Full-time City employees receive a competitive package of wages and benefits. Most employees are covered by the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) or the Police and Fire Disability and Pension Fund. Part-time and Volunteer Fire-EMS employees are not eligible for any benefits other than those required by applicable state and/or federal laws with the exception of the wellness program and Recreation Center membership.

The benefit details provided on this website are for informational purposes only and provide a general overview of some of the current benefits for eligible employees. Seasonal and temporary part-time employees are not eligible for benefits.

Please note, benefits included here may differ from Union contract language applicable to certain City positions. Language in the contracts is controlling.

  • City group medical and prescription insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid holidays and personal days
  • Sick leave
  • Vacation leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Longevity pay
  • Retirement pick up
  • Deferred compensation
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee wellness program
  • Recreation Center membership

Group Health and Prescription Insurance
Employee contribution is required for participation in group medical and prescription insurance. The City provides a PPO plan, a Christ Network Plan and a TriHealth/St. Elizabeth Network Plan.

Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to their collective bargaining agreements for provisions applicable to their specific situation.

Dental and Vision Insurance
While there is no City contribution towards the cost of coverage for dental and vision insurance, a group arrangement with Principal Insurance has been established to offer comprehensive dental and vision care at a competitive rate.

The City provides members of the AFSCME union dental, vision, and optical insurance through Ohio AFSCME Care Plan as described in the current AFSCME contract.

Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to their collective bargaining agreements for provisions applicable to their specific situation.

Life Insurance
The City provides basic term life as administered by The Standard Insurance Company to all full time employees at no cost. The value of the life insurance is $20,000 for all employees. Eligible Police Department employees receive insurance equal to one year’s base salary.

Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to their collective bargaining agreements for provisions applicable to their specific situation.

Paid Holidays and Personal Days
Eligible full-time employees receive the following paid holidays: New Year’s Day, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.

The City Manager is authorized to designate alternative days to observe those holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday. In addition, an employee’s birthday is deemed a holiday for which the employee is credited with a personal day to be used in the same calendar year.

Employees represented by a bargaining unit are paid for holidays in accordance with their respective collective bargaining agreement.

Personal Days
Eligible non-union, full-time employees are eligible to take three personal days during each calendar year.

Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to their collective bargaining agreements for provisions that may be applicable to their specific situation.

Sick Leave
Each full-time employee shall be credited with 10 hours of sick leave per calendar month of service, up to a maximum of 120 hours per year.

Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to their collective bargaining agreements for provisions that may be applicable to their specific situation.

Vacation Leave
The vacation year runs from January 1 to December 31. Vacation benefits are based on full time continuous service.

Full-time employees with continuous service to the City are eligible for paid vacation benefits according to the following schedule:

YEARS OF CONTINUOUS SERVICE NUMBER OF VACATION DAYS
Less than 1 year Contingent upon starting date
1-5 years 10 days
6 yrs. 11 days
7 yrs. 12 days
8 yrs. 13 days
9 yrs. 14 days
10 yrs. 15 days
11 yrs. 16 days
12 yrs. 17 days
13 yrs. 18 days
14 yrs. 19 days
15 yrs. 20 days
16 yrs. 21 days
17 yrs. 22 days
18 yrs. 23 days
19 yrs. 24 days
20 years TO RETIREMENT 25 days

New or rehired full-time employees starting employment with the City between January 1 and June 30 are entitled to five days of vacation in the starting year and ten days of vacation in the following calendar year. New or rehired full-time employees starting employment with the City after June 30 will not be entitled to vacation in the starting year, but will be entitled to ten days of vacation in the following calendar year.

Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to their collective bargaining agreements for provisions applicable to their specific situation.

Bereavement Leave
In the event of a death in an employee’s family, full time employees may use up to three paid sick leave or vacations days or compensatory time. For purposes of this policy, “family” means spouse and grandmother, grandfather, mother, father, step mother, step father, sister, brother, sister in law, brother in law, child, or grandchild of the employee or the employee’s spouse. In addition, the employee will be granted one day which will not be deducted from his or her sick leave balance.

Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to their collective bargaining agreements for provisions that may be applicable to their specific situation.

Longevity Pay
At the discretion of the City Manager, and upon evidence of merit, each regular, full time employee in the City service with three or more years of full time continuous service shall be eligible for longevity pay. Longevity pay begins on completion of the 4th year of full time service.

Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to their collective bargaining agreements for provisions that may be applicable to their specific situation.

Retirement Pick Up
For eligible full time employees who are covered by the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), the City of Wyoming will pay on the employee’s behalf, a maximum of 10% of the statutorily required employee contribution to OPERS. Additional information about the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System may be found at www.opers.org.

Eligible Police Department personnel contribute to the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund (OP&F). Additional information about the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund may be found at www.op-f.org.

Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to their collective bargaining agreements for provisions that may be applicable to their specific situation.

Deferred Compensation
Deferred compensation plans can provide you a tax sheltered, supplemental retirement plan, and flexible investment program. Contributions to these accounts are completely voluntary and there is no City match. The City offers four programs through which employees may choose to set aside a portion of their income for retirement: ICMA, Ohio Deferred Compensation, AXA Advisors, and FTJ. These programs allow employees to invest part of their income on a tax-deferred basis within the limits specified by federal law.

Employee Assistance Program
Employees and their eligible family members have access to free, confidential, professional counseling services through the City’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Mercy Health. The program offers assistance, counseling and/or referral for a variety of issues that affect employees and their family members.

Employee Wellness Program
Employees may participate in a voluntary Employee Wellness Program through Mercy Heath. The program provides activities which can equate to points earned towards wellness paid time off as well as provides resources on various topics.

Recreation Center Membership
Eligible full time employees are entitled to a free membership for all recreational facilities for themselves and members of their immediate household (only applies to individuals that reside permanently in the home of the employee). Employees are entitled to a 25% discount on recreation programs and rentals for themselves and members of their immediate household.

Benefit Disclaimer:
These benefit details are for information purposes only and provide a general overview of some of the current benefits for eligible employees. Benefits included here may differ from Union contract language applicable to certain City positions. Language in Union contracts is controlling. This material should only be used as a reference. All benefits are subject to modification or elimination.

Human Resources Department Staff
Karen Zeilman, Director of Administration
513.842.1351