Employment Benefits

Step Salary Advancement: Salary advancement may be recommended upon completing provisional period, and at intervals of one year thereafter until the maximum step is reached. Each of the five pay steps are in 5% increments. Thereafter employees are eligible for a 5% longevity increase every 5 years until a total of 3 longevity increases have been obtained.

Vacation Leave: Vacation or Annual Leave is accrued at the rate of 12-24 working days per year depending on years of service, beginning on the first day of employment. Employees are eligible to use this leave after six months of continuous employment with approval of supervisor dependent on the needs of the department and area office/shop.

Sick Leave: Sick Leave is accrued at the rate of 12 working days per calendar year and is to be used for illness according to agency policy.

Holidays: The Housing Authority presently observes thirteen paid holidays per year.

Group Insurance Program: Employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible for the following benefits on the first of the month after 31 days of employment: 100% employer paid life policy worth 150% of the employee’s annual salary and LTD coverage for the employee. Retirement contribution of approximately 12.5% of the employee’s annual salary and 
approximately 90% employer paid medical/prescription, dental, and vision coverage for employee and a portion of premium cost for dependent coverage, if elected. 

Deferred Compensation: 457 Plan is voluntary, with an employer match up to 5% of employee contribution.

Flexible Spending Account (Childcare & Health Care): voluntary plan with employer match up to the maximum allowable amount.

Social Security:
Compulsory participation for all employees.

Credit Union: Membership for savings, loans and other privileges is available.

Reimbursement for Tuition and Books: Employees attending accredited courses of instruction may apply for pre-approval of reimbursement for the costs of tuition and books for such training.

THE HOUSING AUTHORITY MAINTAINS AN AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP WITH ALL EMPLOYEES.

THE HOUSING AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND MAINTAINS A DRUG-FREE/SMOKE-FREE WORKPLACE