Eligible employees receive the following benefits:
Employee Leave Programs
0-4 years 8 hours/month
5-9 years 10 hours/month
10-14 years 12.67 hours/month
15-19 years 14 hours/month
20-24 years 16.33hours/month
25+ years 17.33hours/month
New hires accrue vacation during the first six months of employment. However, must complete six months of employment before vacation hours are available for use.
Sick leave will be earned at a rate of 8-hours per month.
10-paid holidays per year plus 1-paid floating holiday.
Medical Insurance Benefit Plan
The Management/Administrative, Teamsters, and AFSCME groups health insurance is through the Association of Washington Cities HealthFirst 250 Medical Plan ($250 individual deductible plan that pays 90% coinsurance after the deductible is paid). The City pays 100% of the premium of an eligible employee and the first dependent, and 50% of the premium for additional dependents.
(HRA) VEBA Saving Account
If an employee waives these benefits, the City will contribute $375 per month into a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) VEBA Savings Account in the name of the employee.
VSP (Plan B $0 Copay and VSP® Vision Care). The City pays 100% of the premium of an eligible employee and their first dependent, and 50% of the premium for additional dependents.
Retirement Savings Program
Participation in the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems
Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, allowing a tax-deferred savings (No City matching contributions)
City-paid Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
Standard Insurance Company /$50,000 basic life/$50,000 AD&D insurance policy.
City-paid Long-term Disability Insurance
Standard Insurance Company /60% of the first $20,000 of your Predisability Earnings, reduced by Deductible Income.
City-paid Employee Assistance Program ("EAP")
Personal problems are a part of everyone’s life. Some of these problems become too big to be solved alone and can interfere with job performance or with home life. The City partners with ComPsych to provide around the clock assistance. Coverage includes access to confidential counseling; financial, legal, and supervisory resources; critical incident response; and a robust website.
Call the EAP (1-800-570-9315) at any time, or access web resources by creating an account at guidanceresources.com (Web ID is: trusteap71)
Optional participation in Section 125 - Flexible Benefits Plan
Health Club Membership (self-pay benefit at a discount)