Other Benefits


Full-time employees have ten (10) paid holidays. They receive their regular compensation for the following holidays:

New Year’s Day  
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Third Monday in January
President’s Day Third Monday in February
Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Independence Day  
Labor Day First Monday in September
Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November
Day After Thanksgiving Fourth Friday in November
Christmas Eve  
Christmas Day  
  • Police Officers, Police Sergeants and Police Lieutenants – December 31st is designated as a holiday in lieu of the Day After Thanksgiving.
  • The City Manager is authorized to designate alternative days to observe those holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday.

Jury Duty

When an employee is called to serve as a juror in any court, the City Manager may authorize that the employee continue to receive his/her regular City pay during that period he/she serves as a juror.

Tuition Reimbursement

  • The City will pay 80% of the educational costs for courses, textbooks and fees related to an employee’s current position or her/his preparation for career advancement.
  • The maximum reimbursement shall be $1,000 per calendar year; however, employees may request advances against a future calendar year’s Educational Assistance.
  • If an employee’s service with the City is terminated for any reason within two (2) years of completion of the course, the City Manager may require that he/she return the City’s outlay on a pro rata basis.

Pension Plan

The State of Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) covers employees, except for Police Officers and Firefighters covered by the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund (OP&F).

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)

  • Each member of OPERS currently pays 10.0% of his/her gross salary to the retirement system through payroll deduction, with the City paying 14.0%.
  • A member of OPERS who leaves his/her position with the City prior to retirement may withdraw his/her accumulated contributions by submitting the appropriate application.
  • Contributions to OPERS are in lieu of contributions typically paid into Social Security and are IRS qualified funds subject to applicable federal pension laws.
  • There is more information about the State of Ohio Public Employees Retirement System at www.opers.org.

Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund (OP&F)

  • A full-time Police Officer and full-time Firefighter covered by OP&F currently pays 10.75% of his/her gross salary to the retirement system through payroll deduction.
  • The City’s contribution is 19.5% for a Police Officer and 24% for a Firefighter.
  • There is more information about the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund at www.op-f.org.

Employee Assistance Plan

Employees and their eligible family members have access to confidential pre-paid professional counseling services through the City’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The program offers assistance, counseling and/or referral for a variety of issues that effect employees and their family members.

Mailing Address

409 East Monument Avenue
Suite 201
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone Numbers

Phone: (937) 208-6626
Toll-Free: (800) 628-9343

Benefit Disclaimer:
  • These benefit details are for information purposes only and provide a general overview of some of the current benefits for full-time employees.
  • This material should only be used as a reference.
  • All benefits are subject to modification or elimination.
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