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Employment Benefits

Probationary Period

All new employees serve a one (1) year probationary period from date of hire.

Working Hours

Most full-time employees work 40 hours per week unless otherwise indicated.

Pay Check

Pay checks are issued bi-weekly every other Friday; direct deposit of paycheck required to any banking institution is mandatory.

Insurance Coverage

Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Closest thousand to amount of Annual Salary (policy paid for by the City) up to $50,000.

Hospitalization, Major Medical, Dental and Vision
Employee coverage: fully paid for individual employee.
Dependent Coverage: spouses eligible only if they do not have entitlement to participate in another employer’s group medical plan or Medicare. The Employee pays a portion of the cost for dependent coverage at a rate established by Administration.

General Employees Pension

Retirement – Mandatory contribution is 4% of base pay.
Normal Retirement Date: Age 59 and completion of 10 years of credited service.

Sworn Police Personnel Pension

Retirement – Mandatory contribution is 8% of base pay.
Normal Retirement Date: Twenty-five Years Service or Age 52 and completion of 10 years of credited service.

Holidays

The City of Plantation observes eleven (11) paid holidays per year as declared by the City Council each year.

Personal Day

All full-time employees will be given the benefit of one (1) personal day per calendar year. Cannot be used until employed six (6) months; can not be carried over from one year to the next.

Sick Leave

13 days per year. Accrues 4 hours at end of each bi-weekly pay period. Maximum accrual is 480 hours.

Annual Leave

General Employees
1 – 5 years – 13 days per year
5 – 15 years – 19 ½ days per year
15 years or more – 26 days per year
Maximum Accrual is 240 hours. An employee is not entitled to use annual leave until employed 6 months.

Funeral Leave

3 days (8 hours each)

Jury Duty

Paid full salary – all fees received, excluding mileage must be turned into the City.

Educational Reimbursement

Employees will be entitled to a refund of their tuition and lab fees upon the successful completion of each approved course based on the following scale: (After one (1) year of employment)
Grade A…………………75 percent refund equal to the state fees charged
Grade B…………………50 percent refund equal to the state fees charged
Grade C…………………25 percent refund equal to the state fees charged
“Pass” in lieu of grade…..50 percent refund equal to the state fees charged

NOTE: The above information is subject to change without prior notice.

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