Benefits Statement

Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance

  • Employee portion paid at 100%, benefit of $355 per month
  • Family coverage price of $400 per month paid by employee at $200 per pay period pre-taxed
  • Magellan RX - Prescription drug coverage included with health insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield Dental Insurance

  • Employee voluntary contribution
  • Employee pay per pay period
    • Employee: $9.46 per pay period, $18.92 per month
    • Employee and Spouse: $20.18 per pay period, $40.36 per month
    • Employee and Children: $24 per pay period, $48 per month
    • Family: $34.73 per pay period, $69.46 per month

Vision Insurance

  • Employee voluntary contribution
  • Employee pay per pay period
    • Employee: $3.62 per pay period, $7.23 per month
    • Employee and Spouse: $6.60 per pay period, $13.19 per month
    • Employee and Family: $11.43 per pay period, $22.86 per month

Life Insurance

  • Premium paid by employer
  • $25,000 Life, $25,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Alabama State Retirement System

  • Employee contribution Tier I 7.5% pre-tax (8.5% pre-tax for Public Safety)
  • Employee contribution Tier II 6.0% pre-tax (7.0% pre-tax for Public Safety)
  • Employer contributions - per RSA standards (13% +/-)

Credit Union

  • City employees can become a member of East Alabama Community Federal Credit Union -- EAC Federal Credit Union offers Christmas clubs, checking, saving, direct transfers between accounts such as loan payments. Credit Union deductions can be directly debited from paychecks.

457 Plans

  • Employee voluntary election Nationwide, Empower Retirement, VALIC and RSA1 pretax contributions.

Vacation

  • 10 paid holidays throughout the year, vacation accrues each payday and increase with years of service, sick accrues monthly.

Full Time Employee

The city employs between 300 and 350 full-time and regular part-time employees. Apply for a position online today. If the city does not have any positions open, please fill out a job interest card and follow directions. When a position opens, the system will email you and allow you to enter an application. The City of Opelika is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex national origin, age, veterans status, or disability. All employees serve a probation period of 6 months (12 months for public safety employees). After successful completion of a probation period, employees are granted non-probationary status