Benefits at a Glance

DVRPC provides medical, prescription, and dental insurance to all Regular Full-Time employees, their spouses and children.

*You are eligible for Health, Prescription, Dental, and Life insurance on the first day of the month following sixty (60) days of employment.

Two options for Health Insurance:

  1. Keystone Health Plan East (POS) – 100% paid by DVRPC
    $20.00 co-pay for primary care, $40.00 for referred specialists and $0 co-pay for Telemedicine (for doctor, dermatology and behavioral health). Includes $100.00 reimbursement every two years for contacts or glasses.
  2. Personal Choice (PPO) – Premium cost sharing by employee
    $20.00 co-pay for primary care, $40.00 for referred specialists and $0 co-pay for Telemedicine (for doctor, dermatology and behavioral health).

Prescription Insurance

Offered through Independence Blue Cross, the Closed Formulary benefit has a $100 deductible per person, co-pays of $5 Low-Cost generic, $15 Generic, $50 Preferred Brand, $75 Non-Preferred Brand and $100 for Specialty Drugs. FutureScripts’ Mail Order program allows for a 90-day supply for the cost of two co-pays.

Dental Insurance

All employees and eligible dependents receive a $1,500 annual Dental benefit maximum through MetLife.

Waiver of Health/Dental

Health insurance or Health and Dental insurance can be waived for a cash reimbursement. You must be covered by another health insurance program and provide DVRPC with verification. The Commission reimburses the employee two times per year - January and July. Employees are eligible to sign up for this program each year at open enrollment.

Life Insurance

Coverage is provided in the amount of your annual salary rounded up to the nearest thousand at no cost to you! Employees age 70 or older are provided coverage in the amount of half their annual salary rounded up to the nearest thousand.

Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Coverages are 60% of salary. STD has 15-day waiting period, and LTD elimination period matches up with ending of STD plan.

Commuter Benefit

Eligible to receive up to an $80.00/month tax-free commuter benefit use on any local transit provider or vanpool service. 2023 option to purchase pre-tax, up to an additional $220/month, which equals $300, the maximum amount allowable by the IRS.

Vacation Leave

DVRPC Regular Full-Time employees annually accrue up to:

Less than 1 year of service:10 days per year
Second, Third, & Fourth Year:15 days per year
Year Five through Nine:18 days per year
Year 10:20 days per year

Sick Leave

15 days per year.

Personal Leave

Four days per year.


DVRPC employees receive 12 paid holidays per year.


All regular employees will become members of the Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System (SERS) and are eligible to enroll in the state's Deferred Compensation Program.

Credit Union

You and your family members are eligible to join the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU). Free financial services

Flexible Spending Accounts

Pre-tax dollars cover Dependent Care ($5,000 maximum) and Health Care expenses ($3,050 maximum).

Gym Membership Reimbursement

$15 per month reimbursement with proof of enrollment (90-day waiting period)

FirstCall EAP

Full Service Behavioral Health Employee Assistance Program. Includes counseling, legal, financial, work life services, manager training & more.

Voluntary Supplemental Insurances

Staff is eligible to apply for supplemental insurance for themselves and family members. Coverages are portable. Participation is voluntary. Many offerings can be purchased with before-tax payroll deductions.

  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Hospital Confinement Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insruance

This summary is meant for informational purposes only. Please contact the Human Resources Office for more information and details about DVRPC benefits.

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