are effective July 1, 2016, are based upon an 80 hour
pay period in a paid status, and are subject to change.
CLOTHING ALLOWANCE: Appointed employees may be eligible to
receive an annual clothing allowance, depending on the appointed agreement in
effect on July 1 of payment year. When eligible, clothing allowance is paid to
the employee at a prorated amount upon the completion of 6 months of continuous
service, and each July thereafter. Employees who separate from the Department
are required to reimburse a prorated amount for the remainder of that year.
EDUCATION INCENTIVE: Appointed employees possessing an Associate,
Bachelor, or Master degree from an accredited college or university may be
eligible to receive a designated amount per pay period based on the type of
degree obtained and the appointed agreement in effect on July 1 of payment year.
SPANISH PAY: Qualified employees may receive Spanish Pay
TAXES: State/City – Nevada has no state tax or city income tax.
Social Security – Employees
enrolled in PERS do not pay social security.
Medicare – Medicare
is deducted at the rate of 1.45%.
WORKING HOURS: Employees work 80
hours bi-weekly. Depending upon the area
of assignment, employees work an 8-hour, a 9-hour, a 10-hour, or a 12-hour
shift per day.
ANNUAL VACATION LEAVE: Employees begin accruing vacation leave
immediately at the following rates:
– 4 years of service: 4.62
hours per pay period (3 weeks per year)
– 9 years of service: 5.80
hours per pay period (3.75 weeks per year)
– 19 years of service: 6.15 hours per
pay period (4 weeks per year)
+ years of service: 7.68
hours per pay period (5 weeks per year)
leave may be used after 6 months of continuous service.
December 31st of each year, employees may carry over a portion of accrued
leave, based upon their years of service.
separating from the Department are eligible to cash out all accrued vacation if
they have completed six months of continuous service.
APPOINTED LEAVE: At the start of each calendar year (January 1st), appointed
employees receive 3 appointed leave days.
Employees must use these days by December 31 of the calendar year or
they will be forfeited. Employees must
have completed 6 months of continuous service to be eligible to use appointed
leave. Appointed leave must be taken as
full days, and has no cash-out value.
BEREAVEMENT LEAVE: Employees may take bereavement leave for
members of their immediate family. This
leave can be deducted from any available accrued leave.
BONUS LEAVE: If an employee uses 3 days or less of sick
leave, (including Family Leave), within an employment year, (the year beginning
with the date of hire), s/he will receive 3 shifts of bonus leave. The shifts will be based on his/her regular
work schedule at the time of accrual. There
is no maximum accrual amount. Employees separating from the Department are
eligible to cash out all accrued bonus leave.
HOLIDAYS: Employees receive
12 paid holidays per year. If the
holiday falls on a regular day off, the employee will receive one shift of
vacation leave accrual. If an appointed
employee leaves the Department before the completion of 6 months of service,
s/he will receive payment for any unused vacation that was accrued on the
holiday during their regular day off.
SICK LEAVE: Employees begin accruing sick leave
immediately at the rate of 4 hours per pay period (104 hours per year), with no
accrual limit. Sick leave may be used as
it is accrued. Employees must have two
years of continuous service before being eligible to receive a portion of their
sick leave balance upon separation from the Department.
INSURANCE: Employees are eligible for benefits on the
first month after 60 calendar days of employment. LVMPD pays 100% of the employee’s coverage
and a portion of family coverage. Deductions
are on a pre-tax basis. The plan
includes coverage for major medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental
ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (PEAP): PEAP is an LVMPD counseling and referral
service for employees and their families to help those who are experiencing
personal or job-related problems. This
service is provided at no cost to the employee.
RETIREMENT: Employees are members
of the State of Nevada Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) as an employer
paid agency. Employees are vested upon
completion of 5 years in the retirement system.
AND CAFETERIA PLANS: Various plans are available to employees,
Compensation (457b): Employees may elect
to make pre-tax contributions of their income into an approved deferred
compensation qualified plan.
Spending Accounts: Employees may elect
to make pre-tax contributions to a flexible spending account, to be used for
unreimbursed medical expenses and dependent day care expenses.
Insurance: Supplemental insurance
policies are also available, such as short and long term disability, cancer
insurance, and accident insurance. Deductions
for these policies are made on an after-tax basis.