|The City-Parish Government offers its Full-time Classified Employees an Excellent
Employee Benefits Include
Employees may be granted time off without loss of
pay or vacation time when performing jury duty, when subpoenaed to appear before a court
public body or commission, when performing military or civilian duty in connection with
national defense or a national or local emergency or for the purpose of serving as an
election commissioner in either primary or general elections.
Chartered in 1949, by the National Credit Union
Administration as a non-profit organization for the employees of the City-Parish of East
Baton Rouge. Employees and family members are eligible to join the credit union at any
time. Payroll deductions are used for the purchase of shares and the repayment of loans.
The credit union offers accounts and money machine use to all members.
Family Medical Leave
An eligible employee shall be
entitled to a total of twelve (12) weeks leave during any calendar year.
Leave without loss of pay, granted to
employees not to exceed two days except in extenuating circumstances.
Various types of health insurance plans
are available to City-Parish employees. These include group medical hospitalization
program (Point of Service) and a Dental plan.
All employees in the classified civil service
receive twelve paid legal holidays established by the Metropolitan Council.
City-Parish provides a group life policy
on each employee at no cost to the employee. The policy includes both Term Life Insurance
and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance.
An employee in the classified service with ten
years of service shall receive longevity pay at a rate of five percent of that employee's
current base pay. An additional one percent shall be granted for each year of service
thereafter, up to a maximum of twenty percent.
Employee is granted fifteen days per
calendar year leave of absence with pay.
Employees' Retirement System was
established on January 1, 1973. All employees are automatically enrolled in the system
from employment date. The Retirement System is funded by 9.5 percent contributions by
employees and also contributions by the City-Parish.
Sick leave is earned on a pro-rated schedule according to
years of service. There shall be no maximum to the number of sick days which may be
Tax Deferred Compensation Program
Employees are eligible
to have a portion of their salary paid directly to a tax deferred compensation program.
Training/Employee Development Program
available training program provides employees with a means to increase their capabilities
and opportunities for advancement.
Tuition Reimbursement Program
employees have an opportunity to obtain additional education, therefore, increasing their
job skills as well as preparing them for future advancement.
Vacation is earned on a pro-rated
schedule according to years of service. The maximum number of vacation days that can be
accumulated is five years of accrued time.
City-Parish employees are
covered by the Louisiana State Workers Compensation Act. This is a system for compensating
those accidentally injured and/or disabled at a direct result of employment.