Employee Benefits

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The City of Germantown offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits program including:

Health Insurance
Begins on the sixty-first day of employment. Spouses are ineligible if they are offered coverage elsewhere
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Prescriptions, including mail order

Retirement Benefits
• Defined benefit plan for all employees hired after July 1, 2013, mandatory employee contribution rate of 5%  beginning after six months of employment
• Employees are fully vested after 10 years
• Normal retirement at age 55 for certified public safety employees; age 62 for all other employees

Life Insurance
• No cost to employee
• Benefit amount is three times salary, maximum amount $300,000

Paid Holidays
Eleven paid holidays per year as follows:
• New Years Day
• Martin Luther King Day
• President's Day
• Good Friday
• Memorial Day
• Independence Day
• Labor Day
• Thanksgiving Day
• Friday after Thanksgiving
• Christmas Eve
• Christmas Day 

Employee Leave Time 
• Vacation 
    Employee earns 10 days per year for the first five years, then one additional day for each year up to 25
    years; maximum of 30 days after 25 years of service.
• Sick
   Employee earns 12 days per year to be used for personal illness only. May be carried over each year
   with 1000 hour cap after January 1, 2018.
• Bereavement
• Military

The City provides short-term and long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee.

Employee Assistance Program
Reimbursement for tuition and academic fees up to a maximum of $1800 per fiscal year
• Courses taken must be job related
• Must receive a grade of "C" or better
• Must reimburse the City 75% of the total amount used if employee leaves City employment
   within two years of participating in the program. 

Optional Benefits
• Educational Assistance 
• Deferred compensation (457)
• Credit Union
• FSA - Dependent care reimbursement
• FSA - Non-covered medical reimbursement