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  • 260 Rachal Avenue
    P. O. Box 846
    Bridge City, TX 77611

    Tel: (409) 735-6801
    Fax: (409) 735-3349
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    Employment  Benefits
    BENEFITS FOR FULL TIME/PART TIME CITY OF BRIDGE CITY EMPLOYEES INCLUDE:

    TEXAS MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM
    All full-time employees are participants of TMRS; this is a mandatory contribution. The employee contribution rate is 7% per pay period; the City matches the contribution 2-1. Ten (10) year vesting period. Employees are eligible to retire at any age after 20 years of service or at age 60. (Employees who work a minimum of 20 hours per week are members of the TMRS).

    OPTIONAL RETIREMENT/SAVINGS
    The City offers employees the option of contributing to a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan through payroll deduction. The City does not match this contribution.

    SOCIAL SECURITY/FICA
    These deductions are matched by the City.

    MEDICAL, DENTAL & LIFE COVERAGE
    All full-time employees and regular part-time employees who work at least 30 hours per week have medical, dental, life, and AD&D insurance coverage paid for by the City. The employee has the option of purchasing dependent coverage.

    LONGEVITY
    All regular employees will be paid five dollars ($5.00) per month for each year of actual continued service with the City after the completion of one (1) year of service for a maximum of twenty-five (25) years of service.

    SICK LEAVE
    Sick leave accrues at 12 hours per month for full time employees. Maximum accrual is 1,440 hours. Regular part-time employees accrue proportionate hours. Employees are eligible to take sick leave after 6 months orientation period.

    VACATION
    For full-time employees vacation accrues as follows:

    YEARS OF SERVICE DAYS OF VACATION
    1 – 4 10
    5 – 9 15
    10 20
    11 21
    12 22
    13 23
    14 24
    15 25
    16 26
    17 27
    18 28
    19 29
    20 30

    Part-time employees accrue proportionate hours. Employees are eligible to take vacation after 6 months orientation period.

    HOLIDAYS
    Full-time and regular part-time employees receive 12 paid holidays per year.



    HOLIDAYS
    New Year's Day Thanksgiving Day
    Presidents Day Friday after Thanksgiving Day
    Good Friday Christmas Eve
    Memorial Day Christmas Day
    Independence Day Employee’s Birthday
    Labor Day Floating Holiday
    (Designated by City Manager)

    SECTION 125 IRS BENEFIT PLAN
    Employees who have dependent health insurance premiums or any supplementary insurance premiums deducted from their checks are eligible to have this money taken off the top, "pretaxed".

    CERTIFICATE PAY
    Employees of the water and police departments are eligible to receive Certificate Pay.

    SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL PAY
    Employees of the police department are eligible to receive shift differential pay for evening and graveyard shifts.

    CLEANING ALLOWANCE
    Employees will be eligible for reimbursement up to $25.00 per month for cleaning police uniforms upon presentation of a valid receipt.
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