New Employees

Congratulations on your new position with the City of Eugene! Eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that promotes Total Worker Health and supports your overall Wellbeing.


As a benefited employee you will receive an invitation to New Employee Orientation, where you will be given detailed information about your benefit options. Your supervisor will provide you with your benefit packet. Please be sure to bring it with you to orientation. Get a head start by exploring the Employee Health and Wellbeing website before orientation.


Don't delay! You will need to make important benefit decisions within a limited time frame.


Additional benefits information can be found in the Benefit Information for New Employees memo and on these websites: Employee BenefitsFlexible Spending Accounts, and Other Employee Benefits

Important Information

  1. 30 Days from Hire:
  2. 60 Days from Hire:
  3. Wellbeing Resources 
  4. PERS/OPSRP
  5. Other Resources

Within 30 days of your hire date

 (Optional Benefits)


  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA): If you decide an FSA is right for you, you can easily enroll online. If you choose not to enroll within 30 days of your date of hire, you can enroll during the open enrollment period held in December or mid-year with a qualifying event. To continue participation, you must re-enroll each year.  


  • Portable Term Life Insurance (PTL)To receive a guaranteed issue amount of supplemental PTL insurance without the need for underwriting, complete the application within 31 days of your hire date. Information and enrollment forms are available on the Employee Benefits Life Insurance page.