee only coverage selection), low co-pays and out-of-pocket maximum
  • Delta Dental
  • Vision
  • Affordable prescription coverage
  • Robust on-site wellness program with dedicated wellness administrator, including yoga, wellness screenings, annual health expo, wellness challenges, one-on-one consultations and more

Paid Time Off

Vacation

Employees accrue vacation based on years of service and are able to bank up to 240 hours of vacation. Accrued and unused vacation is paid in cash upon leaving employment or can be transferred to 457(b) plan.

YEARS OF FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENTACCRUAL RATE PER YEAR
Less than 3 years96 hours
3-7 years120 hours
7-15 years144 hours
15-25 years168 hours
25+ years200 hours

Sick Leave

80 hours per calendar year. Employees are able to bank up to 720 hours. 50% of unused accrual is paid in cash upon voluntarily leaving CAP employment or can be transferred to 457(b) plan.

Holidays - Nine designated holidays

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Income Protection Plan (IPP)

Pays 60% of employee’s hourly pay during long-term disability waiting period after all paid-time off accruals have been fully exhausted. (Requires paperwork.)

Long-Term Disability

The benefit is 2/3 of an employee’s monthly pay after 180-day elimination period. (Requires paperwork and detailed process.)

Other Paid Time Off

Funeral Leave, Jury Duty, Parental Leave, Voting Leave

Education & Employee Development

  • Tuition reimbursement: 80% of tuition and books upon completion of course up to maximum of $5,250 per year
  • Significant annual investment in employee training and development, including a full Learning & Development staff and online learning center
  • Academic college scholarship opportunity for dependent children/grandchildren

Safety

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  • Workplace culture with a true commitment to workplace safety
  • Exceed state OSHA regulations by consistently achieving and maintaining ADOSH’s elite VPP (Voluntary Protection Plan) designation
  • Dedicated Safety Week each year bringing employees together to take workplace and personal safety classes

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements (4-10 work schedule with Fridays off for most positions)
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Plan with Identity Theft Protection option
  • Relocation assistance
  • A recognition program for community volunteerism
  • An employee association that sponsors employee and family activities and events
  • Free covered parking
  • Free term life insurance
  • Educational Lunch & Learns sponsored by CAP Committees for Diversity & Inclusion, ECO, and Safety Vision and Support
  • Bring Your Kids to Work Day
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