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The City of Manor provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce. Below is a summary of the following benefits:
All benefits are available to regular full-time employees; some benefits are available to regular part-time employees. Employees who are hired in permanent full-time positions who work at least 30 hours or more are eligible for health coverage, including dental and vision coverage.
The city offers employees medical insurance through TML MultiState IEBP. There is no Primary Care Physician (PCP) required. The plan utilizes a United Healthcare network.
The City offers employees dental insurance through TML MultiState IEBP. This plan is unique in that it allows you to choose any licensed dentist for covered services and the plan pays at the Reasonable and Customary rate until annual maximum.
The City of Manor pays 100% of the Employee-Only premium under the dental plan.
The City offers all full-time employees the Avesis Vision Plan. The Avesis vision plan offers benefits for eye exams, frames and lenses or contact lenses.
Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS): Employees have life insurance equal to their annual salary
Group Term Life Insurance through TMLIEBP: Regular full-time employees have life insurance in the amount of $10,000 and AD&D life insurance in the amount of $10,000
Voluntary Supplemental Life and Accidental Death: Low cost supplemental life plan available on a voluntary basis for employees and dependents
Flexible Spending Account
The City offers Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), also known as an IRS Section 125 cafeteria plan, which allows employees to have payroll deductions for health insurance premiums, un-reimbursed medical expenses and child/dependent care expenses to be withheld from salary ‘pre-taxed’; which is before income tax and social security deductions are calculated.
Switching expenses to ‘pre-tax’ can result in immediate tax savings on Social Security tax and Federal Income tax.
Through payroll deductions, the maximum amount an employee can authorize the City to deduct for a Medical Reimbursement Account is set by the City.
The IRS sets the limit for the Dependent/Child Care Reimbursement account. When expenses are paid for both health care and dependent/child care expenses, the employee submits receipts to be reimbursed for the tax-free dollars.
Employee Assistance Program
The City of Manor provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through a Third Party Plan Administrator in order to provide all full-time and regular part-time employees and their immediate family members’ access to counseling to help resolve problems such as stress, emotional/mental problems, marital/family problems, financial difficulties, alcohol/drug abuse, work related difficulties, grief, and loss. Six (6) telephonic and face-to-face sessions are provided at no cost to the employee.
The City’s EAP is designed to confidentially help you deal with life’s stresses and the variety of personal problems that can develop from them.
If you have any questions about the benefit program, please contact the Human Resource Department at (512) 272-5555.
All employees contribute 5% of pay on a pre-tax basis to the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). For each dollar an employee contributes, the City matches the contribution at 2:1. TMRS benefits include:
Retirement at age 60 with 5 years of credited service
Retirement at any age with 20 years of credited service
Credit for prior service in full-time public employment in the United States
Texas Municipal Retirement System telephone number is (800) 924-8677 or visit www.tmrs.org for more information.
The City offers multiple optional benefits through a Third Party Plan Administrator. The optional benefits consist of voluntary disability insurance, voluntary life insurance, accident coverage, and critical illness coverage.
City Benefits Philosophy
The City is concerned for the health and welfare of its employees and is committed to providing a comprehensive, cost-effective benefits that assist employees in being physically and mentally healthy.
All benefit plans require employees to assume responsibility for the choices they make and to be informed on how to use their benefits effectively.
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