Benefits Overview, Holiday Schedule

Benefits Overview

This is a summary of benefits associated with permanent, full-time positions. Benefits associated with other positions can be found with specific job listings.

Benefits begin on the 1st of the month following one full calendar month of employment in the following benefit plans:

  • Optima Health Medical 
  • OptumRx 
  • Delta Dental insurance 
  • Anthem Blue View Vision 
  • FSA Reimbursement accounts
  • Standard:  Accident and Critical Illness
  • Trust Mark Universal Life Insurance 
  • Legal Resources Plan
  • Mission Square: 457 / Roth IRS / Roth 457 (b) IRA

For details on individual benefits, to download enrollment forms and to contact a Benefits click here

Optima Health also offers machine-readable files (MRFs).

Read the FAQs on transparency and machine-readable files (PDF) from Optima Health.

Paid Vacation & Holidays

Employees begin accruing annual and sick leave immediately.

Holiday Schedule

The 10 paid holidays each year are:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Employee's birthday

Other Employee Benefits

  • The retirement plan is offered through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS 1-888-827-3847) and is a defined benefit pension plan. For more information, see the VRS website.
  • Group life insurance is offered through the VRS and the carrier is Securian Financial.
  • Tax deferred retirement plans 457, Roth IRA, Roth 457 plans are offered through the ICMA Retirement Corporation (1-800-669-7400). For more information, visit Mission Square.
  • Medical / Dental and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts are offered on a pre-tax basis in order to reduce the amount of tax the employee pays.
  • Bayport Credit Union is available to all City employees.
  • Direct deposit into most banks is a convenient finance feature.
  • Employees are covered for Workers' Compensation where appropriate.
  1. Rhonda Lundy

    Benefits Manager

  1. LaNita Butler

    Senior Benefits Specialist