“We have a responsibility to help those around us and help others in need.”
― Virginia Williams
Meet Jayme Jones
Jayme Jones administers the District’s Human Resources, Benefits, and Records Management as well as providing administrative support for Chief Officers and the Fire Board. Under the direction of Chief Foreman, Jayme produces HR policies, Board meeting minutes, legal notices, the Strategic Plan, and other publications. In addition, she handles central records, public information requests, the website, and other administrative support responsibilities.
HFD Personnel Benefits
The Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) has provided retirement security to Arizona’s public servants, including teachers, municipal workers and other government employees for more than 50 years. The ASRS proudly serves more than a half-million members, including more than 100,000 retired members.
Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) provides a statewide retirement system for public safety personnel (municipal firemen and policemen, employees of the Arizona Highway Patrol, and other public safety personnel) who are employed by the state of Arizona or a political subdivision. The PSPRS is funded through cost-sharing contributions from the member and member’s employer, which provides a defined benefit and defined contribution plans.
HFD’s PSPRS Pension Funding Policy
Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-863.01, the Highlands Fire District Board adopted the pension funding policy posted below: