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City of Houston Benefits

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  • Feb 11, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    Excellent benefits at good rates.

  • Dec 30, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    There is ample paid time off, especially after having worked with the city for several years. The pension plan is great.

  • Oct 07, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Environmental Scientist in Houston, Texas

    401k is transferable, dental, vision, and health insurance

  • Oct 06, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    Vacation time is good. The pension Group D is not that good

  • Oct 03, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    cheaper than private sector but feels like medicaid

  • Jul 30, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Community Relations Specialist in Houston, Mississippi

    I was only seasonal so I did not receive a insurance plan.

  • Dec 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas

    the best thing would be the ability to move around to different departments until you find one you like. The cons would be that there isn't enough oversight of poor supervisors/managers, its really political and the benefits are NOT what they use to be. The pay is not very comparable to private so in the past good benefits made it workable but those days are gone now.

  • Oct 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    I do not have the insurance plan, however, I only hear negative things about it from others who do; having to get "points" for certain things for employee & spouse; cost of insurance; etc.

  • Oct 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Public Loss Investigator in Houston, Texas

    Good health, dental and vision insurance. High deductibles

  • Sep 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    Insurance rates and deductibles are significantly better than if you were to buy an individual plan. That is if you were to select limited plan which is equivalent to HMO. There are also supplemental plans available.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (47)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

  • CheckmarkMaternity & Paternity Leave (38)
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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