Human Resources Services


Applicant Benefit Menu

This service provides employee benefit information for prospective candidates applying for permanent work.

Applying for County Employment

This service allows you to view available jobs in the County and register and apply for County employment using NEOGOV /, our online application system.

Catastrophic Leave Program

The Catastrophic Leave Program provides a method for employees to assist fellow employees who have exhausted their paid leave time due to a catastrophic illness or injury of the employee or the employee’s family member.

Civil Service Commission Meetings

This service provides all of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Recordings.

County Directory Assistance

This service offers a complete listing of County departments and other affiliated agencies.

County Employment Application Assistance

This service provides assistance and answers questions about the Online Registration and Employment Application process.

County Employment Verification

This service allows you to verify County employment. Verification of employment may be requested in writing or by telephone in accordance with Human Resources Department policy. 

County Job Descriptions

This service is a complete listing of all County job titles, including descriptions of duties, minimum qualification requirements, and salary information.

County Pension System

The San Luis Obispo County Pension Trust is an independent trust that administers the San Luis Obispo County Employees Retirement Plan (a defined benefit pension plan).

County Vehicle and Driver Complaints

This services allows you to report any observed unsafe, erratic, or hazardous driving by a County vehicle.

CSC Meeting Recordings

This is an archive of recordings of the Civil Service Commission Meetings

Current Employee Benefit Menu

This service provides benefit information for current and newly hired permanent employees.

Current Job Openings

This service is a complete listing of all current County job openings and job descriptions.

Dental Plans

This service provides information and resources for available dental plans for County employees.

Employee Assistance Program

This service provides confidential support, referrals, and tools for employees to assist in meeting the challenges of modern life.

Federal Work Study Program for Cal Poly Students

The Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) provides part-time job opportunities to students who have financial aid eligibility while at a college or university.  

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

All employee contributions to Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) are made from pre-tax earnings, lowering your taxable income, and increasing your disposable income. The County offers three types of FSAs: Healthcare FSA, Dependent Care FSA and a Limited Purpose Dental and Vision FSA for HDHP Enrollees Only. Each FSA has unique qualified expenses, rules and eligibility to participate. All the FSAs are administered by Benefits Coordinator Corporation (BCC). Participants will have access to their funds via a debitcard, an online platform and mobile app.

How the FSA works:

  1. Select an annual contribution amount up to the year limit; this amount will be divided evenly and deducted each pay period in the calendar year. Click here to calculate your tax savings when you contribute to a FSA.
  2. You cannot change the contribution amount you select during Open Enrollment unless you have a qualified change in family status.
  3. All eligible expenses must occur in the calendar year. FSA funds are use it or lose it.
  4. You have until March 1st of the following year to submit approved receipts for reimbursement.
  5. FSA funds can be used for you, your spouse, and your tax dependents only.
  6. Each Open Enrollment you must take action to elect your annual contribution amount for your FSA for the next year. Your previous year election will NOT roll-over.

Click here to view an informational FSA borchure. 

Labor Relations Bargaining Process

Information on the Bargaining Process and the current status of SLOCEA negotiations

Leave of Absence

Information, resources, and procedures for employee Leave of Absence requests.

Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Plans

This service describes County-provided Life Insurance and Long Term Disability plans for employees in Bargaining Units 02, 04, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 16, and 17.

Medical Plans

This service provides information and resources for available County medical plans.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Contracts

This is an informational listing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Contracts and the associated employee association contact information for both represented and unrepresented bargaining units.

Outside Agency Recruitments

In addition to County departments, Human Resources provides recruitment, hiring, and onboarding services to the San Luis Obispo Air Pollution Control District and the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority.

Payroll Basic Information

This service provides basic information regarding employee compensation and career advancement.

Pharmacy Benefits

This service provides information and resources for Pharmacy benefits.

Post Employment Health Plans

This service describes the Post Employment Health Plans (PEHP) available after separation from County service.

Retired Employee

Information on your 2019 Retiree Benefits. Questions? Please call Pension Trust at (805)781-5465 or Human Resources at (805)781-5959.

Student Internships

Student Internships at the County of San Luis Obispo provide current students with:

  • Valuable work experience to further their careers
  • Opportunities to expand their professional network
  • Personal and professional growth and development
  • Opportunity to serve the San Luis Obispo community in a meaningful way

Tuition Reimbursement

This service provides Tuition Reimbursement instructions and forms for applicable County employees.

Vision Plan

This service provides information and resources for the VSP Vision Plan. 

Voluntary Insurance Plans

This service allows County employees the option to purchase voluntary insurance plans to enhance their benefit package.

Wellness Programs

Wellness programs available to active and retired County employees.