Air District Operations

The Air District is taking steps to ensure Bay Area air quality and public health are protected while the shelter-in-place orders are in effect. Permits for businesses adjusting operations to aid in the public health response will also be expedited. Read more... | en Español

Air Quality Advisory

On Friday and Saturday, smoke from the August Complex Fire may impact the North Bay and parts of the East Bay, causing smoky and hazy skies. There is no Spare the Air Alert in effect and air quality is not expected to be unhealthy. See our hourly air quality data for the most up-to-date information, as well as Press Releases@AirDistrict, and our Wildfire Safety Tips web page.  Sign up for Bay Area Air Alerts.  en Español

About the Air District

Benefits and Resources

The Air District provides a wide range of benefits to its employees. Find summaries of these benefits and additional resources below.

Employee Benefits

Employees receive an allowance to pay for various types of insurance, including health, dental, and vision. The allowance varies depending on employee category. Benefit summaries are available for confidential employees, management employees, and represented employees.

The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) provides retirement benefits for District employees. The District pays the employer contribution and a portion of the employee contribution.

Other employee benefits include a transit subsidy, education reimbursement, vacation and sick leave, and holidays.


Major providers for District employee benefits are listed below.

Anthem Blue Cross
(877) 737-7776

Blue Shield
(800) 334-5847

California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)
(888) 225-7377

CalPERS 457 Deferred Compensation
(800) 260-0659

Delta Dental
(800) 765-6003

Employee Benefit Specialists
(925) 460-3910

Hartford 457 Deferred Compensation
(800) 528-9009

(800) 537-5024

Kaiser Permanente
(800) 464-4000

Magellan Behavioral Health
(800) 523-5668

(888) 401-5629

Vision Service Plan
(800) 765-6003

Related Links

Human Resources Calendar

Memorandum of Understanding

Administrative Code

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    No Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 5/15/2015