Employee Benefits

The Town of Amherst offers a competitive benefits package to its employees. To be eligible for benefits, an employee must be employed in a position classified as regular and work a minimum of 20 hours per week for 52 weeks per year. Time off benefits are prorated based on the employee’s biweekly scheduled hours.

What You Need To Know:

  • New Rates 
  • FY 21 Open Enrollment Notice
  • NEW Dental Plan Provider, Same Rates - Blue Dental Freedom from Blue Cross Blue Shield.
  • NEW! Vision Plan - Blue 20/20 integrated Plan from Blue Cross Blue Shield 
  • Watch a quick video to learn more about your benefits: Health, Vision and Dental 
  • Basic Life of $10,000 will now cost $2.23/month
  • NEW! Digital enrollment forms for health & dental and vision.

Send digital forms to: 

Town: misiaszekj@amherstma.gov OR School: humanresources@arps.org

Click the benefit boxes below that you’re most interested in learning more about.

Health Button
Dental Button
Vision button for HR
Additional Benefits
Retirement PLanning button
Retirees Button