Employee Benefit Snapshot

The City of Tucson offers eligible employees a generous benefits package. For comprehensive information, please visit the links below.

  • Paid Time Off
    • 11 Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Sick
      • Starting July 1, 2017, employees not previously eligible for paid sick time will be eligible to accrue 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum of 40 hours annually
  • Wellness
    •  We're committed to the health of our employees. Our robust wellness program offers opportunities ranging from attaining personal health goals, to competitions, to fun ways to get out and be active.
  • Medical Insurance
    • Three plans: two high deductible health plan options (with HRA or HSA) and one HMO
    • Generous employer contributions toward rates
    • HRA and HSA include additional employer funding to help pay for out-of-pocket expenses such as deductibles and coinsurance
    • HSA participants may make additional pre-tax contributions to their HSA bank accounts
  • Dental Insurance
    • Two plans: An HMO and a PPO
    • Generous employer contributions toward rates
  • Life Insurance
    • City-paid Basic coverage equal to annual salary rounded up to the nearest thousandth (maximum of $50,000)
    • City-paid Basic coverage for eligible spouses and children equal to $5,000 for dependents age 6 months and older
    • Employee-paid Supplemental coverage based on salary (maximium of $300,000)
    • Employee-paid Spouse coverage (maximum of $22,500)
  • Long Term Disability
    • City provides base coverage of up to 60% of base salary to maximum benefit of $4,000 per month for up to five years (6 month elimination period)
    • Buy-up coverage (employee-paid) pays 60% of salary to maximum of $6,000 per month up to age 65 (90 day elimination period)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Pre-tax, flexible spending accounts for health care and/or dependent care expenses
  • Voluntary Insurance
    • Supplemental Voluntary Insurance Products (employee-paid): Disability, life and accident and illness
  • Employee Assistance Program
    • Provides counseling free to employees and dependents
    • Up to three face-to-face sessions per occurrence per year
    • Unlimited 24/7 access to professionals
    • Financial aid and legal consultation
    • Trusted online resources and tools
  • Worker’s Compensation
    • Benefit rate is equal to 2/3 of the employee’s average monthly wage up to a monthly maximum salary of $2400 per month defined by law
  • Pension
  • Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
    • The City of Tucson offers a variety of ways employees may save for retirement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Up to $1,500 or 30 credit hours (whichever occurs first) per year to help offset the cost of continuing education

Questions?

Insurance Benefits: benefitquestions@tucsonaz.gov, (520) 791-4597,

Pension & Deferred Compensation:

  • Civilian: tsrs@tucsonaz.gov, (520) 791-4598
  • Commissioned Police/Fire: (520) 791-4282