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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

 

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.

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.

Holiday hours

We are closed December 26 and January 2.

Phone and email

763-493-8141
Fax: 763-493-8391
Email Human Resources

 
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