Sarasota County Survivor Benefits

Survivor Benefits
Updated July 2012

ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT

Contact:
Sarasota County Human Resources
Sarasota County Administration Center
1660 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 650-9712
Fax: (941) 861-5825
Website: scgov.net

Covers firefighters who are full-time Sarasota County employees working at least 30 hours per week. Eligibility begins after 30 days of employment.

Life Insurance
Benefit amount of 1x annual salary (some positions may qualify for additional amount).

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Benefit amount equal to the amount of basic life insurance.

Seat Belt Benefit
If a Basic Accidental Death Benefit is payable under the policy and the policyholder dies as a result of an automobile accident during which he or she was wearing a seal belt, an additional benefit is paid in the amount of 100% the amount of the Basic Accidental Death Benefit payable or $50,000, whichever is less


WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Contact:
Sarasota County Human Resources
Sarasota County Administration Center
1660 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 650-9712
Fax: (941) 861-5825
Website: scgov.net

Workers’ Compensation benefits may apply. Contact the Risk Management department for additional information.


RETIREMENT/PENSION PLAN

Contact:
Sarasota County Human Resources
Sarasota County Administration Center
1660 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 650-9712
Fax: (941) 861-5825
Website: scgov.net

Benefits may apply if firefighter participated in voluntary supplemental retirement plan. Contact Human Resources for additional information.


NON-PROFIT OR PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS

Contact:
Sarasota County Hundred Club
3148-A South Gate Circle
Sarasota, FL 34239
Phone: (941) 953-5383

Limited to Sarasota County. Provides immediate financial assistance of $5,000 and scholarships as needed.

Note: The County does have a labor contract with IAFF Local 2546.
 


Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.