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Enjoy a balanced life

Enjoy a balanced life

Benefits that support you

King County is a values-based organization with an empowering work environment, a supportive work-life balance and development opportunities so you never stop learning. We work hard to make sure our benefits reflect our values to support you and your family in a variety of ways.

We value creative thinking that drives us to continuously improve public service. Tap into your desire to serve the public and discover new and better ways to make a meaningful impact.


Excellent benefits and wages

Our robust benefits and wages support you and your family.

Balanced You

Our fresh approach to employee health and well-being.

Commute options

We provide a variety of employee transportation options.

Career development

We focus on building a supportive place to do work that matters.

Workplace innovation

We prioritize initiatives to make us the best-run government.

Paid Parental Leave

We offer up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for families.

Diverse workforce

We highly value diversity of people and work experiences.

Community impact

Our equity and social justice strategies are investing upstream.

Employee Giving Program

We offer employees options on how to make a difference.

Achieving both

We also provide benefits to help employees develop a healthy work-life balance, so that they don't have to choose between a personal life and professional success. Delivering excellence to the people of King County can only be achieved when employees are empowered to live their best, full life outside work, too.


Employee Assistance Program and Making Life Easier help employees and their families.

Exercise and activity centers

We offer convenient worksite locations for employees to work out and get healthy.

Home ownership

Through HomeStreet Bank, employees receive exclusive home loan and banking benefits.