Human Resources

Salary/Retirement | Paid Time Off | Health Care
Income Protection | 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)

Employees may contribute additional retirement savings through Nationwide Retirement Systems.

Longevity Pay
  • $5.00 for every month of service after the first year.
  • $10.00 for every month of service after the sixth year.

Longevity Pay is added to paychecks as a lump sum in December of each year.

Tuition Reimbursement

After six months of employment, the city will reimburse full-time employees for a portion of the cost of tuition, fees and books. Conditions and restrictions do apply.

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

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

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.

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

Medical and Child/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts are available to full-time employees.

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.

Voluntary Life Insurance

Additional insurance may be purchased by the employee for themselves, their spouse and dependent children.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

The City covers full-time employees at 1.5x the employee's annual salary.

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).

Employee Assistance Program

Counseling services, child care referrals and pre-paid legal advice is available to all full-time employees.

Recreation Center

Employees receive a free membership to the Euless Family Life Center for themselves and their immediate family living in their home.

Golf Course

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

Animal Shelter

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


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