Resource Center for VRS Employers: Hybrid Retirement Plan: Defined Contribution Component

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    Take these seven steps to reconcile payroll, process contributions and make payments for the Hybrid Retirement Plan.

    Get Started

    1. Get Started!

    Get access to myVRS Navigator and ICMA-RC's web-based system EZLink.

    • Contact your Security Administrator for myVRS Navigator access.
    • Complete the EZLink Access Form.

    Become familiar with these guides, which will help you administer the Hybrid Retirement Plan:

    Update myVRS Navigator

    2. Update myVRS Navigator

    Enroll new hires in myVRS Navigator and update employee data before each payroll.

    Make Contribution Changes

    3. Make Contribution Changes

    Download the quarterly report for voluntary contributions and update payroll accordingly.

    Reconcile to Payroll

    4. Reconcile to Payroll

    Generate the snapshot and reconcile to payroll and ICMA-RC the correct amount for each employee.

    Submit Payments to ICMA-RC

    5. Submit Payments to ICMA-RC

    Submit contribution files in EZLink, using online entry or a pre-formatted batch file. For batch file information contact ICMA-RC.

    Send payment to ICMA-RC each time contributions are withheld from the employee’s paycheck.

    Schedule Payments to VRS

    6. Schedule Payments to VRS

    Confirm the myVRS Navigator snapshot and schedule payment to VRS by the 10th of the month.

    Make Corrections as Required

    7. Make Corrections as Required

    Follow this guidance to make member account corrections with ICMA-RC

    Log into EZLink to process contribution submissions and run reports.