Employment Benefits Information


The City offers single, double, and family coverage through Aetna Health Care Plan. Depending on the coverage you choose, the City pays 100% of the cost for the employee’s coverage, and 70% of the employee’s dependents portion. All employees are eligible for health insurance on the first of the month following 30 days of employment.

Dental Insurance

The City offers two (2) dental plans through Aetna Dental Insurance Company. Rates for each of these plans vary.

Vision Insurance

The City offers vision insurance coverage through United Health Care. 


The City offers ten (10) annual paid holidays, including:

·         New Year’s Day

·         Martin Luther King Day

·         President’s Day

·         Memorial Day

·         Independence Day


·         Labor Day

·         Veterans’ Day

·         Thanksgiving

·         Day after Thanksgiving

·         Christmas Day


Vacation Time Off

Employees are eligible for vacation after the third monthly anniversary of employment. All full-time employees accrue a minimum of 104 hours of vacation per year for the first five years of service, with additional vacation time granted thereafter.

Sick Leave Time

All full-time employees, except Firefighters, accrue eight (8) hours of sick leave per month, beginning on the first day of employment.

Other Benefits

·       Long Term Disability

·       Group Life Insurance and Accidental Death/Dismemberment Insurance

·       Bereavement Leave

·       Police Defined Benefit Pension

·       Florida Retirement System

·       Voluntary 401(a) Match Plan

·       Deferred Compensation Plan

·       Employee Assistance Program

·       Direct Deposit

·       Credit Union Membership

·       Retirement Health Savings Plan (Police Union Employees Only)

Tuition Reimbursement

·       Flexible Spending Account

·       The City also offers a cafeteria plan of additional insurance programs through AFLAC