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Employee Benefits

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Benefits listed are for Full-time employees unless otherwise specified.

Group Health & Insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
The Town offers group health insurance for regular full-time and three-quarter time employees. The Town covers a portion of dependent coverage if elected.

Dental Coverage

The Town offers dental coverage for regular full-time and three-quarter time employees. The Town covers 30% of dependent coverage if elected.

Life Insurance

Lincoln Financial Group
The Town provides a group life insurance policy. The amount of coverage is 1.5 times the annual salary. The Town also provides supplemental dependent coverage as well.

Long-Term Disability

Lincoln Financial Group
The Town provides long-term disability coverage for employees. LTD offers a level of income replacement if an eligible employee is unable to work due to disability.


N.C. Local Government Employees' Retirement System
The Town participates in the North Carolina Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System (NCLGERS). As an employee, 6% is payroll deducted and applied to the employee's retirement account. An employee becomes fully vested in the NCLGERS retirement plan after five years of credible service with the NCLGERS.

401K Retirement

N.C. Supplemental Plan
The Town contributes 5% towards regular full-time and three-quarter time employees' 401 (k) Plan. Employees may elect to make voluntary contributions to the plan by payroll deduction. Employees are vested from day one of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Employees are offered the option to participate in Flexible Spending Accounts, which provide a way to save federal, state and social security taxes on eligible medical and dependent care expenses.


Regular full-time and three-quarter time employees receive 12 paid holidays per year. Fire and Police shift personnel receive compensation in the form of holiday pay for having worked their designated holiday (12 days per year).

Vacation Leave

Employees can accumulate vacation leave without any applicable maximum until December 31 of each year. At that time, any hours over the applicable maximum are converted to sick leave.

Hours Earned per Month:

Years of Service 40 Hour Employee Police Shift Personnel Fire Shift Personnel
0 but less than 2 8.00 8.40 12.00
2 but less than 5 9.33 9.80 14.00
5 but less than 10 11.33 11.90 17.00
10 but less than 15 13.33 14 .00 20.00
15 but less than 20 15.33 16.10 23.00
20 or more 17.33 18.20 26.00

Sick Leave

Town employees accrue paid sick leave monthly. There is no limit on the number of days accumulated.

employee class Hours Earned/Month
Regular Full-Time Employees 8.00
Police Shift Personnel 8.40
Fire Shift Personnel 12.00

Paid Parental Leave

The Town provides Paid Parental Leave to regular full-time employees up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Town provides employees and family members with free, confidential short-term counseling to help resolve personal problems (marital, family, financial, legal, alcohol and more) that may impact their work or personal lives. The EAP provides 24-hour phone assistance and is available for appointments at your convenience.

Aquatics and Fitness Center Membership

The Town provides free family membership to the Morrisville Aquatics and Fitness Center.

Voluntary Benefits

The Town offers voluntary Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness and Short Term Disability plans.

Workers Compensation

All Town employees (full-time and part-time) are covered under the N.C. Worker's Compensation Act.

Credit Union Membership

N.C. Local Government Employees' Credit Union and Welcome Federal Credit Union
All employees have the opportunity to join the N.C. Local Government Employees' and Welcome Federal Credit Unions