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The City of Miramar Florida

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Direct Benefits
Working Hours
Most full time employees work 40 hours per week. However, certain personnel are assigned shift work as determined by the Department Director and City Manager. For example, Firefighter/Paramedics normally work a 24 hour shift and Police Officers work 10 hours per shift.
Vacation
Employees earn up to ten days vacation during their first year. Accrual begins immediately and may be taken after three consecutive months of employment.
Sick Leave
Sick leave is accrued at the rate of one day per month. As with vacations, accrual begins from the first month of employment, but can not be used until after the third month of employment. An employee may elect to use accrued sick time for illness in his/her immediate family upon approval of the department head.
Legal Services
Employees may choose to join a legal service plan for personal and business-related matters.
Credit Union
All City employees may participate in a Credit Union of their choice. In addition to savings and checking accounts, the Credit Union offers different types of loans, investment choices and recreational opportunities.
Awards
The objective of this program is to provide recognition to City employees who have displayed outstanding City service.
Direct Deposit
Employees may have their bi-weekly paycheck deposited to the financial institution of their choice.
Health Benefits
Health Insurance
The City provides employees with health insurance benefits. The employee may elect to cover a spouse and/or dependent children by paying the applicable premium for the dependent(s).
Health Plan
The City currently offers its employees two opportunities for Healthcare coverage, the HMO and OAP. Employees may verify availability of physicans currently contracted with their respective health plans, by clicking on the following website: http://cigna.com/
Dental Insurance
Premiums for eligible employees are paid by the City. Premiums for any covered dependent are paid by the employee with a contribution by the City.
Vision Discount Program
Discounts on routine eye exams, eyeglasses and contact lens are available.
Cancer Plan / Heart & Stroke Plan
These elective plans provide direct cash payments regardless of any other coverage you may have, including Medicare. It is designed to help fill in any gaps in a medical plan.
Section 125 Plan for Health and Dental Premium
Section 125 of the Internal Revenue code allows you to have your dependent coverage premiums deducted before payroll taxes are withheld resulting in tax savings to you.
Life Insurance / Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
The City provides each employee term life insurance and accidental death insurance. For non-smokers, it provides an additional $20,000 of additional coverage paid by the City.
Supplemental Life Insurance / Supplemental AD&D Insurance
Employees may purchase supplemental term life insurance on an individual-choice basis with premiums based on age.
Dependent Life Insurance
Employees who select supplemental coverage for themselves may also purchase coverage for their spouse and dependent children.
Long Term Disability
The City provides Long Term Disability insurance to eligible employees. The plan is designed to cover a disability sustained on or off the job.
Employee Assistance Program
The City retains an outside provider for Employee Assistance Services to help employees and their dependents when needed with free, confidential and professional counseling to help resolve personal or family problems.
Wellness Program / City Gym
The City has a gym facility equipped with a wide variety of exercise machines in the Sunset Lakes Community Center. The gym facility is free to City employees.
Other Benefits
Other Benefits
The City also offers Long-Term Care Insurance and Supplemental Life Insurance.
City Retirement / Pension Plans
The City has pension plans for general employees, police and firefighters. Each plan is contributory with both the employee and the City contributing to the program. The City also offers a management pension plan.
Deferred Compensation Plans (457 Plan)
The City makes available a deferred compensation plan that the employee may voluntarily contribute to on a tax-deferred basis.
Education Advancement Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The Tuition Assistance Program reimburses eligible employees for successful completion of approved courses leading to Associate, Bachelors, Graduate and Doctorate degrees.
In-house Training Programs
The City offers continuing classes for professional development. Topics include supervisory and management skills and as well as workshops and seminars on a wide variety of topics, both on a professional and personal level.
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