Employee Benefits

Health Insurance
The city provides to the employee, at no cost, single coverage which includes the following:
  • AvMed Medical Open Access HMO
  • United Concordia Dental Plan
  • Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance through Cigna
These are provided at no cost to the employee, and the coverage is effective on the first of the month following 90 days of employment.

There is an option to select AvMed Medical POS Health Plan instead of the HMO; however, there will be a cost associated with this selection depending on the employee status. Dependent coverage is also available for spouse and/or children at a reduced rate depending on employee status.

Holidays, Vacation and Personal Days
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Zero to one year of employment - accrue nine days per year of vacation 
  • One to four years of employment - accrue twelve days per year of vacation
  • After four years of employment - accrue fifteen days per year of vacation 
  • Sick days are accrued at the rate of eight hours per month
  • One Personal Day is given after probationary period has been completed

Additional Employee Benefits
View additional employee benefits for the City of Parkland.