BENEFITS listed here apply to full-time and benefited part-time positions; not to unbenefited part-time employees unless so described.
SICK LEAVE Employees accrue 96 hours per year with a maximum accrual of 800 hours (400 hours for benefited part-time employees).
RETIREMENT: The City is a member of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Cal-PERS). Full-time and benefited part-time employees will be enrolled in either the New Member or Classic plan, as defined by CalPERS. New Members are enrolled in the 2% @ 62 formula and pay the full 6.25% employee contribution. Classic Members are enrolled in the 2% @ 60 formula and pay the full 7% employee contribution.
All other part-time employees are covered under the Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS).
WELLNESS PROGRAM The program includes gym membership discounts, healthy eating programs, exercise classes & other programs.
DIRECT DEPOSIT Direct Deposit is mandatory for all new employees.
CREDIT UNION The City is affiliated with the F&A Federal Credit Union & Logix Federal Credit Union (formerly Lockheed).
INSURANCE The City offers group health, dental/vision, long term disability, and a $50,000 life insurance policy for full-time employees. The City contributes towards the employee’s health insurance. Benefited part-time employees are eligible for health insurance on a prorated basis.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION The City participates in the ICMA-RC Deferred Compensation Plan, which enables benefited part-time and full-time employees to contribute on a tax deferred basis.
OVERTIME COMPENSATION Compensatory time is accrued at time-and-a-half for eligible employees for time physically worked in excess of the regular forty (40) hour work week.
PART-TIME EMPLOYEES Unbenefited part-time employees are reviewed for merit salary advancement, but are not eligible for any other benefits listed. Benefited part-time employees are eligible for CalPERS retirement, health insurance, sick leave, holidays, & vacation on a prorated basis.
MILEAGE PAY Any employee may be reimbursed for work related mileage at 57.5 cents per mile when assigned to use their private vehicle on City business.
SOCIAL SECURITY The City does not participate in Social Security, and does not deduct Social Security payments from any employee’s salary. The City does deduct 1.45% of salary for Medicare & makes a 1.45% matching contribution.