Benefits Summary

Regular full-time employees of the City of Carbondale receive a variety of excellent benefits. Below is a summary of the City's benefit package.

Holidays

The following are holidays observed by non-union personnel:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • President's Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day-After-Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve (To be decided each year by City Council)
  • Christmas Day

Each full-time regular employee also receives a birthday holiday to be used by their next birthday.

Vacation

All regular full-time employees accrue vacation in accordance with the following schedule:

  1. After one (1) year of full-time and continuous employment, an employee shall be granted two (2) normal work weeks of vacation.
  2. After five (5) years of full-time and continuous employment, an employee shall be granted three (3) normal work weeks of vacation.
  3. After ten (10) years of full-time and continuous employment, an employee shall be granted four (4) normal work weeks of vacation.

Maximum vacation leave accrual is 240 hours.

Sick Leave

All regular full-time employees accrue sick leave at the rate of 12 days per year (8) hours per month. Sick leave may be accumulated indefinitely.

Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

The City offers employee and family health plans at a very competitive price.

Other Benefits

  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Pension
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Section 125 Pretax Deductions
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account