The City also provides a competitive package of employee benefit programs designed to meet the diverse and changing needs of employees and retirees. The Human Resources Benefits Office serves as a valuable resource for a variety of employee and retiree services, including:

  • New hire orientations
  • Benefit orientations
  • Insurance enrollment
  • Benefit changes and inquiries
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Post-Retirement benefits


Group insurance benefits are available to all regular full-time employees and eligible dependents. Post-retirement benefits are also available. Group life insurance benefits are available for active employees and eligible retirees. Benefits for group insurance have a 30 day waiting period from the date of employment, however coverage for group life insurance begins after completing one full day of employment. The City Benefits Department works to contain costs and minimize increases in premiums. Insured participants share in the responsibility as well by committing to healthy lifestyles which can positively impact the cost of benefits for co-workers, retirees, and the City.