Deferred Compensation: Several voluntary deferred compensation programs are available for employees. These plans are IRS-approved for public employees.
Employee Assistance Program: This program is offered at no cost to employees. A confidential self-referral program provides mental health services, counseling, testing, and substance abuse treatment. This program is provided at no cost to employees.
Funeral Leave: Associates who have a death of an immediate family member have three days of leave (up to five days for out-of-town travel).
Holidays: Full-time employees are entitled to twelve paid holidays per year.
Insurance: Employees are responsible for paying a set amount toward health, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage. Dependent coverage is available at a fixed cost through payroll deductions. Insurance becomes effective on the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment.
The City pays 100% of the premium cost for the associate's life insurance policy in the amount of $15,000.
The City also offers a variety of voluntary, supplemental life and accident insurance programs at group rates and provides the convenience of payroll deductions.
Pension Plan: The General Employees Pension Plan is a defined benefit plan.
Sick Leave: Employees are entitled to sick leave after completing the employee's initial six months. Leave accrual is on a per paycheck.
Vacation Pay: Employees are entitled to paid vacation after completing the initial six months of employment. Leave is accrued based on the length of service.