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    The City of Asheville offers a competitive benefits package to all employees. These benefits include:

    • Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Nationally recognized disease management programs
    • 5% employer contribution to 401(k)
    • ICMA 457 - voluntary
    • Contributory retirement system (LGERS)
    • 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days
    • 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days
    • 11 paid holidays per year
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Sick Leave Sharing Bank
    • Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans
    • Life Insurance (choice of several plans)
    • Long Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Discounts
    • College Savings Program (voluntary)
    • Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary)
    • Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary)


    Best Workplaces for Commuters

    The City of Asheville is recognized as a Best Workplace for Commuters. This national recognition distinguishes our organization as offering outstanding commuter benefits such as free or low cost bus passes. Employers meeting the EPA's National Standard of Excellence in commuter benefits get on the list of Best Workplaces for Commuters — a fast growing mark of excellence in environmental leadership.

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