Benefits Information

Benefits – City of Greenville


Holidays – 11 days

New Year’s Day                                                         Veteran’s Day

Dr M.L. King Jr’s Birthday                                        Thanksgiving Day

Good Friday                                                               Friday after Thanksgiving

Memorial Day                                                            Christmas Eve

Independence Day                                                    Christmas Day

Labor Day


Health Insurance 

All regular full-time employees are offered medical (PPO and HDHP/HSA) and dental insurance provided by the City.  This insurance provides coverage of hospitalization and major medical expenses for illness and accidental injuries off the job.  Family coverage is available by payroll deductions at reduced group rates.  Current provider for these services is Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Life Insurance

The City presently has a group life insurance program under which regular full-time City employees are eligible for an amount of coverage depending on annual salaries.   Both the Group Life and Supplemental Life Insurance programs are available through Mutual of Omaha. 

Vision Insurance 

The City offers a comprehensive vision insurance plan for the employee and their families.  Current provider for this service is Superior Vision.    

Supplemental Insurances 

The City offers additional supplemental insurances for the employee to choose.  Those supplemental programs are through Mutual of Omaha and Aflac. 

Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts 

Flexible Spending (FSA) account of up to $2,750.00 and Health Savings (HSA) account of up to $3,550 individual/$7,100 family are available for use on a pre-tax basis.  The FSA card is pre-loaded at the first of the year for use throughout the year allowing you to carry over $500 at the end of the year if needed.  The HSA card has a city contribution of $750 individual/$1,500 family that is loaded at the first of the year for assistance with medical costs but must be selected during open enrollment with the High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP).

Vacation 

 All employees in the City service, except temporary, and seasonal, shall be allowed vacation leave with pay after the successful completion of the probationary period following initial employment.  Employees shall accrue vacation at the rate of 15 days per year accrued on a monthly basis. Regular part-time employees shall accrue vacation time in direct proportion to the monthly hours normally scheduled to work.    Vacation leave may be taken in one-hour increments at any time thereafter upon approval.

 Sick Leave 

All employees, except temporary and seasonal employees, shall be entitled to sick leave with pay.  Sick leave credit shall accrue at the rate of one day with pay for each month of service completed.  During the probationary period, sick leave may be used as accrued.  Regular part-time employees shall accrue sick leave in direct proportion to the monthly hours normally scheduled to work.  Sick leave may be used and shall be charged in one-hour increments.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The City provides a confidential service through our EAP to assist with personal or job-related concerns.  Unlimited telephone service allows you access to EAP professionals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

TMRS – Retirement

All employees participate in the retirement program beginning from their first day of employment.  The employee contribution is 7% and the City will match 2-1.  To retire, you must have 20 years of service with the city at any age or age 60 and 5 years of service. 

457 Deferred Compensation

The City has available an optional Deferred Compensation Program.  Deferred Compensation plans make it possible for City employees to defer income and the payment of income taxes on the deferred amounts and to have the City place those amounts in a tax-deferred investment.