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Employee Benefits

Regular, full-time employees of the City of Brooklyn Park are eligible for a benefits package including:

Vacation

  • New employees generally earn 10 days of vacation per year
  • Vacation accruals increase with longevity up to a maximum of 20 days per year

Sick leave

  • Sick leave is accrued at the rate of 8 hours per month with unlimited accumulation

Holidays

  • 12 paid holidays per year

Health insurance

  • Employees may choose between two health plans with an option to waive if covered under another qualified plan
  • The City contributes to the cost of health insurance

Dental insurance

  • Employees may choose between two dental plans with an option to waive if covered under another qualified plan

Life insurance

  • The City provides term life insurance with an option for employees to purchase additional voluntary and dependent term life insurance at group rates

Disability insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance available at group rates

Retirement

  • Public Employee’s Retirement Association (PERA) pension plan (employer/employee contributions)
  • Optional 457 deferred compensation plans for tax-deferred retirement savings

Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA)

Reimbursement account for health care and daycare expenses using pre-tax contributions

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Employee Assistance Program provides confidential counseling and referral services

Fitness

  • Free on-site fitness facilities; wellness program and fitness classes offered

Direct deposit (mandatory)

  • Payroll checks are automatically deposited into designated account(s) on payday

About these benefits

Benefits may differ based on union contracts for employees represented by a collective bargaining unit. This summary is for information only and is subject to change or revocation without notice. This summary does not constitute a contract or guarantee, express or implied.

Download the employee benefits summary (PDF)

Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone and email

Tammy Hoff
763-493-8160
Email Tammy Hoff

 
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