Virginia Beach Benefits

4.0
11 Ratings

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  • Vacation & Paid Time Off(5 comments)

    PTO accrues fairly slowly if you are a newcomer, but you are able to accrue more the longer you work at the City.

Feb 25, 2019
Current Finance in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Overall it is a great benefit, however it can be quite pricey for some lower earning employees to work into a barely living wage.

Jan 21, 2020
Current Employee

Very little discounts and should have been options on the benefits

Jun 13, 2018
Former Systems Analyst II in Virginia Beach, Virginia

CVB provided a comprehensive benefits package (health, dental, retirement). They used to offer separate Vacation and Sick leave... it's now just all in one PTO bucket. They didn't really provide any other extra "perks" (the previous City Manager didn't believe employees should get discounts with the City working for the City), but that may have changed with the current City Manager. Also, be prepared to give 5% of your paycheck to VRS retirement (mandatory for all CVB employees).

Dec 21, 2017
Current Employee

Has very good dental, medical, retirement accounts for all employees

Dec 3, 2016
Current Employee

The insurance coverage is pretty great and affordable

Nov 29, 2016
Current Employee

Health, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Legal Plans, Long Term Care, Long Term Disability, Optional Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation, Tax Sheltered Accounts plus birthday leave and 11.5 paid holidays per year.

Nov 18, 2016
Current Direct support professional in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Offers everything you can think of benefits wise. But health insurance is consistently getting more expensive.

Oct 17, 2015
Current Engineer in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Vacation time is PTO now. It's not all that great, but comparable to most companies. The pay is not great and lower than you'll find generally in the private sector. However, you'll only have 40 hour weeks until you become very senior generally so that is nice. Maternity leave is through PTO, sick leave (if eligible for it under old system), or leave without pay. The sick leave bank is not allowed to be used by PTO employees. Only employees under the old system. To cut costs they have kicked spouses who are eligible through their employers off the City's healthcare. The retirement is now through VRS. It is a 401K-like employee contribution system with some employer matching.

Sep 14, 2015
Former Employee

The medical insurance is good & the retirement plan.

Aug 21, 2015
Former Technical Assistant in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Good health insurance, but erosion of benefits is occurring, while upper management gives themselves much higher salaries each year.

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Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Health Insurance
  • 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

  • Pension Plan
  • 401K Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • 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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