Employee Benefits

Medical Insurance

Medical insurance is effective after 30 days of employment and the first of the following month. The town currently pays 100% of the cost for regular full-time employees who participate in wellness activities and a portion of the cost for dependent coverage. Insurance is available for regular part-time employees. The amount paid depends upon the number of hours worked.

PPO vs. HRA Plan Comparison (PDF)

Medical Coverage Option #1 PPO
Summary of Benefits & Coverage (PDF)
Bi-Weekly Deduction
*Before Wellness Incentive
Employee Only
$28.66*
Employee / Children
$192.63*
Employee / Spouse
$249.45*
Family
$393.84*
Medical Coverage Option #2
HRA Summary of Benefits & Coverage (PDF)
Bi-Weekly Deduction
*Before Wellness Incentive
Employee Only
$9.23*
Employee / Children
$120.09*
Employee / Spouse
$155.07*
Family
$248.31*

Affordable Health Care Act Notices (PDF)

Dental Insurance

Summary of Benefits (PDF)

The town currently pays 100% of the cost for regular full-time employees and a portion of the cost for dependent coverage for dental insurance. Insurance is available for regular part-time employees. The amount paid depends upon the number of hours worked.

Dental Coverage
Semi-Monthly Deduction
Employee Only
$0
Employee / Children
$17.57
Employee / Spouse
$20.50
Family
$30.03

Vision Insurance

Summary of Benefits (PDF)

The town currently pays 100% of the cost for regular full-time employees and a portion of the cost for dependent coverage for vision insurance. Insurance is available for regular part-time employees. The amount paid depends upon the number of hours worked.

Vision Coverage
 Semi-Monthly Deduction
Employee Only
$0
Employee / Children
$1.72
Employee / Spouse
$1.64
Family
$4.45

Paid Time Off

Sick Leave

Employees in regular full-time or regular part-time positions earn one day per month of service.

Paid Holidays

There are 12-13 official town holidays. Employees in regular full-time or regular part-time positions are eligible for paid holiday time.

Vacation/Annual Leave

Employees in regular full-time or regular part-time positions earn vacation leave based on his/her years of service.

Years of Service
Days Per Year
Less than 2 Years
10
2 - 4 Years
12
5 - 9 Years
15
10 - 14 Years
18
15+ Years
20

Retirement Plans

Retirement Systems

Local Government Retirement System

Every regular employee whose duties require working at least 1,000 hours annually automatically becomes a member of the North Carolina Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System. The employee and employer contributions, along with the investment earnings on total contributions, pay the cost of providing retirement benefits. This is a defined benefit retirement plan. The employee’s share of the cost is 6% and is automatically deducted from the employee’s paycheck. The Town of Mooresville contributes an additional 7.07% for Local Government general employees, and 7.28% for Law Enforcement employees.

Supplemental Retirement Plan (NC 401K)

The town makes a contribution of 5% to a 401K Plan for all regular full-time and regular part-time employees. There is no employee match required; however, employees have the option of making contributions on a pre- or post-tax basis. This plan is a defined contribution retirement plan. Enroll (PDF).

Life Insurance

Summary of Benefits (PDF)

The town provides regular full-time and regular part-time employees with an individual term life insurance policy. Life insurance is equal to the employee’s annual salary, rounded up to the nearest $1,000. Employees have the option of purchasing additional life insurance for a small fee. Dependent life insurance is also available.

Direct Deposit

All employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other Benefits

Credit Union

Employees of the town are eligible to open accounts with the Local Government Credit Union.

Annual Longevity Pay

Regular full-time and regular part-time employees are provided an annual payment based on years of service to the town.

Years of Service
Longevity Amount
<1
$0
1 to 5
$250
6 to 10
$500
11 to 15
$1,000
16 to 19
$1,500
> / = 20
$2,000

Tuition Assistance

The town provides tuition assistance for regular full-time employees who have completed initial probation for courses taken on their own time which will improve their skills for their current job or prepare them for promotional opportunities within the Town service.

Gym Reimbursement

The town will refund regular full-time and regular part-time employees $20/month for attending a gym four or more times a month.

Employee Assistance Program Overview (PDF)

Benefits Overview Recognizing that employees are unique individuals with a variety of concerns, the town offers an Employee Assistance Program. The program provides confidential assessment, referral and follow-up services to help employees who may be experiencing personal problems. The EAP provides timely intervention to prevent personal difficulties from interfering with work performance. Up to six visits per issue are provided to employees and members of their household at no charge.

Voluntary Benefits

The town offers payroll deduction for the following employee-paid benefits:

Benefit Highlights & Sample Rates (PDF)