City of Port Townsend

City of Port Townsend Marina

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 General Employees Local Union #589


Medical Insurance

The City pays 90% of the premium for employee, spouse/domestic partner, and dependents up to age 26. Each employee must be compensated 80 or more hours during the preceding month for the payment to be made on his/her account. This plan is administered by WA Teamsters Welfare Trust Fund.

  • Plan A

Dental Insurance

The City pays 90% of the premium for employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to age 26.   This plan is administered by WA Teamsters Welfare Trust Fund.

  • Plan B

 Vision Insurance

The City pays 90% of the premium for employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to age 26.  This plan is administered by WA Teamsters Welfare Trust Fund.

  • Plan EXT

 Time Loss/Short Term Disability
             Plan C benefits of $200 per week.

 Life & AD&D Insurance

The City pays 90% of the premium for employee. 

  • Plan A which provides Life and AD &D of $30,000 for each   employee and Life of $3,000 for each dependent.

  • Disability waiver provides an additional 9 mos. of contribution waivers under the medical plan.

 Deferred Compensation Program

A 457(b) program is offered in which employees may set aside a portion of their earnings on a tax-deferred basis for retirement purposes.

State Pension Plan
Employees are enrolled in the Washington Department of Retirement Systems, Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Pension Plan. Employee’s choice PERS 2 or 3.
Employees have 90 days from first date of hire to make a decision. Employees will automatically default to Plan 3 with Contribution Rate Option A (5%) and the Self-Directed Investment Fund if that decision is not made.  Your plan choice decision, whether by active choice or by default, is irrevocable. You will not be able to choose another plan in the future.

Teamsters Union
Employee’s initiation fee is $100 and monthly dues are 2.25%
of hourly wage.

Teamsters Pension
Employer contributes .25 an hour based on 173.33 hours a month. Employee’s contribution is based on the department. Please go to wctpension.org for more information.

Vacation Leave

Beginning the first day of employment, employees accrue vacation at 8 hours per month for the first 12 months. The City uses a graduated accrual schedule based on completed years of service.  Must be employed six months before eligible to take paid vacation time unless approved by City Manager.  Max accrual 240 hours.

Sick Leave

Employees accrue 8 hours of sick leave per month, beginning the first day of employment. Max accrual 1440 hours.

Holidays

The City recognizes eleven holidays and up to three “floating” holidays each calendar year based on years of service.

Pay Dates

Employees are paid on the 5th and 20th of each month.


 Full Time Employees, Non Represented               

For benefit eligible employees working 20-39 hours per week, benefit premiums are prorated. 


Medical Insurance

The City pays 85% of the premium for employee and 85% of the premium for spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to age 26 covered by the PPO or HMO plans.  All medical plans are administered by Association of Washington Cities (AWC) and employees are offered their choice of medical coverage: 

  • Regence HealthFirst 250 (a PPO plan)

  • Group Health (an HMO plan)

 Dental Insurance

 The City pays 85% of the premium for employee and 85% of the premium for spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to age 26.  These plans are administered by AWC. 

  • Delta Dental. It is an incentive plan with an annual maximum benefit of $1,000.

  • Willamette Dental. No annual maximum, no deductible, $15 per visit. 

Vision Insurance

The City pays 100% of the premium for employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to age 26.  Administered by AWC. 

  • Vision coverage with no deductible is through Vision Services Plan (VSP)

Life & AD&D Insurance

The City pays 100% of the premium for employee.

  •  A group term life insurance policy is offered with a Salary-based benefit. 
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage is also included.

  • Supplemental insurance is available for employee, spouse and/or dependents at group rates. If applied within 30 days of hire there is a guaranteed issue amount.

 Employee Assistance Program

  • Confidential counseling assessments and referral services are available to employees and family members for personal and/or work-related issues.

 Long Term Disability Protection

The City pays 100% of the premium for employee.  Benefits administered by AWC 

  • AWC 60% benefit – 90 day elimination. Max $12,000

Long Term Care

The City pays 100% of the premium for the employee. Benefits administered by Unum

  •  3 year and $2,000. Employee can choose to buy up to life benefits.

 Flexible Spending Account

  •  Employees may elect to start two separate tax-free accounts through medical rate reduction of 5%. One account is to pay for health related expenses and the other account is for dependent care costs.

State Pension Plan

  • Employees are enrolled in the Washington Department of Retirement Systems, Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Pension Plan. Employee choice PERS 2 or 3. Employees have 90 days from first date of hire to make a decision. Employees will automatically default to Plan 3 with Contribution Rate Option A (5%) and the Self-Directed Investment Program if that decision is not made. Your plan choice decision, whether by active choice or by default, is irrevocable. You will not be able to choose another plan in the future.

 Deferred Compensation Program

  •  A 457(b) program is offered in which employees may set aside a portion of their earnings on a tax-deferred basis for retirement purposes.

Vacation Leave 

  • Beginning the first day of employment, employees accrue vacation at 8 hours per month for the first 12 months. The City uses a graduated accrual schedule based on completed years of service.  Must be employed six months before eligible to take paid vacation time unless approved by City Manager.  Max accrual 240 hours.

 Sick Leave 

  • Beginning the first day of employment, employees accrue 8 hours for each calendar month of continuous employment.

Holidays 

  • The City recognizes eleven holidays and one “floating” holiday each calendar year.

Pay Dates

  • Employees are paid on the 5th and 20th of each month.  

 Police Department Local Union #589 


 Medical Insurance

The City pays 90% of the premium for employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to age 26. Each Officer must be compensated 80 or more hours during the preceding month for the payment to be made on his/her account. This plan is administered by WA Teamsters Welfare Trust Fund.

  • Plan A

Dental Insurance

The City pays 90% of the premium for employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to age 26.   This plan is administered by WA Teamsters Welfare Trust Fund.

  • Plan A

Vision Insurance

The City pays 90% of the premium for employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to age 26.   This plan is administered by WA Teamsters Welfare Trust Fund.

  • Plan EXT

Life & AD&D Insurance and Short Term (Time Loss)

The City pays 90% of the premium for employee.

  • Plan A which provides $30,000 for each Officer and Life of $3,000 for each dependent.

  • Short Term Disability (Time Loss) Plan C which provides benefits of $200 per week for each Officer.

  • Disability Waivers which provide for an additional 9 mos. of contribution waivers under the medical plan.

State Pension Plan

  • Officers are enrolled in the Washington Department of Retirement Systems, Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters (LEOFF) Pension Plan.

Deferred Compensation Match Program

  •  A 457(b) program match is offered in which officers may set aside a portion of their earnings on a tax-deferred basis for retirement purposes.
  • The City provides a 50% match of up to the total of 4% of the officer’s base earnings.

Teamsters Union

  • Initiation fee is $100 and monthly dues are 2.25% of hourly wage.

WA Council of Police & Sheriffs

  • $10.00 per Member per Month

Vacation Leave

  •  The City uses a graduated vacation accrual schedule based on completed years of service.  Eighty hours of vacation leave is earned after the first full year of service.

Sick Leave

  • Officers accrue 4 hours of sick leave per pay period, beginning the first day of employment.

Holidays

  • The City recognizes ten holidays and one “floating” holiday each calendar year.

Pay Dates

  • Employees are paid on the 5th and 20th of each month.