Human Resources

Benefits Summary

Employees of the City of Euless enjoy benefits including Salary/Retirement, Income Protection, Health Care, Paid Time Off and Other Perks.

Salary/Retirement

Salary

Salary ranges are designed to be competitive with area industries and municipalities.

Social Security

Euless is a non-participating agency. Funds are set aside in a Public Pension or other retirement system for retirement.

Public Pension

Full-Time employees are enrolled in the Texas Municipal Retirement System – employee contributes 7% of salary; City matches 2:1.

OBRA Plan

Part-Time employees are enrolled in the OBRA Plan through Nationwide Retirement Systems – employee contributes 7.5% of salary.

Deferred Compensation, 457(b)

Full-Time employees may contribute additional retirement savings through Nationwide Retirement Systems.

Longevity Pay

Full-Time employees receive longevity pay on their paychecks in November of each year.

  • $5.00 for every month of service after the first year.
  • $10.00 for every month of service after the sixth year.
Tuition Reimbursement

Full-Time employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment.

Income Protection

Worker's Compensation

Employees may receive up to six months of salary continuation due to an on-the-job injury.

Short-Term Disability (STD)

Full-Time employees may receive short-term disability income after 30 days of disability and exhaustion of their sick leave and vacation pay.

Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Full-Time employees may receive long-term disability income after 6 months of disability.

Life Insurance

The City covers full-time employees at 2.5x the employee's annual salary. The City provides retirees with $7,500 in life insurance coverage.

Voluntary Life Insurance

Full-Time employees may purchase additional life insurance for themselves and eligible dependents.

Additional Death Benefit

The City provides an additional death benefit of $5,000 to full-time employees.

Pre-Paid Legal Services

Full-Time employees may purchase pre-paid legal services.

 

Health Care

Medical Insurance

Medical Insurance is available to full-time employees, eligible dependents, and retirees.

Dental Insurance

Dental Insurance is available to full-time employees, eligible dependents, and retirees.

Vision Insurance

Vision Insurance is available to full-time employees, eligible dependents, and retirees.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts are available to full-time employees.

Employee Assistance Program

The City provides an Employee Assistance Program to full-time employees.

Supplemental Insurance

Supplemental Insurance is available to full-time employees, eligible dependents, and retirees.

Paid Time Off

Vacation

Full-Time employees receive paid vacation days after 1 year of service.

  • Year 1 through 5: Employees accrue 80 hours of paid vacation each year (Police & non-shift Fire accrue 120 hours)
  • Year 6 through 15: Employees accrue 120 hours of paid vacation each year
  • Year 16+: Employees accrue 160 hours of paid vacation each year

Due to shift differentials, the following accrual rates apply for firefighters:

  • Year 1 through 15:  Firefighters accrue 180 hours of paid vacation each year
  • Year 16+:  Firefighters accrue 240 hours of paid vacation each year
Holidays

Full-Time employees receive 9 paid holidays per calendar year, including a floating holiday.

  • New Year's Day
  • Spring Holiday

    (Friday designated by the City Manager.  Firefighters may observe September 11th as the Spring Holiday.)
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving and the Following Friday
  • Christmas Eve

    (Subject to City Manager approval)
  • Christmas Day
  • One Floating Holiday
Sick Leave

Full-Time employees with 1 through 20 years receive 120 hours of paid sick leave each year. Employees with 20+ years receive 160 hours of paid sick leave each year.

Due to shift differentials, firefighters with 1 through 20 years receive 180 hours of paid sick leave each year.  Firefighters with 20+ years receive 240 hours of paid sick leave each year. Sick leave may be banked to a maximum of 130 days.

Employees may use 3 days per calendar year towards immediate family members.

Bereavement Leave

All eligible employees may be granted paid bereavement leave up to 24 hours, (36 hours for shift Fire personnel), per calendar year following the loss of an immediate or extended family member.

Other Perks

Service Awards

Employees receive service pins for every five years of service.

Uniforms/Cleaning

A cleaning service is provided for Parks, Public Works and Facility Maintenance employees.

A cleaning allowance is provided for Police and Fire employees (shirts only).

Euless Family Life Center

Full-time employees and retirees receive a free membership to the Euless Family Life Center for themselves and their immediate family living in the same household. Part-time employees receive a free membership for themselves.

Texas Star Golf Course

Employees receive a 15% discount on green fees and carts at the Texas Star Golf Course.

Texas Star Conference Centre

Employees receive a 25% discount on room rental Sunday through Friday at the Texas Star Conference Centre.

Animal Shelter

The Euless Animal Shelter will waive all adoption fees for employees adopting a pet.

Parks and Community Services Rental Facilities

Employees receive a 50% discount on certain City of Euless rental facilities.


Salary/Retirement | Paid Time Off | Health Care
Income Protection | Other Perks