Full-time employees are provided with a comprehensive benefit package that includes paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, health insurance, life insurance, long term disability insurance, a defined pension plan, and much more. Benefit coverage varies by employee group.

The Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program is a confidential counseling and referral service that can help our employees and their family successfully deal with life's challenges. Please call (866) 248-4096 or visit www.liveandworkwell.com (password: Delray).

You can turn to the Employee Assistance Program for help with anything that interferes with your job or personal life. Among other things, your EAP can help you with:

  • Job or work stress
  • Parenting issues
  • Alcohol, drugs, and other substance misuse or abuse
  • Burnout
  • Marital or relationship problems
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Anger management
  • Legal issues
  • Financial concerns
  • Coping with change
  • Self-esteem
  • Grief or bereavement

All charges for the Employee Assistance Program have been prepaid by the City and there are no co-payments or fees. If an employee is referred to additional resources for help, their charges, and copays, if any, would be the employee's responsibility.

Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC)

The PERC Commission, sanctioned by the State of Florida PERC, to serve as an independent, neutral body, convenes whenever necessary, to hear petitions before it about collective bargaining issues such as certification, amending certification, decertification, unfair labor practice or unit clarification, etc.

The City Commission appoints three regular representatives (non-City employees) and one alternate representative to serve a four-year term on PERC without pay.

Personnel Policies

The Personnel Policies are a guide to the City's personnel management system and applicable state and federal employment laws. They govern personnel-related matters of the City unless superseded by other specific regulations established in the City Charter or Code or Florida Statutes.

They do not apply to employees covered under the terms of a collective bargaining agreement (union contract) or expired collective bargaining agreement which is subject to renegotiations, unless otherwise specifically provided for.


The information provided by this Employee Benefits Summary is for informational purposes. It is not an official document of the City and is only a general guide as to benefits, therefore, the City does not make any claim, promise or guarantee about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in the summary.

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