City Employee Benefit Package
The City of Hollywood offers generous benefit packages depending upon applicable employment classifications and employment status. For specific information on the benefits received, please refer to the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Most benefit packages for full time employees include the following:-
Eligible employees earn vacation time per year. The amount earned is dependent on the employee’s years of service, classification, and the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
Eligible employees accumulate 12 days of sick leave per year. Eligibility to accrue sick leave begins with the first day of work, and there is no limit on the amount of sick leave that may be accumulated.
Sick Leave Pool ProgramEmployees may participate in the City's Sick Leave Pool Program upon the completion of one year of employment and with a minimum accumulation of ninety-six (96) hours of sick and/or vacation leave. This program entitles eligible employees to participate in extended sick leave benefits for cases involving non-work related catastrophic, or long-term illnesses, or injuries.
Eligible employees are required to participate in the City’s Retirement Plan. This is a defined retirement plan, with a required pre-tax contribution. Contribution amounts vary depending upon employment classification.
Health Insurance Benefit Plans
The City of Hollywood offers the following health insurance benefit plans for eligible employees:
- Dental Plan
- Medical Plan (PPO)
- Prescription Drug
- Vision Plan
Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA)The City of Hollywood contributes funds annually to eligible employees' HRAs accounts. These funds are available on a "use it or lose it" basis to be used for IRS approved medical expenses that are not reimbursed. Funds are normally available by January 1st and expire by the December 31st of the same calendar year. Any unused amounts will be returned to the City's Health Fund.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)Eligible employees can also participate in the City's 125 Flexible Spending Plan, a way to set aside a portion of pre-taxed dollars to pay for qualifying out-of-pocket medical expenses or dependent care. These funds are elected during Open Enrollment or upon hire and expire December 31st and are subject on a "use it or lose it" basis.
Group Life Insurance
The City of Hollywood provides basic group term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance to all full-time employees through Symetra Life Insurance Company. Employees have the option of purchasing additional supplemental life/ADD and/or dependent life/ADD insurance.
Voluntary Supplemental Insurance
The City of Hollywood offers eligible employees voluntary supplemental insurance choices through employee-paid insurance policies through voluntary payroll deduction. The companies offered are AFLAC and Colonial.
Deferred CompensationNationwide is currently the Administrator of the City's 457 Tax Deferred Retirement Plan.
Work Life AssistanceThe City of Hollywood offers eligible employees a Work/Life assistance program at no cost to the employee. This program, through CCA, provides a wide range of services and support to employees and their family members. Some services and support include: confidential counseling, financial information and resources, legal support and resources, and work-life solutions.
Longevity CompensationEmployees receive longevity compensation based on continuous years of service to the City.
Paid HolidaysNew Year's Day
Martin Luther King Day
Day after Thanksgiving
New Year's Eve
Tuition Reimbursement or Educational Incentive