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Salary Schedule

Benefits - Part-Time EmployeesDeferred 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 EmployeesBelow 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 Plan

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

Dental Plan

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

Vision Plan

Employees may elect to enroll in the City’s vision plan 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 (see bottom of the page).

Voluntary Supplemental Insurance Plan

Optional 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.

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


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.
2020- 2023 GEA MOU Updated 5-7-2020.pdf
Life Insurance & AD&D Summary

Long-Term Disability

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.

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Memoranda of Understanding8 documents

  • General Employees Association 2020-2023 
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  • Management Employees Association 2020-2023
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  • Police Officers Association 2018-2021
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  • Unrepresent Management and Confidential Group FY 20/21 MOU
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  • Unrepresented Department Head Group FY 20/21 MOU
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  • FY 20/21 Side Letter
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  • FY 20/21 Side Letter
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  • FY 20/21 Reopener Agreement
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