Benefits for Part-Time Positions

Employees in regularly scheduled (non-seasonal or temporary) positions who work at least 20 hours per week are eligible for  benefits on a pro-rated basis based on the number of hours scheduled. Positions that work at least 20 hours but fewer than 30 hours per week are considered 50% positions, while jobs that typically work at least 30 but fewer than 40 hours  per week are considered 75% positions. To see the benefit summary for the type of position you are considering, click on a box below:

75% Part-Time Benefits

Employees in regular (non-seasonal or temporary) positions who work between 30-39 hours each week are eligible for benefits on a 75% pro-rated basis. Benefits with an asterisk (*) are optional.

 

Medical Insurance*

Your health insurance is effective on your start date. You may select from two PPO plan options through Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois; both plans offer a network of providers and facilities.  You may also choose from four dependent tiers. The City will contribute a portion of the cost for employee coverage based on the Standard Plan rate. Costs for the 2019 plan year are shown per month below:

  • The Standard Plan is an 80/20 PPO.

    • Employee only = $141.12

    • Employee + Spouse = $762.08

    • Employee + Child(ren) = $649.17

    • Family coverage = $620.50

  • The Premium Plan is a 100% PPO.

    • Employee only = $170.53

    • Employee + Spouse = $823.82

    • Employee + Child(ren) = $705.03

    • Family coverage = $1,358.32

Dental Insurance*

Vision Insurance*

Holidays

City non-emergency offices observe 10 holidays per year; employees receive 6 hours of regular pay for each holiday.

Vacation

  • During 1st year of service: 6 hours per month for the first 10 months.

  • After 1 year of service: 72 hours

  • After 5 years of service: 90 hours

  • After 9 years of service:  120 hours

  • After 15 years of service: 150 hours

Sick Leave

On your first day of employment, you will start with a credit for 52 hours. After completing one year of service, your sick leave will accrue 6 hours per month until you reach 300 hours. 

If you reach a 300-hour balance, you will become eligible to participate in the Post-Employment Health Savings Plan.

Income Protection

  • IMRF Temporary Disability Coverage

  • IMRF Total/Permanent Disability Coverage

  • Dearborn National Short-Term Disability Insurance*

  • Dearborn National Long-Term Disability Insurance *

  • Dearborn National Critical Illness and Accident coverage*

Flexible Spending Accounts*

A Flexible Spending Account allows you to set aside tax-free money to use on qualified expenses for health and dependent care.

  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA)

  • Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA)

Retirement

Retirement benefits are provided by the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) and are a defined benefit plan, which means that once you are vested and eligible to retire, your pension is paid as long as you live. Contributions are made by both the City and the employee. Currently, employees contribute 4.5% of earnings paid and the City contributes 13.02%.

Post-Employment Health Savings Plan

When your sick leave balance reaches 300 hours, you will be eligible to deposit part of your sick leave accrual dollar amount into a Retirement Health Savings Account. For more information, see the section on Post-Employment Health Savings Plan on the City Retirement Plans page.

Supplemental Life/ AD&D Insurance*

Dearborn National plan premiums are based on your current age and the amount of coverage you choose.  When you enroll for Supplemental Term Life Coverage, you also gain access to professional will preparation services.

Supplemental Retirement Savings*

This supplemental retirement plan (457 Deferred Compensation Plan through ICMA) is funded through pre-taxed and tax deferred employee contributions.

Other Benefits*

  • Employee Assistance Program: EAP provides  employees and their families with professional and confidential counseling services at no cost for up to 9 sessions.

  • Credit Union: Urbana Municipal Employees Credit Union offers financial products and services to City employees and their families.

 

50% Part-Time Benefits

Employees in regular (non-seasonal or temporary) positions who work between 20-29 hours each week are eligible for benefits on a 50% pro-rated basis. Benefits with an asterisk (*) are optional and available for an additional cost.

Medical Insurance*

Your health insurance is effective on your start date. You may select from two PPO plan options through Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois; both plans offer a network of providers and facilities.  You may also choose from four dependent tiers. The City will contribute a portion of the cost for employee coverage based on the Standard Plan rate.

Costs are shown per paycheck below:

  • The Standard Plan is an 80/20 PPO.

    • Employee only = $137.89

    • Employee + Spouse = $441.24

    • Employee + Child(ren) = $384.47

    • Family coverage = $689.44

  • The Premium Plan is a 100% PPO.

    • Employee only = $152.25

    • Employee + Spouse = $413.37

    • Employee + Child(ren) = $471.40

    • Family coverage = $732.53

Dental Insurance*

Vision Insurance*

Holidays

City non-emergency offices observe 10 holidays per year; employees receive 4 hours of regular pay for each holiday.

Vacation

  • During 1st year of service: 4 hours per month for the first 10 months.

  • After 1 year of service: 48 hours

  • After 5 years of service: 60 hours

  • After 9 years of service:  80 hours

  • After 15 years of service: 100 hours

Sick Leave

On your first day of employment, you will start with a credit for 32 hours. After completing one year of service, your sick leave will accrue 4 hours per month until you reach 300 hours. 

If you reach a 300-hour balance, you will become eligible to participate in the Post-Employment Health Savings Plan.

Income Protection

  • IMRF Temporary Disability Coverage

  • IMRF Total/Permanent Disability Coverage

  • Dearborn National Short-Term Disability Insurance*

  • Dearborn National Long-Term Disability Insurance *

  • Dearborn National Critical Illness and Accident coverage*

Flexible Spending Accounts*

A Flexible Spending Account allows you to set aside tax-free money to use on qualified expenses for health and dependent care.

  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA)

  • Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA)

Retirement

Retirement benefits are provided by the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) and are a defined benefit plan, which means that once you are vested and eligible to retire, your pension is paid as long as you live. Contributions are made by both the City and the employee. Currently, employees contribute 4.5% of earnings paid and the City contributes 13.02%.

Post-Employment Health Savings Plan

When your sick leave balance reaches 300 hours, you will be eligible to deposit part of your sick leave accrual dollar amount into a Retirement Health Savings Account. For more information, see the section on Post-Employment Health Savings Plan on the City Retirement Plans page.

Supplemental Life/ AD&D Insurance*

Dearborn National plan premiums are based on your current age and the amount of coverage you choose.  When you enroll for Supplemental Term Life Coverage, you also gain access to professional will preparation services.

Supplemental Retirement Savings*

This supplemental retirement plan (457 Deferred Compensation Plan through ICMA) is funded through pre-taxed and tax deferred employee contributions.

Other Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program: EAP provides  employees and their families with professional and confidential counseling services at no cost for up to 9 sessions.

  • Credit Union: Urbana Municipal Employees Credit Union offers financial products and services to City employees and their families.

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