Benefits - Full-Time Employees
Medical PlanEmployees may choose from one of the CalPERS medical plans available to the city:
- 2022 PERS Platinum Benefit Guide(formally PERS Care and PERS Choice)
Dental PlanEmployees may elect to enroll in the City’s group dental plan provided by The Standard Dental.
Vision PlanEmployees may elect to enroll in the City’s vision plan provided by Vision Services Plan (VSP).
Employer Health ContributionsThe City provides a health contribution in accordance with each employee association's Memorandum of Understanding (see bottom of the page).
Voluntary Supplemental Insurance PlanOptional supplemental insurance plan (Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital, Life and Dental), 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 ProgramYour 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
Paid LeaveIncludes float holidays and paid time off (PTO) in accordance to accrual rates outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding
Life InsuranceGroup term life insurance and AD&D policies are provided by the City. Below is the plan summary along with additional plan features such as travel assistance, life planning and a supplemental EAP.
Deferred Compensation PlanVoluntary participation in City’s deferred compensation program is available to employees through MassMutual.
RetirementParticipation 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 PlanVoluntary 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.