Employee Benefits

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What Do We Offer?

We care about you and your family. Without health, employees do not bring the best version of themselves to the workplace. The City of Charlottesville invests in its people by offering a competitive compensation package with several insurance options and retirement options. The City observes 12 holidays plus one floating day, along with many rewards for its people.

How Our Benefits Work for You

Our benefits can be tailored to meet your needs.

We care about your health.

  • CityFit Wellness Program
    This program offers everything from monthly on-site nurse visits, to WeightWatchers reimbursement, to yearly flu shots. There are also City athletic teams, yoga and Zumba classes, and even fitness event and bike reimbursements offered.
  • Optima Employee Assistance Program
    Free and confidential services for employees and direct family members. View Optima EAP Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Aetna Medical & Prescription Offerings
    Use this chart to compare plans.
  • Delta Dental Coverage
    View the plan summary.
  • MetLife Vision Coverage
    View the plan summary.


We invest in your future.

  • Defined Benefit or Defined Contribution (401a) option
  • FSA options
  • 457 Deferred Compensation plan
  • Tuition Assistance available


We cultivate our employees.

Continued learning is encouraged and training opportunities are regularly offered within the City. Employees can explore everything from leadership skills to their personality types. 

*Compensation packages are prorated for employees who are not regular full-time. This is a summary of benefits offered to regular full-time City employees.