Serving our community
since 1917
Montecito Fire Protection District
Fire Danger - Low

Benefit Packages - Part Time Employees

Effective September 1, 2016

Part Time Benefit

Retirement Pension - Miscellaneous:

CalPERS 3% at 60 – First Level (Classic) Members

CalPERS 2% at 62 – PEPRA New Members

"Classic" employee pays 6.5% cost share toward employer contribution; employee contribution is paid by employer up to 8%.

Retirement Pension - Safety:

CalPERS 3% at 55 – First Level (Classic) Members

CalPERS 2.7% at 57 – PEPRA New Members

"Classic" employee pays 6.5% cost share toward employer contribution; employee contribution is paid by employer up to 9%.

Additional Benefits - All Part-Time Employees

CalPERS Health Care: District covers a maximum of $1062.50 per month per employee towards a CalPERS-administered health plan. Plan rates vary; unused balance is not accrued.

Delta Dental Premier Plan: District covers entire cost for the employee and eligible dependents.

Vision Service Plan: District covers entire cost for the employee and eligible dependents. 

Uniform Allowance:  $   500  per year ($250 in June, $250 in December)

Text Message Allowance: Department pays $20 per month if an employee chooses to utilize his/her personal cell phone for notification purposes.

Sick Leave: 6 hours of sick leave earned per month.

Holiday Time: Receives 12 paid holidays.

Vacation:

20 hour part-time personnel:

1-3 years of service – 3.33 hours per month

4-7 years of service – 5 hours per month

8-11 years of service – 6.66 hours per month

12+ years of service – 8.33 hours per month

Hourly Rate:
Effective July 1, 2018:

Click here for .pdf version of publicly available pay schedule.

Rank/Title                          Start         6 mos
Wildland Fire Specialist       $51.23       $57.27

Special Compensation:

Longevity Incentives: Special compensation pay is calculated using the employee’s base rate.

Years of Service    Rate
3-5 years           3.00% 
6-8 years           6.00% 
9-11 years         9.00% 
12-14 years      12.00%
15-17 years      15.00%
18-20 years      18.00%
21-23 years      21.00%
24+ years         24.00%

Dispatch Cadre Members: Special compensation pay 5% of top step of the Firefighter classification base salary.

Current incentive rate: $ 447.60 per month

EMT/AED Certification Incentive: 5.35% Special compensation pay is calculated using the employee’s base rate, longevity incentive and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) earnings, if applicable.

Memorandum of Understanding Agreements:

Click here for Montecito Firefighter's Association Memorandum of Understanding.

Click here for Members of Staff Memorandum of Understanding.

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Summary of Salaries and Benefits - Full Time Employees
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