Volusia County Survivor Benefits

Survivor Benefits
Updated December 2013

ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT

Contact:
Volusia County Government
Personnel Division
Bank of America Building
230 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 262
DeLand, FL 32720
Phone: (386) 736-5951
Email: [email protected]
Website: volusia.org

The county provides term life insurance equal to one (1) times your annual salary (rounded to the nearest multiple of $1000) if you are under 70 years of age. At age 70 and over, the amount is equal to 1/2 times your annual salary (rounded to the nearest multiple of $500). You must complete the necessary enrollment forms to be covered. Part time employees receive a maximum benefit or $5,000.

The county pays the full premium for an Accidental Death and Dismemberment policy for every employee under the age of 70. If the policy must be used, there is a specified amount paid depending upon the seriousness of the accident. For full details, see your insurance booklet when issued.


WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Contact:
Volusia County Government
Risk Management Office
Bank of America Building
230 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 262
DeLand, FL 32720
Phone: (386) 736-5951
Email: [email protected]
Website: volusia.org

As a county employee, you are covered by the Florida Worker’s Compensation Law and are entitled to the benefits for job-related injuries. State law provides that an employee will be paid a portion of his/her wages during the temporary disability period, subject to certain exceptions.


LINE-OF-DUTY DISABILITY

Contact:
Volusia County Government
Risk Management Office
Bank of America Building
230 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 262
DeLand, FL 32720
Phone: (386) 736-5951
Email: [email protected]usia.org
Website: volusia.org

The county provides Long Term Disability (LTD) Income Insurance. Benefits begin on the 181st day of continuous, uninterrupted disability and are equal to 60% of your basic salary up to a maximum of $4,000 per month. Benefit proceeds are taxable and will be coordinated with other salary continuation plans. For full details, see your insurance booklet.

 


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.