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Salaries, Benefits, and MOUs

Salary Schedule

Benefits - Part-Time Employees

Deferred Compensation Plan

The City of Pacific Grove participates in the Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) system. The City does not participate in Social Security.

Sick Leave

Eligible part-time employees, temporary, and seasonal, earn one hour of paid leave for every 30 hours worked. Accrual begins on the first day of employment. Employees are entitled to use the accrued paid sick days beginning on the 90th day of employment.

Benefits - Full-Time Employees

Below is a brief outline of benefits provided to full-time employees of the City of Pacific Grove. Employees may be eligible for additional benefits as specified in the MOU’s. 30-hr employees receive benefits on pro-rated basis for those they are eligible.

Medical, Dental and Vision monthly insurance premium rates for 2021

Medical Plan
Employees may choose from one of the CalPERS medical plans available to the city:

2021 CalPERS Health Benefit Summary

2021 Anthem Blue Cross Select HMO

2021 PERS Care PPO

2021 PERS Choice PPO

2021 PERS Select PPO

2021 PORAC PPO (POA personnel only)

Dental Plan
Employees may elect to enroll in the City’s group dental plan.

Dental Benefits Summary
Choosing A Network Dentist
Dental Member Portal Access

Vision Plan
Employees may elect to enroll in the City’s vision plan provided by Vision Services Plan (VSP)

2021 VSP Benefits Summary

Employer Health Contributions
The City provides a health contribution in accordance with each employee association's Memorandum of Understanding.

Voluntary Supplemental Insurance Plan
Optional supplemental insurance plan (Accident, Cancer, Critial Illness, Hospital, Life and Detnal), pre-tax flexible spending account (FSA) and dependent care spending account programs are available through AFLAC.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital, Life and Dental Insurance 

Employee Assistance Program
Your Employee Assistance Program – or EAP – is here to help you with emotional, family and other personal problems; offer guidance on financial and legal issues; support healthy choices; and much more. Services are available to employees and covered dependents.

EAP Benefits Summary


2021 Holiday Schedule

Paid Leave
Includes float holidays and paid time off (PTO) in accordance to accrual rates outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding

Life Insurance
Group term life insurance and AD&D policies are provided by t2020- 2023 GEA MOU Updated 5-7-2020.pdfhe City.

Life Insurance & AD&D Summary

Long-Term Disability

Long-Term Disability Summary Sheets

Deferred Compensation Plan
Voluntary participation in City’s deferred compensation program is available to employees through MassMutual.

Participation the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). Retirement formulas and employee contribution rates vary for miscellaneous members and safety members under the provisions of the group’s Memorandum of Understanding and in compliance with the 2013 Pension Reform Act (PEPRA). More information about the City's CalPERS participation is available here. The City does not participate in Social Security. 

529 College Savings Plan
Voluntary participation in a 529 College Savings Plan is available to employees wishing to save for future college costs. Reduced minimal contribution through The Vanguard 529 Plan.

Vanguard ® 529 College Savings Plan Brochure
529 College Savings Plan Comparisons and Enrollment

Memoranda of Understanding