Benefits

Full-Time Employee Benefits


  • 10 paid city holidays
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plans available for employee contributions using pre-tax or post-tax dollars
  • Accrue 10 paid vacation days the first year
  • City/Board of Lights and Water (BLW) general pension plan (employee contribution of 4%)
  • City/BLW-funded supplemental pension plan in lieu of Social Security (6.13% of earnings for full-time employees after one year, 7.5% for part-time employees immediately)
  • Fully vested in pension plan after ten years of service
  • Early retirement available at a reduced benefit
  • Free parking
  • Life insurance equal to three-times salary up to $300,000 at no cost
  • Medical/pharmacy, dental, and vision coverage provided
  • Military, funeral, and court leave available for qualifying events
  • No Social Security deduction means 6.2% of your salary is in your pocket
  • Sick leave sell back program for eligible employees each year of up to a week's pay
  • Weekly paychecks