Benefits

Benefits Overview
  • 11-12 paid holidays per year
  • 2 weeks paid military leave per year
  • 4 hours parental leave each year
  • 401(k) retirement plan (the equivalent of 5 % of annual salary contributed by the City)
  • 48 hours for volunteer work each year
  • 96 hours sick leave per year, which accumulates indefinitely; sick leave may be used toward early retirement
  • 96 hours vacation per year
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program - personal and family counseling
  • Medical, dental, and life insurance plans
  • Paid funeral leave
  • Paid life insurance equal to annual salary
  • State and City retirement plans
  • Uniforms and equipment furnished
  • Workman's Compensation Insurance
Durham is a culturally diverse community and our department welcomes all applicants!