Benefits, Pension & Retirees

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Hard Work Pays Off

Benefits and group insurance are one of the reasons a career with the City of St. Petersburg is appealing. This page provides information on current employee benefit information, along with details about retiree and pension plans.

Current Employee Benefits

The City provides its employees with an array of various policy benefits in addition to group insurance and retirement benefits. Below is a partial listing of some of the other benefits the City provides to its employees.

  • Generous vacation and sick leave  
  • 11 paid holidays 
  • Hybrid telecommuting available for some positions
  • Competitive health benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid Bereavement Leave 
  • Paid Military Leave 
  • Credit Union
  • City Wellness Center for primary care
  • Municipal pension or 401(a) retirement plan
  • $15/hour minimum wage
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program and GED training program
  • Employee Discounts and Employee Recognition Awards 
  • Merit and cost-of-living adjustment pay provisions (when approved)
  • Employee Rental Assistance Program (for employees in positions requiring St. Pete residency)
  • Free rides on all PSTA routes with City employee ID

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Pension & Retirement Plans

The City offers pension and retirement plans to help prepare employees for their golden years. Explore the resources and options below.