Benefits & Payroll Services

  • Ms. Leyshla Moscoso - Employee Benefits
    Email:  leysmoscoso@paps.net
    Phone: (732) 376-6200 ext. 30-124
     
    Ms. Maria M. Hernandez - Payroll
    Email:  marmhernandez@paps.net
    Phone: (732) 376-6200 ext. 30-127
     
    Ms. Rosemarie Gragnano - Payroll
    Email:  rosegragnano@paps.net
    Phone: (732) 376-6200 ext. 30-123
     
    178 Barracks Street
    Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
    Phone: 732.376.6200
    Fax: 732.638.1004
     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

    Please click on this link for information regarding the new reporting requirements for the Affordable Care Act.

     


     

    EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

    AETNA (Medical)

    For information & questions, please contact Member Services at 1-866-658-2455 or visit their website for a list of providers: http://www.aetna.com/

    BENECARD (Prescription)

    For information & questions, please contact Member Services at 1-877-723-6005 or visit their website for participating pharmacies: http://www.benecardpbf.com/

    DELTA DENTAL (Dental)

    For information & questions, please contact Member Services at 1-800-452-9310 or visit their website for participating dentists: http://www.deltadentalnj.com/

    VISION SERVICE PLAN (Vision)

    For information & questions, please contact Member Services at 1-800-877-7195 or visit their website for a list of providers: http://www.vsp.com

    HARTFORD (Voluntary Disability & Life Insurance)

    The Perth Amboy Board of Education offers Voluntary Long-Term Disability & Voluntary Life Insurance through The Hartford Insurance Company.  If you are interested in either insurance, please complete an enrollment form & return it to the Benefits Department in the Business Office.  Upon leaving your employment with the Board of Education, you may continue your Life Insurance by completing the portability form &submitting it directly to The Hartford.

    http://www.thehartford.com/

     

    LIFE       1-888-563-1124                 LTD        1-800-741-4306      

    FAX         1-866-344-9747               FAX       1-888-393-2106

    WORKER’S COMPENSATION

    The district uses the Qual-Lynx call center for all worker's compensation accidents. An incident form MUST be completed & forwarded to the Nurse & Benefit Coordinator within 24 hours of the accident's occurrence.  The incident form can be obtained from the school nurse &/or Building Administrator.

     

    IF YOU GET HURT ON THE JOB, TELL YOUR SCHOOL NURSE/BUILDING ADMINISTRATOR IMMEDIATELY AND CALL QUAL-LYNX AT 1-800-425-3222. IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY, GO TO THE NEAREST HOSPITAL OR MEDICAL FACILITY AND TELL YOUR SCHOOL NURSE/BUILDING ADMINISTRATOR WITHIN 24 HOURS.

     

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS RELATED TO A WORKER'S COMPENSATION CLAIM MUST BE MADE BEFORE OR AFTER SCHOOL HOURS!

     

    BOLLINGER INSURANCE (Student Accidents)

    The Perth Amboy Board of Education offers Student Accident Insurance through Bollinger.  This insurance covers students for accidents that occur on our premises.  Please note that the parent's insurance MUST be utilized prior to this insurance.  Bollinger can be reached at:

     

    Bollinger Inc.

    PO Box 1346

    Morristown, New Jersey 07962

    Policy #PB108

    1-866-267-0092

    PAYROLL

     

    VERIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT:

    All forms MUST be received by the payroll department Monday - Thursday to be processed by Friday. Once completed, verified & signed by the Business Administrator, the forms will then be faxed to the Mortgage/Bank Companies. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS.                                                       

     

     

    CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS

    All forms pertaining to your payroll/personal information MUST be received one (1) week prior to the pay date.  Updates/New Direct Deposits will take into effect after two (2) pay periods.

    NEW JERSEY DIVISIONS OF PENSIONS & BENEFITS

    All Perth Amboy Board of Education employees MUST be enrolled in one of the following NJ State Pension plans depending on their position:                                                       

    • TPAF (Teachers’ Pension & Annuity Fund) is for certified staff.  Employees who qualify are: Teachers, Guidance Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses, Principals, Vice-Principals & Administrators.
    • PERS (Public Employees’ Retirement System) is for non-certified staff.  Employees who qualify are: Secretaries, Law Enforcement Officers, Custodial Staff, Food Service Staff & Transportation Staff.
    • DCRP (Defined Contribution Retirement Program) is for part-time enrollees that work less than 32 hours per week.

    All employees MUST enroll in the MBOS (Member Benefit Online System).  Please visit the pension website at http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions/ to enroll. 

    • Account of Statement
    • Beneficiary Changes
    • Pension - Address Change (For retired members only.)                                   
    • Pension - Name Change (Must be notarized.) 
    • Pension Loans
    • Pension Retirement Checklist
    • Purchase Application (Employees may be eligible to buy back time absent from work,  i.e. leave of absence.)                                   

    RETIREMENT CHECKLIST:  PABOE Retirement Procedure

    Pension inquiries can be directed to Maria Hernandez at ext. 30.127 or  the Pension Help Desk at 1-609-777-0534 / 1-609-292-7524. You can also email them via the contact us link at the bottom of their website.

     

    TAX SHELTER COMPANIES (403b)

    The Perth Amboy Board of Education has partnered with several Tax Shelter (403b) companies to provide employees with a tax-deferred way to save for their future. Enrollment in these plans are voluntary.  Employees should make sure to research all companies & tax-shelter plans prior to completing the “Salary Modification Form.”  The following companies are Board approved:

    • Met Life
    • AIG/Valic
    • Lincoln Investment Planning
    • Equitable

    Any questions regarding 403B investments should be directed to your Tax-Shelter representative.

    CENTRAL JERSEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

    The Perth Amboy Board of Education offers employees the opportunity to enroll in the Central Jersey Federal Credit Union for all banking needs: savings & checking accounts, summer savings, loans, mortgages, etc.  Please visit the Credit Union’s website for more information or visit a local office:

     

    380 Berry Street                                                              130Maple Avenue

    Woodbridge, NJ 07095                                                      South Plainfield, NJ 07080   

    1-732-634-0600                                                             1-908-412-8881

     

    www.cjfcu.org