The City of Grand Rapids has over 1,400 employees delivering services to its citizens. The employment turnover rate is one of the lowest found with any employer. Part of the reason for that low turnover is the excellent benefit package we offer our employees. In addition, the City has a team-oriented work force dedicated to customer service. The family values of the community are reflected in the values of the work force, making the work place an extension of the family.
As an employee of the City of Grand Rapids, you will enjoy these great benefits:
Comprehensive Health Care Package
Paid Vacation Days
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Jury Duty
Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (401a and RHSA)
Cash Death Benefit
Direct Deposit of Paychecks
We also offer an extensive list of voluntary benefits:
Professional Development Funding
Tax Deferred Compensation (457 Plan)
Ability to enroll in a ROTH IRA
Cafeteria Style Benefits
Includes life, disability, accident, and cancer insurance
We partner with great companies like Aflac, American Fidelity, and MetLife
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Employee Assistance Program
Home Ownership Grant in Target Areas
Tuition Savings Program
Ability to Join Michigan First Credit Union
Please note: Benefits listed above are subject to change.
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Insurance Summary of Benefits
(Medical, Dental, Vision, and Rx)
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Contact the Benefits Team
Employee benefits are important, but sometimes they can be confusing. Contact us anytime for help!
Employee Benefits Manager
Assistant Employee Benefits Manager
Employee Benefits Assistant
Personnel Records Assistant