Our Benefits

We Offer Excellent Benefits

California Department of Technology (CDT) benefits may vary depending on applicable labor contract agreements and type of appointment. The following is a general description of benefits that are available to most State civil service employees.

Health InsuranceSelect from a variety of comprehensive and low-cost health benefit plans that best meet your family's needs.
Dental InsuranceSelect a dental plan that is right for you and your family.
Vision Care InsuranceAutomatically enroll into the State's Vision Program.
Retirement PlansEnsure your retirement by supplementing your State-sponsored pension plan with 401k or 457 plan contributions.
College Savings PlanSave money for higher education (for yourself or someone else) with ScholarShare, the State’s 529 college savings plan.
Adjustable Work SchedulesWe offer adjustable work schedules for many of our positions, based on duties and business needs.
Paid State HolidaysReceive 11 paid State holidays each year.
Paid Personal HolidayUpon qualification, full-time employees are eligible to receive one day off of their choice each year, with their supervisor's approval.
Sick Leave, Vacation, and Annual LeaveEarn Sick Leave and Vacation credits. Or eligible employees may participate in the Annual Leave program, which replaces traditional Sick Leave and Vacation credits. As your years of State service increase, the Vacation/Annual Leave allowance increases.
Bereavement LeaveFull-time employees are authorized bereavement leave for the death of a person related by blood, marriage, adoption, or for any person residing in the immediate household at the time of death.
Military LeaveYou may be allowed to take up to 30 calendar days with pay for Military Leave each year.
Long-Term Care and Legal Insurance PlansOptional enrollment is available.
Peer Support ProgramWe offer a free, informal resource to talk privately and confidentially with a Peer Supporter (fellow employee) about any professional or personal issues.
Employee Assistance ProgramConfidential consultation, assessment and referrals as well as support groups, wellness programs, meetings, and seminars available for both you and your family.
Director’s Annual Recognition ProgramWe annually recognize and reward outstanding employee accomplishments.
Commute IncentivesQualify for public transit discounts, transit subsidies, vanpooling, and carpooling.
Free ParkingFree parking is available at our Rancho Cordova locations.