City Benefits


Keep in mind: Benefits may vary by job type 

Pay, Schedule and Leave 

Pay Schedule

  • Employees are paid on a bi-weekly basis
  • Normal work week is forty (40) hours

Paid Holidays

  • Twelve holidays (including 3 “floaters”)

Personal Leave

  • Earned weekly, according to years of service:
    • 0 – 4 years = 136 hours per year
    • 4 – 9 years = 152 hours per year
    • 9 – 15 years = 176 hours per year
    • 15 – 24 years = 196 hours per year
    • 24+ years = 216 hours per year

Other Types of Leave

  • Bereavement leave for death in immediate family
  • Military leave for reserve units active duty in Armed Forces
  • Judicial leave for jury duty
  • Family & Medical leave

Group Medical, Dental, AD&D, Life Insurance, Disability Plans & Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Flexible pre-tax plans. You pick the type of coverage from a variety of options. Most coverage is effective on the 90th day of eligible employment.
  • Medical insurance coverage available for eligible dependents
  • HMO and POS medical plans available
  • HMO and PPO dental plans available
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical and/or dependent care for eligible expenses
  • Long-term disability available with a variety of income replacement options
  • Short-term disability available for 60% income replacement

Retirement and Savings Plans

401A Defined Contribution Retirement Plan

  • Generous vesting schedule (Employee begins vesting in employer’s contributions in 3 years.)
  • City automatically contributes 7% of employee’s pensionable salary
  • Employer Match Program up to 3% of employee’s contribution
  • Rollover options
  • Huge variety of investment options and ability to change investment/beneficiary options any time
  • Loan options

Optional Savings Plans

  • Deferred Compensation plans designed to supplement retirement income
  • Employees eligible to join Orlando Federal Credit Union

Employee and Educational Assistance Programs 

Employee Assistance Program

  • Free short-term professional counseling for employees and members of immediate household
  • All assistance remains confidential

Educational Assistance Program

  • Up to $1400 per fiscal year (Oct – Sept)
  • Tuition, books and required fees are covered

On-Site and Training Programs

In-House Training Programs

  • Professional development
  • Communication skills
  • Personal development
  • Computer training
  • Customized training

Health & Safety

  • Workstation ergonomic assessments
  • Health & safety training
  • OSHA certification courses
  • CPR & AED training


  • 4 Rivers Smokehouse (first floor, City Hall), breakfast & lunch served daily
  • Nature’s Table (second floor, CNL Tower 1), breakfast & lunch served daily
  • Terrace Gallery (first floor, City Hall), art exhibits yearly

Blood Bank

  • Employees and dependents entitled to draw from City’s account at Central Florida Blood Bank at no cost
  • Bank is maintained through employee contributions

Parking Privileges

  • Free parking for employees at or near work sites

Wellness Program

  • Free health screenings
  • Free individual wellness consultations
  • Free wellness and exercise classes
  • Workout, weight training and locker room facilities 
  • Free or discounted wellness and disease management programs