Employee Benefits

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Benefits Eligibility

All full-time and part-time employees of the Town of Nashville are eligible for employee benefits as listed below.  Temporary/Seasonal employees are not eligible for benefits.

Group Insurance Plans

Medical Insurance and Prescription Drug Coverage are provided through our participation in the State Health Plan .

Dental Insurance is provided through MedCost Dental Insurance, while Vision Insurance is provided through VSP Vision Insurance.

Life Insurance is provided through Unum for all employees.  Dependent Life Insurance is also available. 

Teledoc

The   Teledoc Benefit    is  provided to employees and their dependents (even if not covered on our medical plan)  and provides 24/7 medical coverage at no cost to the employee.

Voluntary Benefits

We partner with Municipal Benefits, Inc. to offer voluntary benefits to our employees.  Plans include Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Cancer, Critical Illness, Accident, and Life Insurance. 

Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts are available for medical spending and dependent care.

Employee Assistance Program

EAP counseling  services are provided to employees and their dependents for confidential assistance in handling family issues, emotional, stress-related, drug and alcohol, and legal  problems.

Retirement

The Town of Nashville participates in the North Carolina Local Governmental Employee's Retirement System (LGERS)Law Enforcement and Fire Department personnel also have additional benefits under the pension system. 

401(k) supplemental retirement benefits are provided to all full-time employees with no employee contribution required.  The Town of Nashville contributes 3% of an employee's salary if they are a general employee and contributes 5% for law enforcement employees.

457(b) supplemental retirement benefits are also available for all employees.  The Town does not contribute to this plan on behalf of the employees. 

Tuition Assistance Program

Eligible employees may apply for reimbursement of  up to $1,000 per fiscal year  for costs of approved courses taken at an accredited college or institution  through the Town's Tuition Assistance Program. 

Local Government Federal Credit Union

All employees are eligible to join the Local Government Federal Credit Union.  Branches are located inside State Employees' Credit Union.  Scholarships are also available through LGFCU for its members. 

Corrections Enterprises

Employees of the Town of Nashville are also eligible to purchase products at Corrections Enterprises.  This no-cost benefit can provide hundreds of dollars in savings each year on the purchase of eyeglasses, printing, reupholstery, framing and matting, gift items, wood furniture, and metal products that are available at www.correctionenterprises.com.

Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays

All full-time and part-time employees earn vacation and sick leave in each payroll period.  Holiday leave is granted to all full-time and part-time employees for each holiday observed by the Town.  Shift employees receive holiday pay in addition to any hours worked on observed holidays.

 Personnel Policy

A full listing of benefits can be found in the Town of Nashville   Personnel Policy.