Employee Benefits & Notices
Regular, full-time employees are eligible for 40 hours of vacation after six months continuous employment. After one year of employment and beyond the following schedule applies:
|Anniversary Date||Vacation Time Allowed|
|1st through 4th years||80 Hours|
|5th through 14th years||120 Hours|
|15th and succeeding years||160 Hours|
|FIRE / EMS Eligibility:|
|1st through 14th years||180 Hours|
|15th and succeeding years||240 Hours|
|1st through 14th years||120 Hours|
|15th and succeeding years||160 Hours|
Director-Level positions receive five personal leave days after completing one year of employment.
Regular, full-time employees are eligible for longevity pay upon completing three years of continuous service. Police and Fire/EMS certified employees are eligible after one year of continuous service. Longevity pay is made in a lump sum payment equal to $4 per month, per year of service, not to exceed $1,200 per year.
Regular, full-time employees are eligible for sick leave after six months of continuous employment. Sick leave is earned at the rate of one working day per month. Sick leave may be accumulated to a maximum of 60 working days.
SHARED SICK LEAVE
Regular, full-time employees are eligible for shared leave due to a catastrophic illness or injury after twelve months of continuous employment. Shared leave allows employees the opportunity for salary continuation after their personal leave has been exhausted. Employees must contribute leave annually to be considered as Sick Leave Pool members.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Regular, full-time employees are eligible for employee assistance services the first day of the month following the completion of thirty continuous days of employment. Located in the Guadalupe Valley Hospital Teaching Center, the Employee Assistance Program allows employees and family members to have 24-hour access to a provider of mental health services, including counseling and educational services.
The City recognizes the following days as official paid holidays for all regular employees:
New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, September 11 (Fire/EMS only), Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Friday (except Fire/EMS), Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Floating Day
The City of Seguin is a member of the Texas Municipal Retirement System. Membership in the system is compulsory upon employment for all regular employees. The employee's contribution to the system is seven % of their gross salary. The City matches the employee's contribution on a percentage determined by the City Council.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANS
Deferred compensation programs allow employees to enjoy a tax savings by reducing his/her taxable income. This is done through payroll deductions.
Direct deposit allows employees to deposit their pay checks into one account or multiple accounts at various banks.
City employees are eligible for membership in the Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union. The credit union offers competitive interest rates on savings accounts, loans at reasonable rates, etc..
Discounted membership available to employees through Guadalupe Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Wellness Center.
CITY OF SEGUIN EMPLOYEE BENEFIT CENTER
The City of Seguin is pleased to provide eligible employees a competitive benefits package to help employees reach their healthcare and retirement needs. Details of all the city-paid and voluntary paid products can be found in our employee benefits center(EBC). The EBC includes a brief overview of your benefit options and acts a reference guide for your insurance plans. You can refer to it in preparation for enrollment and any time you have questions about benefits, claims, etc.
- Visit the City of Seguin Employee Benefit Center
- Certificate of Creditable Drug Coverage (PDF)
- Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) (PDF)
- City of Seguin Employee Benefit Trust Individual Right of Notice of Privacy Practices (PDF)
- New Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage (PDF)
- Newborns and Mothers Health Protection Act Disclosure (PDF)
- Womens Health and Cancer Rights Act Notification (PDF)