Full-Time Employee Benefits

Benefits are provided by the Public Employee's Retirement System. Regular full-time employees become a member upon hire. 



Employees receive 11 paid holidays each year, as well as their birthday.

*          New Year's Day, January 1

*          Washington's Birthday, 3rd Monday in February

*          Seward's Day, last Monday in March

*          Memorial Day, last Monday in May

*          Independence Day, July 4

*          Labor Day, 1st Monday in September

*          Alaska Day, October 18

*          Veterans' Day, November 11

*          Thanksgiving, 4th Thursday in November

*          Friday after Thanksgiving

*          Christmas, December 25


Personal Leave for regular full-time employees

All regular full-time employees shall be entitled to leave based upon years of continuous service.

Personal Leave will accrue at the following monthly rates:

1st year                           5.54 hrs per pay period        144.04 hours annually

2nd year                          6.46 hrs per pay period        167.96 hours annually

3rd - 5th year                  7.38 hrs per pay period        191.88 hours annually

6th -9th year                   8.31 hrs per pay period        216.06 hours annually

10th - 14th year              9.23 hrs per pay period        239.98 hours annually

15th year and over        10.77 hrs per pay period       280.02 hours annually


Sick Leave 

In addition to the leave bank full-time employees will receive 40 hours in a calendar year to be placed in a sick leave bank during the first pay period in January.

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 
The City offers extensive medical, dental and vision benefits to all regular full time employees. 

Supplemental Insurance 
Offered through Colonial Life.

Life Insurance 
Life Insurance is provided at no cost, for the amount of the employee’s annual salary, up to $100,000.  Employees are eligible for coverage on the first day of the month following three full months of employment.  Employees may also purchase additional Optional Life Insurance coverage.

Deferred Compensation 
Regular full-time employees may choose to defer pre-tax earnings into a 457 deferred compensation program.