The City of Fishers is consistently recognized as a Best Place to Live and is known for being smart, vibrant and entrepreneurial. One of the fastest growing area in Indiana; the City prides itself on having a qualified, professional staff dedicated to serving the community. We believe our employee benefits convey a commitment to a quality work-life balance and employee fulfillment.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Full-time employees earn 1.5 shifts of PTO per month during the first four years of employment. In the fifth year and every fifth year thereafter, employees earn an additional 3 shifts.
Employees have available to them an unlimited amount of sick time to be used for their personal illness or injury in lieu of short-term disability. Usage is tracked via an occasion system in order to prevent abuse.
The City offers 11 to 12 paid holidays each year, including election days, the day after Thanksgiving and two days for Christmas.
Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF)
Employees are automatically enrolled in PERF. The City pays 100% of civilian employee contributions plus the employer contribution.
Long Term Disability
Employees are provided with long-term disability benefits which pays 60% of your salary after 90 days and determination of disability.
Employees are automatically provided a $50,000 life and accidental death and dismemberment policy.
Confidential Counseling Services
The Life Services Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a counseling and referral service designed to help employees and their families overcome personal problems including alcohol & drug abuse, depression, family conflicts, and stress.
On-Site Workout Facility
Employees and their immediate family members have access to an on-site gym featuring free weights, nautilus machines, treadmills and stair masters. Membership discounts are also offered by many local fitness centers including the Fishers YMCA.
Health Insurance Benefits (effective your first day of employment)
Bi-Weekly, Pre-tax Payroll Deduction:
Medical/Dental/Vision with the Community Network
Employee Only: $0.00
Employee + Spouse: $39.42
Employee + Child(ren): $34.76
Medical/Dental/Vision with the Encore/Encircle Network
Employee Only: $20.57
Employee + Spouse: $78.83
Employee + Child(ren): $71.51
Health Savings Account
Historically, the City has annually contributed to employees’ Health Savings Accounts (HSA):
- $1,000/employee + dependent(s)
- These amounts are pro-rated for those who start mid-year.
- Deductible: $1500/individual, $3000/employee + dependent(s)
- Coinsurance: 100% after deductible is met
On-Site Medical Center
Seven facilities located in Fishers and the Indianapolis area are available at no cost to employees and their dependents who are enrolled in the City’s health insurance plan. The clinics offer primary and preventative care as well as a variety of generic prescription drugs, lab tests and chronic disease management.
On-Site Physical Therapy
This service is available at no cost to employees and their dependents who are enrolled in the City’s health insurance plan.
Other Benefits Available (offered by the City at the employee’s expense)
457(b) Pre-Tax Retirement Program
Enables employees to set aside pre and post payroll deducted dollars for retirement. The City matches 50%, up to $1,500 annually.
Supplemental Life Insurance
Employees may purchase additional life insurance for themselves, their spouse, and/or child(ren).
Supplemental Health Insurance
Employees may purchase dental, personal recovery, intensive care, cancer, and accident insurance.
Dependent Care Flexible Spending
Flex spending enables employees to save pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction for dependent care expenses.
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Upon completing one year of service, employees actively pursuing a job-related associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree may apply for tuition reimbursement of up to $1,000 per course and $5,250 per year.
CollegeChoice 529 Plan
Indiana’s own 529 college savings plan can help you save for college with a 20% tax credit (up to $1,000 per year).