Benefits for Civilian Employees

Retirement:Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
Municipal Police Plan 5
Retirement can occur at:Retirement can occur at ‘any age with 25 or more years of service credit
60 years of age or older with 6 or more years of service credit
3% pension factor not to exceed 90% of final average salary
6 year vesting period
17.8% employee contribution with 18.5% employer contribution
For further details please visit: www.pera.state.nm.us
Benefits:11 paid holidays per year
Sick leave (accrued at approximately 95 hours/year)
Vacation leave – 2 weeks/year (up to 5 years of service), 3 weeks/year (5 – 10 years of service), 4 weeks/year (10+ years of service)
Personal day – 8 to 10 hours per year (depending on length of work day)
Bereavement leave – Up to 40 hours
Comp time – maximum of 80 hours
Insurance:Group Health Insurance Plan includes: medical, dental, vision, prescription, life insurance, and short-term disability.
Life insurance - Employer provided life insurance accompanies the medical benefits or you may elect to participate in the life insurance plan only.
Miscellaneous Benefits:Employee Assistance Program (Counseling)
Wellness ProgramFitness Facilities within tri-city area
Health Fair
Supplemental Benefits:Legal Shield Insurance
Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Plan
Incentives:Flexible schedules may be available.
Exercise facility
Exercise facility