Employee Benefits


Municipal Health – The cost for single coverage is $36.00 per payday ($72.00 per month). Family coverage is $75.00 per payday ($150.00 per month). Medical coverage will begin on the 1st of the month following 60 days of full-time employment.

  • Deductibles:
    $500.00 per person per calendar year for medical, $50.00 for Dental and Vision.
  • Prescriptions: 
    Prescription card is effective the first day of coverage.
  • Life Insurance: 
    Non-uniform - $15,000 Life and a $15,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D).
    Uniform police and fire - $15,000 Life and $40,000 AD&D.


Sick leave will begin accruing after 6 months of continuous employment. Sick leave can only be used for the employee.

 *Most employees may accrue a maximum of 720 sick leave hours.
 *12-hr shift uniform police officers may accrue a maximum of 1080 hours.
 *Firefighters may accrue a maximum of 1680 hours.

APERS – Arkansas Public Employee's Retirement System.
 *The amount that the City matches varies every year

LOPFI – Local police and fire retirement. Uniform fire will have 8.5% pre-tax deducted from each payday and Uniform Police will have 2.5% deducted.
 *The amount that the City matches varies every year

Vacation leave is available after 1 year of full-time employment. The amounts are below.

First year40 hours
Second year80 hours
Fifth year120 hours
Fifteenth year160 hours

Police Officers8 hour shifts12 hour shifts
First year120 hours180 hours
Fifth year144 hours216 hours
Fifteenth year160 hours240 hours

One (1) duty day - 24 hour shift
First year6 duty days
Fifth year9 duty days
Fifteenth year12 duty days

Other benefits offered: *Employee Assistance Program

  • *AFLAC
  • *Section 457 with John Hancock/Edward Jones
  • *Membership at the Jacksonville Community Center- Free for employee, spouse & children under 26 years of age
  • *Arkansas Federal Credit Union Membership