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City of Clearwater Employment Benefits


Health & Wellness

Health Insurance

  • 100% paid for all permanent full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program to assist in resolving Personal & family issues through counseling (first 5 visits free)

Optional Dental Insurance

  • The city offers optional group plan coverage and rates for dental insurance (premiums paid through payroll deduction).

Life Insurance

  • $2,500 Life Insurance (standard for all full-time employees)
  • Option to purchase additional Life Insurance
  • Group Life (up to 4x salary)
  • (City will pay ½ the premium up to 1% of annual salary)
  • Other Long-term Disability Insurance available (AFLAC)
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Paid Time Off

  • Full-time permanent employees - 13 paid holidays per year
  • 10 to 20 vacation days provided per year based upon years of service/position
  • Full-time permanent employees - up to 12 sick leave days per year
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Retirement

  • Non-Hazardous Duty Hired prior to January 1, 2013: Thirty years of credited service and any age OR twenty years of credited service and age fifty-five OR ten years of credited service and age sixty-five.
  • Non-Hazardous Duty Hired on or after January 1, 2013: twenty-five years of credited service and age sixty OR ten years of credited service and age sixty-five.
  • Hazardous Duty: Twenty years of credited service and any age OR ten years of credited service and age fifty-five.
  • 401(A) - 8% Contribution
  • 457 Deferred Compensation (contributed pre-taxed basis)
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Training & Development

Tuition Reimbursement

  • Reimbursement for college courses taken toward a degree
  • $650 to $1500 annually (based on position and type of university degree program)

Personal and Professional Development courses

  • Computer Software
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Customer Service
  • and much more!
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Recognition Awards

  • Team Award
  • Volunteer Award
  • Employee of the Month/Year
  • PEER Awards
  • Service Awards
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Salary

  • Communications Workers of America positions (starting salary fixed)
  • SAMP positions (salary based upon qualifications)
  • Annual merit increase
  • Overtime - time and ½ normal rate for hours worked in excess of 40 hrs
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Other Benefits

Credit Union Membership

  • Employees eligible for membership in the City-County Employees Credit Union
  • NO Minimum Balance
  • NO Monthly Service Charge
  • Direct Deposit
  • Certificate Of Deposit
  • Vacation Club/Christmas Club
  • Family Accounts

Discount Coupons

  • Discount coupons on Florida theme parks, surrounding hotels and restaurants