Employee Benefits

The Office of Employee Benefits administers and communicates the City's health and welfare benefits plan for all benefit-eligible active employees, retirees, and their dependents. The Office serves as a liaison between members and the various carriers who are under contract to provide benefits to the City.

The City of Baltimore offers a comprehensive benefits package for regular (benefit-eligible) employees working at least thirty (30) hours per week. Enrollment into the City of Baltimore's group medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, optional life, AD&D, Health Care FSA, and Dependent Care FSA plans must be completed online within forty-five (45) days of employment, during the two-week Annual Benefits Open Enrollment period, and within sixty (60) days of a qualifying event. 

Temporary, seasonal, and contractual employees working thirty (30) hours or more per week over a twelve (12) month Initial Measurement Period (IMP) are offered medical and prescription drug coverage only at the end of the initial measurement
period. Enrollment into the City of Baltimore’s group medical and prescription drug plan must be completed online within forty-five (45) days.  Failure to enroll online within this timeframe will forfeit benefits eligibility until the next Annual Open Enrollment Period.

Contact Employee Benefits today at (410) 396-5830 or (410) 396-5831.

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The City of Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.