Employee Benefits Summary

Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

The Town pays 100% of the cost of medical, dental and vision insurance for full-time, regular employees. Employees may obtain coverage for a spouse or eligible dependents, payable via payroll deductions. Medical, dental and vision coverage are effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment. 

Medical Insurance Provider: Cigna

Dental Insurance Provider: MetLife

Vision Insurance Provider: MetLife

Employee Assistance Plan

The Town makes available a free, confidential counseling service so that employees and their household members can obtain professional assistance with personal, legal, financial and other matters. Up to three free visits provided.

Empower 401K

The Town makes a contribution equivalent to 5% of each full-time, regular employee’s salary into a 401(K) account on their behalf. Employees may elect to contribute additional amounts as pre-tax payroll deductions.
Provider: Empower

NC Retirement System

The Town requires each employee to contribute the mandated amount determined by the state into the NC Retirement System and this amount is automatically deducted from an employee’s paycheck. The Town makes its own contribution per each eligible employee and this amount is also set by the Department of State Treasurer annually.  .
Provider: NC Retirement System

Term Life Insurance AD&D

The Town provides all full-time, regular employees with a term life insurance policy equal to their salary.
Term Life Insurance Provider: MetLife

Voluntary Products Available

Medical and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Employees can elect to make pre-tax contributions to Flexible Spending Accounts to cover the cost of medical related expenses or childcare cost.
Provider: Boon-Chapman

Voluntary Term Life Insurance and AD&D

At their expense employees can elect additional term life and/or AD&D insurance for self, spouse or dependent(s).
Met Life

Voluntary Short Term Disability

This coverage pays employees on a weekly basis in the event they sustain a non-occupational injury, illness or condition that prohibits them from working for a period of time.
Provider: Colonial Life

Voluntary Universal Life Insurance

Employees can elect a whole life insurance policy for self, spouse or dependents. These polices allow employees to “lock in” a rate and are portable.
Provider: Colonial Life

Voluntary Accident Insurance

Employees can elect a policy that pays a lump sum, predetermined dollar amount for specific types of accidents.
Provider: Colonial Life

Monthly Deductions for Dependent Coverage

Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance
Employee $ -- $ -- $ --
Plus Spouse $ 687.88 $ 33.80 $ --
Plus Child $ 443.29 $ 52.43 $ --
Family $ 1,036.65 $87.07 $ 6.70

Vacation accrual rate based on years of service

Per Year Hours Per Year
Under one year 80 hours per year
After one year 96 hours per year
After five years 120 hours per year
After ten years 144 hours per year
After fifteen years 160 hours per year
After twenty years 192 hours per year