Full Time Employee Benefits

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Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance: Employees will receive a monthly benefit of up to $1,500 for City provided medical, dental, and vision insurance. Current Insurance Carriers are UHC PPO/HMO, Kaiser HMO, MetLife Dental & Vision.

Employees who enroll in employee-only medical, dental and vision coverage will receive a monthly contribution of $75.00 into a Retiree Health Savings account; employees who opt out of medical, dental and vision coverage under the City’s health plans will receive a monthly contribution of $175.00 into a Retiree Health Savings account.

Retiree Health Savings Plan (RHS): The City will contribute $175 per month into a Retiree Health Savings Plan. There is a five year vesting period for benefits under the Retiree Health Savings Plan.

Short Term Disability Insurance: The City participates in the CA State Disability insurance (SDI) Program that is employee paid and a supplemental short-term disability plan that is City paid. Coverage is 70% of base pay.

Long Term Disability Insurance: The City pays 100% of the premium.  Coverage is 60% of base pay.

Life Insurance: The City pays 100% of the premium.  Coverage is $100,000 or 1x annual salary up to $225,000 max, whichever is greater.

Voluntary Product Offerings: Accident & Critical Illness Insurance; Additional Life Insurance; Flexible Spending Account(s).  These offerings are employee paid. 

CalPERS Long Term Care Program: The City pays up to $90 per month of the premium.


California Public Employee Retirement System (PERS): Retirement benefits are provided under the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) 2% @60 or 2% @62 formula based upon the employee’s PERS status.  The City does not participate in Social Security, both the City and employee contributes 1.45% to Medicare.

401 (a):  Based on the Classification, The City contributes an amount equal to 3% - 8% of base salary each pay period to the employee’s plan.

457- Deferred Compensation: Employees may contribute pre-tax wages to a 457 retirement plan.

Loans: Employee may take loans from the 401(a) & 457 products.

Paid Time Off: Paid time off is determined by the classification of each position. Please ask Human Resources for additional information. 

Paid Holidays (14):

  1. New Year’s Day
  2. Martin Luther King Day
  3. President’s Day
  4. Memorial Day/Independence Day
  5. Juneteenth
  6. July 4th
  7. Labor Day
  8. Indigenous People's Day
  9. Veteran’s Day
  10. Thanksgiving Day
  11. Day after Thanksgiving
  12. Christmas Eve
  13. Christmas Day
  14. New Year’s Eve

Floating Holiday:  2 days at the beginning of each calendar year. 

Bi-lingual Pay: $50.00 per month.

Tuition Reimbursement: $3,000.00 per fiscal year reimbursement for approved programs.

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