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Compensation & Benefits

SALARY - The starting salary is generally the first rate shown on the job announcement.


  • HOLIDAY - 12 paid holidays per year.
  • VACATION - 10 days paid vacation annually, increasing with length of service depending upon the appropriate labor agreement.
  • SICK LEAVE - 13 days per year depending upon the appropriate labor agreement.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE - Management positions are eligible to receive up to 80 hours per fiscal year.
  • INSURANCE - Premiums paid by the City & employee.  Coverage is for employee and dependent's medical, dental & vision plans.  Life insurance,short-term & long-term disability plans for employees paid by the City. 
  • RETIREMENT - Full-time employees are not under the Social Security System. Employees are covered by the Nevada Public Employees Retirement System. City pays employees cost. Membership is mandatory.
  • RECREATION CENTER membership is provided to the employee at no cost.

Additional Information:

  • DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANS - Available for interested employees.
  • AGENCY SHOP REQUIREMENTS - Some job classifications are in collective bargaining units, the employees of which will be asked voluntarily to join a union and pay dues.
  • MEDICARE - Employees hired after April 1, 1986 are required to contribute 1.45% of salary.

NOTE: The provisions of this page do not constitute an expressed or implied contract, and any provisions contained in this page may be modified or revoked.