If you become permanently incapacitated and are unable to perform
your usual job duties, you may be eligible for a Disability
- “Permanently incapacitated” means you are physically or
mentally incapacitated from substantially performing the usual
duties of your job. It is not necessary for you to be physically
or mentally incapable of performing each and every duty or task
within your job classification.
- Your incapacity is permanent if improvement in your condition
cannot be reasonably anticipated under usual medical standards,
and there is no available accommodation that allows you to
perform your duties in an alternative manner within your medical
- If you are terminally ill, you or your authorized legal
representative should contact SamCERA immediately at (650)
Are there options available so that you can continue working?
Before you apply for a disability retirement, talk to your
supervisor or human resources department to explore available
options so that you can continue working.