Employee Info & Benefits

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Welcome to the City of Daphne Employee Information and Benefits page.

Benefits & Forms

Benefits are made available to employees through payroll deduction and administered through the Human Resources Department. Any questions concerning benefits may be directed to the HR department. The following are highlights of some of the benefits offered to City of Daphne employees.

Health Insurance

The City of Daphne offers Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama medical and dental insurance. The medical coverage is a PMD (Preferred Medical Doctor) plan. For maximum benefits seek services from Preferred Providers and Participating Providers. (Visit their web site at www.bcbsal.com)

The City of Daphne provides medical and dental coverage to employees. Medical premium for employee only is $25 per month and family medical premium is $175 per month. Dental premium for employee only is at no cost and family dental is $25 per month. Insurance premiums may be tax deferred through the City of Daphne Cafeteria Plan. Coverage begins on the first day of the month following ninety (90) days of employment.

Vision care insurance may be purchased by employees for self, spouse, and/or children. (Visit site at www.compbenefits.com)

Life and STD Insurance

The City of Daphne provides Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Short-term Disability insurance on all full time employees. Coverage begins on the first day of the month following ninety (90) days of employment. Life insurance coverage is equal to one year’s annual salary. Short term disability pays 66.67% of your regular salary in the event you are disabled and unable to work. (Visit the site at www.usablelife.com.)

Retirement Plan

The City of Daphne is a member of the Employees’ Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA). All full time and part time employees working 20 or more hours per week must contribute to the retirement system. Additional deferred retirement plans are also available. They are: RSA1, Valic, and National Retirement Solutions. If interested in one or more, please visit their web sites: www.rsa.state.al.us, www.valic.com, or www.nrsforu.com.

Law Enforcement Associations

We have two separate organizations which offer benefits to law enforcement personnel: Alabama Police Officers Annuity and Benefit Fund (www.apoabf.state.al.us) and Southern States Police Benevolent Association (www.sspba.org). Visit their web sites for more information.

Additional Insurance and Benefits

We offer payroll deduction on other insurance and benefit products with several other companies as well. A few of these companies are:

AFLAC
American General (or www.agla.com)
Liberty National Life
Pre Paid Legal Services
Colonial Life

Please visit these web sites for more information.

Holidays

The City of Daphne has eleven (11) paid holidays each year. They are: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mardi Gras Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Vacation and Sick Leave

All regular full-time employees are entitled to vacation leave with pay according to length of service. All regular full-time employees earn sick leave at the rate of 3.08 hours bi-weekly for a total of 80 hours per year. Fire Fighters earn sick and vacation leave at a slightly higher rate due to the number of hours they work.

Links to Benefit Companies

Please click below to view the listed company websites.

AFLAC
Alabama Police Officers Annuity & Benefit Fund
American General
American General – Vision Care Employee Benefits
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Colonial Life
Employees’ Retirement Systems of Alabama
Liberty National Life
Mutual of Omaha (Volunteer Term Life Only)
National Retirement Solutions
Southern States Police Benevolent Association
Pre Paid Legal Services
VALIC
USAble Life