City Of Sparks

Employee Benefits

HOLIDAYS: 11 paid holidays per year.
VACATION:
Full-time employees accrue 4.6 hours of annual leave per pay period for years 1-5.  Accruals increase every five years.  Maximum accrued hours is dependent on individual bargaining agreements.
SICK LEAVE: Full-time employees earn 5.0 hours of sick leave each bi-weekly pay period; 100% of salary is paid while on sick leave.

MEDICAL DENTAL PLAN:

100% City paid premium for all full-time employees.

PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN: Co-payment per prescription is $5.00/$15.00/$40.00 at participating pharmacies.
VISION PLAN: Co-payment is $15. Eye examinations and lenses every 12 months; frames every 24 months as necessary.
LIFE INSURANCE: $25,000 per covered employee, plus accidental death and dismemberment provision. $2,500/dependent over 6 months of age.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE: Each employee family gets five free confidential counseling visits per calendar year with a professional counseling service.
RETIREMENT: Contribution for employee membership in the Public Employees Retirement System.
EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE:
Tuition reimbursement, books and fees for job related courses at an accredited university or college are covered up to $1,000 per fiscal year.
LONGEVITY: Employees with five or more years of service are eligible for a longevity payment.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING:
Employees may elect to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses, dependent premiums, and dependent day care expenses with pre-tax dollars.

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