Employee Benefits


The City of Lake Forest Park offers a comprehensive benefit package for regular full-time employees.


Regular part-time employees may be eligible for medical, dental, and vision coverage; however, their spouses and dependents are not eligible for health insurance coverage unless the part-time employee works a regular schedule of over 30 hours per week.

Note: The benefits described below are for non-union employees. Represented employees may receive some or all of the benefits listed below based on their union contracts. Those employees should consult their union agreements for specific information about their benefits.


Investment and Retirement Programs

  • Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS)
  • 457 Deferred Compensation (voluntary)
  • Social Security Replacement 401(a) Program (mandatory)

Voluntary Benefits

  • Optional plans for life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account Plan
  • Day Care Spending Account
  • Direct Deposit