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Salaries, Benefits, and MOUs

Salary Schedule

Benefits - Part-Time Employees

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

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 2020

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

Health Program Guide

2020 CalPERS Health Benefit Summary

2020 Anthem Blue Cross Select HMO
2020 PERS PPO Care
2020 PERS PPO Choice
2020 PERS PPO Select
PORAC PPO (safety personnel only)

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

Delta Dental Benefits Summary
How Does My PPO Plan Work
Delta Dental How to Get an ID Card

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

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

Supplemental Insurance Plan
Optional supplemental insurance plan, pre-tax flexible spending account (TSA) and dependent care spending account programs are available through AFLAC.

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. EAP Brochure

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 the City.

Long-Term Disability

Long-Term Disability Summary Sheets

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

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

General Employees Association 2020-2023
Management Employees Associati-n 2020-2023
Police Officers Association 2018-2021