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Benefits

Starting Salary

Firefighter / EMT - $47,150

Firefighter II / EMT - $48,875

Firefighter / Intermediate - $51,750

Firefighter / Paramedic - $54,870

Health Insurance

Aetna PPO 750

Aetna PPO/HRA 1500

Aetna PPO/HDHP-HSA

Over 90% of premiums are paid for by the City

*Spouse, Child, and Family plans are offered in addition to employee coverage

Paid Leave

Time is accrued monthly. Amount is based on time served starting at 19.75 hours per month. 

Pension Plan

Eligible employees contribute 5% of salary and choose between participating in a traditional defined benefit plan or a hybrid program. Employees vest in the employer component upon completing 5 years

of service. 

Dental Insurance

Delta Dental 

A portion of the premium is paid for by the City

*Spouse, Child, and Family plans are offered in addition to employee coverage

Holiday Leave

The City recognizes 12 holidays per fiscal year. Due to public safety schedules, this time can be banked and used on a later date chosen by employee.

Retirement Health Savings Plan

Eligible employees contribute 1% of their compensation and is matched by a 1% contribution from the city.

Life Insurance

Minnesota Life Insurance Company

 

Provided to full-time regular employees and paid 100% by the City

Sick Leave

9 hours are accrued monthly. 

457 Deferred

Compensation Plan

Offered for employees to save on a pre or post-tax basis for retirement. This account does restrict access while employed based on IRS regulations. 

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