Benefits of City Employment
In addition to providing important services to the public, employment with the City & County of Honolulu has many benefits. Depending on the type of appointment, position and length of service, benefits may include:
Vacation Employees may earn 21 days a year.
Sick Leave Employees may earn 21 days a year.
Holidays 13 holidays per year, 14 in an election year. 2013 Holiday Schedule
Plans offered may include medical, prescription drug, vision, dental and life insurance. The amount the City pays is specified in the bargaining unit agreements. If you are required to pay premiums for the plans you select, you may choose to deduct the premium from your pay before taxes.
Retirement Plan http://ers.ehawaii.gov/ All new employees have contributions deducted from their paychecks for their retirement plans.
Deferred Compensation https://www.ingretirementplans.com/index.shtml You can defer part of your pay to defer federal/state taxes until retirement.
Employment Assistance Program Free confidential counseling and referral services are available upon request.
Training and Development Numerous opportunities are available through City sponsored training programs and training reimbursement policy.
Child Care Center The Early Education Center, Phone 533-0004. Located above the Frank Fasi Municipal Building Parking Structure.
Parking Some job locations have free parking on-site; others may have convenient parking at low monthly rates.
Pre-tax benefit on Transportation Expenses You may designate as a pre-tax item, your monthly City parking fee, bus pass or mass transit fee via payroll deduction. Mass transit alternatives include: The Bus, LOTMA, VanPool Hawaii and Handi-Van.
City Flex--Flexible Benefits Plan http://nbsbenefits.com/cityofHonolulu/ Effective January 1, 2013, City Flex will allow employees to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with TAX FREE money by redirecting a portion of their salary to a Health Flexible Spending Account ("HFSA") and/or a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account ("DCFSA").
Credit Union Membership Employees are eligible to join the following Credit Unions:
Mortgage Loans Low-interest mortgage loans available through the Employees' Retirement System of the State of Hawaii. http://ers.ehawaii.gov/
*Benefits are subject to change including changes due to legislation/negotiation and other changes.
For more information call (808) 768-8540.