- Retirement with Texas Municipal Retirement System:
- 7% employee contribution
- 14% employer contribution (2 to 1)
- 20 year retirement
- Employees who are military reservists receive time off for drill weekends and two weeks annual training per year
- Employees may be required to use vacation or comp time
- 14 paid holidays per year (one is a floating holiday)
- Longevity pay yearly at $5 per month of service after first year of full-time service
- 3 days of Personal Time (24 hours)
- Emergency/Bereavement Leave
- Overtime or Comp Time
- Shift Differential Pay
- Call Out-Minimum 2 hours Overtime
- 12 days of sick leave per year
- Military leave
- Military-Buyback time credit for retirement
- Deferred Compensation Plan
- Cafeteria Plan Insurance
- Employee 90% paid by City
- Family 70% paid by City
- Long Term Disability Insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement Program
|Years of Service||Days of Vacation|
|Years 0 through 5||15 days|
|Year 6||16 days|
|Year 7||17 days|
|Year 8||18 days|
|Year 9||19 days|
|Year 10||20 days|
- Communications Operator positions are full-time and include the same benefits package as police officers. It does require shift work.
- Public Service Officer positions are part-time (32-hours per week) and receive health, dental and retirement benefits. It does require shift work.
- Animal Control Officer positions are full-time and receive the same benefits package as police officers. It does require a flexible schedule and includes on-call hours.
- Volunteer opportunities are available (non-paid, no benefits or compensation packages offered)
- College Internships are non-paid and have no benefits packages.
- Chaplain Corps positions are considered volunteer and have no salary or benefits.
- Working in a well respected and honored profession
- Being a member of a team who is in partnership with the community
- Fulfilling a dream
- Giving back to your city and country
- Being a servant to the citizens
- Being in a position to do something positive to help society