Human Resources

City Employee Benefits

Eligible employees of the City are provided a wide range of benefits. A number of programs (such as Social Security, workers' compensation, and unemployment insurance) cover all employees in the manner prescribed by law.  

Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

The City and the employee share in the cost of the plans.  Medical (prescription plan included), dental, and vision plans are available to employees, retirees, and other eligible dependents.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois 
Guardian Vision Insurance
Delta Dental Insurance


Employees participate in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). Retirement benefits are based on years of service and wages earned. Employees contribute 4.5% to the pension.

Additional IMRF Information under 40 ILCS 5/7-135.5(a)

Deferred Compensation & Roth IRA Plan

Employees are eligible to participate in a voluntary 457 and Roth IRA retirement savings plan through National Public Pension Fund Association (NPPFA).  Employees are allowed to make contributions up to the maximum allowed by law. 

Life Insurance

The City offers a Life and AD&D plan for eligible employees.  This coverage would also include an employees spouse and any eligible dependents.  

Guardian Life Insurance

Paid Time Off

Paid time off includes vacation, sick leave, holiday, and personal days.