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


  • Health Insurance (choice of several plans) Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Services Clinic available during work hours
  • Nationally recognized disease management programs
  • 5% employer contribution to 401(k)
  • ICMA 457 – voluntary
  • Contributory retirement system (LGERS)
  • 12 days paid vacation leave per year; increases with service to 20 days per year
  • 12 days┬ápaid sick leave per year; increases with service to 15 days per year
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick Leave Sharing Bank
  • Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Discounts


For more information regarding our employee benefits, please contact:

Karen Henderson, Benefits Specialist – Employee Benefits & Compensation 828-259-5718

Tarika Wyche,┬áBenefits Specialist – Employee Benefits & Compensation 828-259-5696

Larisa Lowman, HR Manager – Employee Benefits & Compensation 828-259-5489


Click here to view our Employee Benefits Handbook.


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