Employment Benefits

Employment Benefits


Annual Leave

The amount of paid annual leave regular full-time employees receive each year increases with the length of their employment as shown in the following schedule:

Length 
of Service

Per Pay Period
Leave Earned

Yearly
Total

Limit Carried
Forward

0–4 years

3.08 hours

 80.08

120.08

5–9 years

3.70 hours

 96.20

136.20

10–14 years

4.62 hours

120.12

160.12

15–19 years 

5.53 hours

143.78

183.78

20 or more

6.16 hours

160.16

200.16


Paid Holidays

The City observes the holidays listed below:

  • New Year's Day (January 1)

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (third Monday in January)

  • Presidents Day (third Monday in February)

  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)

  • Independence Day (July 4)

  • Labor Day (first Monday in September)

  • Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November)

  • Day after Thanksgiving

  • Christmas Day (December 25)

In addition to the recognized holidays, eligible employees will receive two floating holidays each fiscal year. 


Sick Leave

Eligible employees will accrue sick leave benefits at the rate of 3.70 hours per pay period.

Unused sick leave up to 1,000 hours, excluding those hours in the "catastrophic leave bank," will be paid to employees who resign or retire according to the following schedule (based on years of employment in a full-time position):

After five full years employment

 10%

After ten full years employment

 12.5%

After fifteen full years employment

 15%

After twenty full years employment

 20%

After twenty-five full years employment

 25%

After thirty full years employment

 30%

After thirty-five full years employment

 35%


Other Benefits

In addition to medical, dental, prescription and dental coverage, the City provides the following benefits:

2016-2017 Benefits Orientation Guide

  • 401(k) Savings Plan

  • 457 Savings Plan

  • 529 College Savings Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Development and Training Program

  • Health, dental and vision insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account/Cafeteria 125 Plan

  • Life insurance

  • Pension plans for Fire and Police

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Uniforms, tools, and safety equipment are provided when required

  • Wellness Program