Benefit Information

Medical Insurance


  • Employee premiums paid 100%
  • Dependent coverage available

Vision Insurance


  • Employee premiums paid 100%
  • Dependent coverage available

Sick Leave


  • 120 hours annually / 180 hours Civil Service Fire

Retirement Plan


Participant in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) and the Firemen’s Relief and Retirement (FRR) funds. Both the City and the employee contribute to the retirement plan. The TMRS employees contribution is 7%, and the city is a two-to-one match. FRR employees contribute 13% but do not participate in Social Security, and the City Match is 25.10% to the retirement fund. Deferred Comp Programs are available

Dental Plan


  • Employee premiums paid 100%
  • Dependent coverage available

Life Insurance


  • 1 times the annual salary provided
  • Additional life insurance available

Vacation Plan


  • Civil Service Employees-
    • (0 - 14 years) 15 days annually
  • Civil Service Employees
    • (15 or more years) 20 days annually
  • Civilian Employees
    • (0 - 4 years) 10 days annually
  • Civilian Employees
    • (5 - 14 years) 15 days annually
  • Civilian employees-
    • (15 or more years) 20 days annually

Holidays


There are 11 paid holidays each year:
  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Employee's Birthday (Between seven days prior and 90 days after)
  • September 11 Memorial Holiday (Firefighters only)
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Holidays (Thursday and Friday)
  • Christmas Holidays (Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)
  • Independence Day

Other Benefits


  • Longevity Pay (upon completion of one year of service)
  • Education / Certification Pay
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Participant in Social Security, Medicare, and Workers Compensation