Benefits

    The City of Live Oak offers is committed to providing competitive pay and benefits for regular full-time employees to help the city hire and retain good employees.


    Benefits at a Glance:

    • A TMRS City 2 to 1 match, 25 years and 5 years vesting
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance options
      • Medical and Dental – paid at 100% for employees and 45% for covered dependents
      • Prescription
    • Life Insurance up to 1x and Long Term Disability and AD&D
    • Dependent Life Coverages
    • Optional Supplemental Life Insurance and Short Term Disability
    • Optional ICMA Deferred Compensation 457 Retirement
    • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts
    • Social Security
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Worker’s Compensation
    • Longevity Pay - $10 per month
    • Vacation
    • Sick Leave
    • Paid Holidays
    • Floating Holiday (1)

    Incentive Pay:

    • Certification Pay
    • Education Assistance Program
    • Shift Differential Pay

    Vacation

    Full-time employee shall be entitled to accrue vacation leave. The amount accrued is based on the number of years of service. Part-time and temporary/seasonal employees do not accrue vacation time.


    Sick Leave

    All regular full-time employees are eligible to accrue paid sick leave at a rate of eight hours per month. Fire personnel accrue paid sick leave at a rate of 10.6 hours per month.


    Paid Holidays

    The City of Live Oak offers full-time employees 10 paid holidays per year:

    • New Year’s Day
    • Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
    • President’s Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Veterans Day
    • Thanksgiving
    • Day after Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Day

    Life Insurance

    The City of Live Oak provides basic life insurance for all full-time regular employees at no cost to the employee. Coverage is effective on the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.


    Employer-paid Basic Life:

    Coverage Option: One times base salary, but in no event less than $50,000 or more than $150,000 . Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance is equal to the amount of life insurance. Coverage decreases at age 65 to 65% and at age 70 to 50% of the coverage in force.


    Employee-paid Supplemental Life w/ AD&D:

    Coverage options: $10,000 to $500,000, in increments of $10,000. In no event shall the amount of life insurance exceed 5 times annual earnings, rounded to the next higher multiple of $10,000. The amount of Accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurant is equal to the amount of life insurance.


    Employee-paid Spouse and Child Life:

    Coverage options: $5,000 to $250,000, in increments of $5,000, provided the amount elected does not exceed 50% of the amount of life insurance. The amount of accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance is equal to Spouse’s amount of life insurance.

    Coverage for eligible Dependent children insured for an amount of life insurance from $2,000 to $10,000, in increments of $1,000, provided the amount elected does not exceed 50% of employee amount of life insurance. Each eligible.


    Long Term Disability Insurance

    The City of Live Oak provides long-term disability insurance to all full-time regular employees. The coverage is intended to help assure an income when an employee is unable to work due to illness or injury. It covers disabilities on or off the job that last longer than six months. Employees may be eligible to receive a basic monthly benefit of up to 60% of their base salary.


    Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)

    The Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) is the qualified, deferred, retirement plan for all City of hryan full-time employees and those part-time employees who regularly exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year. These employees contribute 7% of their pre-tax pay that is matched on a 2-to-1 basis by the city. Participation is mandatory. Employees may qualify for retirement with 5 years of service at age 60 or 20 years of service at any age. Employees having public service at another entity may apply for time credit.


    ICMA-RC 457 Deferred Compensation

    The City of Live Oak offers a voluntary retirement option that is fully employee funded. Full-time employees may enroll, stop deductions and/or make changes at any time.


    Employee Assistance Program

    The City of Live Oak Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential service designed to help employees and their immediate family members with problems such as relationships, legal, finances, drug/alcohol, depression or anxiety. Employees and/or immediate family members are allowed six (6) free counseling sessions per issue per year unless long-term care is recommended. Call EAP at 1-800-343-3822 or visit their website at www.awpnow.com.


    Worker’s Compensation

    Worker’s compensation is a state-regulated insurance program that pays your medical bills and replaces a portion of you lost wages if you become injured at work or have a work-related disease or illness. In the event of death, benefits are paid to eligible family members.


    Flexible Benefits

    The City of Live Oak offers a Flexible Spending Account Plan that allows employees to have money taken out of their paycheck pre-taxed and set aside to use for medical and/or dependent care expenses.


    Health Insurance

    The City of Live Oak offers medical health coverage to all regular full-time employees. Coverage is effective on the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.