Other benefits available to Multnomah County Employees.


Trimet Pass Program

Multnomah County encourages employees to use public transportation.  All benefits eligible employees qualify for a free TriMet Annual pass - for all-zone on TriMet buses, MAX, Wes, Streetcar, Tram and C-Tran non-express routes


Employee Assistance Program 

The County provides an Employee Assistance Program for permanent employees and eligible members of their immediate household. The service is provided through Reliant Behavioral Health. This program can help with many family concerns, life crises, personal and work issues.

For further information or to make an appointment, please call 866-750-1327. You can also seek services through eAccess at: MYRBH.com, using the Access Code: GoMultCo

2017 EAP Flyer (178.93 KB)


Worldwide Emergency Travel Assistance

The County provides an emergency travel assistance program permanent employees and eligible members of their immediate household. The service is provided through UNUM. This program can help with emergency medical services while traveling 100 or more miles from home.  Services are available worldwide and can include: hospital admission coordination; emergency medical evacuation; medically supervised transportation home; legal and interpreter referrals; Rx replacement assistance and other referral services.

For further information or to access services, please call
  within the US: 800-872-1414
  outside the US: (US Country Code) 609-986-1234

Email: medservices@assistamerica.com


Health Reimbursement (HRA VEBA)

Several bargaining units and management group of Multnomah County currently participate in semi-monthly contributions to their VEBA accounts. Participating groups are: Non-Represented, Physicians, Local 48, Local 701, Deputy Sheriffs/Civil Deputies, FOPPO, and Prosecuting Attorneys (on a limited basis). Contributions are not allowed on an individual basis. Additional information on HRA VEBA can be found at www.hraveba.org.


Optional Long Term Care

Employees may purchase Long Term Care insurance for themselves and eligible dependents, including domestic partners. This plan is currently available to Non-Represented employees, members of AFSCME Local 88 and members of the Oregon Nurses Association.


Health Insurance Premium Reimbursements

Part-time employees who work additional hours may be eligible for reimbursement of a portion of the employee cost shares for medical and dental health care premiums.  

Subject to the terms and conditions of county collective bargaining agreements, some bargaining agreements allow employees working extra hours (equivalent to a higher FTE for a set period of time) to receive reimbursement of the difference between what the employee paid and what an employee hired in that increased FTE status would pay for the same coverage.  Collective bargaining agreements that allow premium reimbursement can be found at /employee-labor-relations/labor-contracts

  • Local 88 half-time or three-quarter time employees (Article 11, Health and Welfare);
  • JCSS half-time or three-quarter time employees (Article 11, Health and Welfare);
  • ONA part-time employees (Article 10, Health and Welfare);
  • FOPPO part-time employees (Article 10, Health and Welfare)

For specific questions regarding this benefit or for information about how to request a refund, please contact the Employee Benefits Office at employee.benefits@multco.us or 503-988-3477