Benefit Services

The City of Stockton offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and their eligible dependents to support the City's recruitment and retention efforts.


The Benefits Division administers the following employee benefits programs.

  • Health Benefits
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ancillary Benefits


Medical Benefits

The City offers four medical plan options:  

  • Self-Insured PPO Medical Plan

    • Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Anthem/Blue Cross of California
    • Delta Health Systems - City's Third Party Administrator for claims processing and customer service.
    • CVS - Pharmacy Benefit Manager
  • Kaiser Permanente – No-Deductible HMO Plan 

  • Kaiser Permanente – High-Deductible HMO Plan 

  • Sutter Health Plus – HMO Plan 

Note for Operating Engineers Local #3 (OE3):

Other benefit plans may be available to this bargaining unit only.

To learn more, please contact us at (209) 937-8233 or email us at


Dental Benefits

The City offers two dental plans through Delta Dental.

  •  Delta Dental PPO Plan

  • Delta Dental DHMO (DeltaCare USA)


Vision Benefits

The City offers two vision plans through Vision Service Plan (VSP).

  • Basic Plan                                            

  • Buy-up Plan


Employee Assistance Program

The City offers an Employee Assistance Program through Integrated Behavioral Health for employees and family members experiencing emotional or family problems, legal/financial difficulty, and/or struggling with substance abuse issues. Services include confidential assessments (up to three counseling sessions free of charge) and referral services for extended treatment. 


Life Insurance / Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)

Employees are also provided life insurance through MetLife with life insurance benefits of $50,000 for each employee. For some employee bargaining units, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) benefit is provided.


Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance Coverage

Miscellaneous employees are provided long term disability insurance coverage. The benefits of this plan for each disability is approximately 66 2/3% of salary up to the maximum salary replacement amount.  


Section 125 Plans

The City offers the IRS Section 125 plans Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts including commuter accounts such as Parking and Transit. Accounts are administered by the P&A Group. These benefits allow for pre-tax payroll deductions for:

  • FSA Medical Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Assistance Account
  • Parking Reimbursement Account
  • Transit Reimbursement Account


Voluntary Products

The City offers the following voluntary insurance products through American Fidelity:

  • Whole life insurance
  • Term life insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Cancer insurance
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance



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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 6/17/2019