Pay Plans and Benefits

Pay Plans

Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • The City contributes 100% towards the employee premium and 50% towards depend coverage. 
    • Newly hired full-time employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of  the month following 30 days off full-time service.
    • Benefits Package  provides complete detail of insurance benefits offered by the City of Hampton.
  • Retirement Benefits 
    • Defined Benefits Plan with the Georgia Municipal Employee Benefits Systems (GMEBS), paid 100% by the City.
      • Vesting after 5 years of full-time employment.
      • Early Retirement: Age 55 with at least 10 years of service.
      • Full Retirement: Age 65 with at least 5 years of service. 
      • Public Safety Employees Only: Rule of 80 Full Retirement - Participant's combined total credit service and age must equal or exceed 80.
    • Voluntary Defined Contribution (457) Plan through MassMutual Insurance.
  • Basic Life Insurance 
    • The City pays 100% for life insurance in the amount of $15,000. Employees have the option to purchase additional coverage for themselves and dependents.
  • Voluntary Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off 
    • Vacation
    • Sick Leave
  • 11 Paid Holidays
    • New Year's Day
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Veteran's Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Day After Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Eve
    • Christmas Day
    • One Personal Floating Holiday
  • Other voluntary benefits also available (AFLAC, Legal Shield, etc).