Compensation and Benefits
The City of Hewitt is committed to providing a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to attract and retain top talent.
There are many benefits to being a City of Hewitt employee!
- Benefits Overview
- Leave Benefits
- Employee Wellness
- Holiday Schedule
- Employee Assistance Program-EAP
- A TMRS City 2 to 1 match, 20 years and 5 years vesting
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance options
- Optional Life Insurance up to 3x
- 457 Retirement options
- Dependent Life Coverage options
- Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Vacation Leave
- Paid Holidays
- Sick Leave
- Workers' Comp
- Bereavement Leave and Special Leave
- Longevity Pay
All regular full-time and regular part-time employees who work at least 20 hours per week will accrue paid vacation leave on a bi-weekly basis. Employees are eligible for vacation benefits after completion of six months of service.
Regular full-time employees are eligible to accrue sick leave on a bi-weekly basis.
Employees are provided with two (2) floating holidays each year that must be used in the calendar year accrued.
Other Leave Benefits
- Jury Duty
- Blood Donations
- Administrative Leave
- Unpaid Leave of Absence
- Military Leave
The City of Hewitt offers a wide variety of wellness opportunities and incentives in an effort to help contain the cost of health insurance premiums and to promote a health conscious workforce. Our focus is to bring about health awareness to our employees by providing educational and physical fitness opportunities to get healthy, stay healthy, or manage any existing conditions.
Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
Full-time employees' tax-deferred contribution into the pension fund is 7% of gross wages. The City matches this contribution on a 2 to 1 ratio, vested after 5 years. Employees are eligible to retire with 20 years of service at any age or at age 60 with at least 5 years of service.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The City of Hewitt offers an Employee Assistance Program which is a confidential service designed to help employees manage daily responsibilities, major events, work stresses, or any issue affecting their quality of life. And it’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
EAP benefits include:
- Law Access
- Help Net
- Work Life
- Well Coach
- Safe Ride
- 1 to 6 Counseling Sessions