Employee Benefits

  • Salary: Paid on a weekly basis for the previous work week.
  • On-The-Job Injury Benefits: Worker's Compensation and Supplemental Pay Benefits, when applicable.
  • Probation Period: One year with a six-month, performance evaluation. Evaluations are done annually thereafter.
  • Merit Increase: Full-time employees are eligible for an annual merit increase.
  • Vacation: Two weeks per year; after five years, three weeks; after fifteen years, four weeks. Accumulation starts on date of hire. There is a six-month waiting period for using vacation time.
  • Sick Leave: Ten days per year; after three years, 11 days; after five years, 12 days. Accumulation starts on date of hire. There is a three-month waiting period for using sick time.
  • Holidays: Paid holidays, plus employee's birthday and two Floating/Personal Holidays.
  • Deferred Compensation: Optional employee contribution to 457 Deferred Compensation Plans offered through ICMA and Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company (VALIC).
  • Direct Deposit: Mandatory participation.
  • Employee Assistance Trust Fund: A trust fund set up by the City of North Miami to assist employees who are faced with unforeseen emergencies. Participation is on a volunteer basis.
  • Life Insurance: Valued at the employee's gross annual salary. Dependent coverage is available.
  • Group Health/Dental/Vision Insurance: Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), point of service and dependent coverage is available.
  • Disability Insurance: Optional coverage available.
  • Pension: (General Employees) Mandatory participation. Defined benefit/Florida Retirement System (FRS).
  • Pension: (Sworn Police Personnel) Mandatory participation. Defined benefit/Florida Retirement System (FRS).
  • Cafeteria Plan: The City offers Flexible Savings Accounts for reimbursement of medical and daycare expenses through "pre-tax" dollars.