Why Work for Us?

We value our employees and recognize their efforts while they serve our community!  Some of the opportunities and benefits we provide our full-time staff include:

  • Competitive wages
  • Tuition reimbursement
    • Available to full-time employees after one year of service
    • 100% of tuition reimbursed to employees upon completion of classes with a grade of "C" or better
  • Defined benefit pension through the Municipal Employees' Retirement System (MERS)
  • Options to participate in a 457 deferred compensation program through payroll deduction
  • Sick day banks that accrue at 1 day per month
  • Vacation day banks that accrue at 1 day per month to start, and increase with years of service
    • Vacation banks roll over and can accumulate up to 3x the amount earned in one year
  • Paid holidays & personal days
    • New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Indigenous People's Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day
    • 1 Personal Day & 1 Day for your Birthday
  • Holiday pay (if working during the holiday)
  • Opportunities for overtime
    • Choose compensation in pay or comp time (comp bank accrual up to 480 hrs.)
  • Low cost sharing medical and employer-paid dental coverage for you and your qualified family members
    • Same low cost regardless of family size!
  • Employer paid life insurance benefits
  • Long term disability insurance options
  • Pre-tax health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Employee assistance program
  • A variety of classroom and online training provided at no cost to the employee
  • Longevity pay after 10 years of service and increases at 15 and 20 years!
  • Sick time incentive: earn either 8 hours of vacation or compensatory time for not using sick time during a 6 month period