Employment Benefits

Employee Benefits 

2024 Open Enrollment - May 1st - May 17th, 2024


If you are NOT making changes to your benefits, no action needs to be taken UNLESS you cover a spouse on your medical plan - see spousal coordination of benefits section below. 

No documents will be accepted after May 17th, 2024

All documents should be returned to humanresources@dover.de.usthe drop box located in the lobby at 5 E. Reed St. , or hand delivered to an HR representative. If you prefer to hand deliver your documents please call and schedule an appointment. 

Memo to Active Full-Time and Eligible Part-Time Employees, 2024 Health, Dental, and Vision Rates Included (PDF)

Medical Open Enrollment (Highmark or Aetna) 

Summary Of Benefits - Highmark Comprehensive PPO (PDF)

Summary Of Benefits - Highmark First State Basic (PDF)

Summary Of Benefits - Aetna HMO (PDF)

Summary Of Benefits - Aetna CDH GOLD (PDF)

Federal Notices (PDF)

Spousal Coordination Of Benefits - Medical Only

Employees who cover spouses on any State of Delaware medical plan is required to complete the spousal coordination of benefits each year. 

Spousal Coordination of Benefits Link

Dental Open Enrollment Delta Dental)

Summary of Benefits - Delta Dental (PDF)

Vision Open Enrollment (Vision Benefits of America)

Summary of Benefits - Vision Benefits of America (PDF)

Supplemental Life Insurance (UNUM and/or Transamerica)

Summary of Benefits - TransAmerica Insurance (PDF)

Summary of Benefits - UNUM (PDF)

457 Changes - DOE and IBEW Employees Only 

Per the DOE* & IBEW** Union contracts: 

"Each may, during open enrollment , employees will have the opportunity to change their contribution to the 457 plan thus effecting the City's matching contributions to the 401 Money Purchase Plan. The change will be effective July 1 and irrevocable until the following July."

If you are interested in changing your contribution to the 457 plan, or if you have any questions, please contact Human Resources for the appropriate forms to complete. 

*DOE Union Contract July 1st ,2020 - June 30th, 2024, Section 25. 401 Retirement Contributions

**IBEW Union Contract July 1st, 2020 - June 30th, 2023; Section 42. 401a Money Purchase Plan

Forms to complete for necessary changes: (documents are to be returned to humanresources@dover.de.us the drop box located in the lobby at 5 E. Reed St., or hand delivered to an HR representative. If you prefer to hand deliver your documents please call and schedule an appointment.  

If you would like to make changes to your benefits please complete the required forms below. 

If adding a spouse a copy of the marriage certificate and social security card is required. 

If adding a child/dependent a copy of the birth certificate and social security card is required. 

Highmark Enrollment/Disenrollment Form (PDF) 

Aetna Enrollment/Disenrollment Form (PDF)

Delta Dental Enrollment/Disenrollment (PDF)

VBA Enrollment/Disenrollment Form (PDF)

TransAmerica Enrollment (PDF)

Unum Insurance Enrollment (PDF)

Mission Square 457 Enrollment/Changes Form (PDF)

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2023 AFSCME, DOE, NB Holiday Schedule

2023 FOP Holiday Schedule

2023 IBEW Holiday Schedule


2024 AFSCME, DOE, NB Holiday Schedule

2024 FOP Holiday Schedule

2024 IBEW Holiday Schedule