Florida Poly employees have the opportunity to take advantage of a variety of health benefits (through the state of Florida) to help meet their specific needs, as well as the needs of their family. This comprehensive
coverage includes, flexible spending accounts, medical and life insurance, and workers compensation.
- Health benefits are administered through People First, on behalf of the State of Florida, as pre-tax insurance plans. People First handles
all new hire enrollments, coverage changes, premium administration, and dependent
- Their Service Center is staffed Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m.–6 p.m. EST, at
Florida Poly's Employee Assistance Program
(EAP) (administered by Baycare) provides free and confidential access to a wide range of services to help employees
and their family/household members.
From work issues to problems at home, issues affecting an employee's personal or professional
life can be addressed with Baycare's short-term assistance services. They provide
an initial assessment, assist with problem resolution, and initiate referral services
for the employee or their family members if necessary.
Help is available for:
- Alcohol and drug abuse
- Anger management
- Financial stress
- Relationship issues
- Personal problems
- Family concerns
- Raising children
Learn more about the Employee Assistance Program by calling 800-878-5470.
To help promote work-life balance, Florida Poly
provides a generous leave program, which includes paid time off, holidays, and sick
leave. All employees working in full-time administrative and professional or support personnel
classified positions are eligible to accrue annual leave and sick leave hours during
each pay period.
Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in university's Recreational Sports
programs offered through Student Development. Fitness center memberships are also
available at a discounted monthly rate for employees.
Retirement and Financial
It’s never too early or too late to invest in your future. The state's retirement plans
provide ample opportunities for employees to save for the future.
Working at Florida Poly comes with many benefits, including various discounts and perks on local and national goods, services, and recreational opportunities.