Department of Personnel and Civil Service Commission
Benefits

City of Pittsburgh Employee Benefits

To attract and maintain quality employees, the City of Pittsburgh offers a competitive benefits package. These benefits include but are not limited to the following:

MEDICAL COVERAGE

The City of Pittsburgh is dedicated to providing eligible employees and their families with affordable quality benefit options designed to meet the needs of today’s families. Medical benefits begin the first of the month following the date of hire unless otherwise stated in a union member’s collective bargaining agreement.

DENTAL COVERAGE

Eligible employees may participate in the City of Pittsburgh’s dental program. If elected at time of hire, coverage will begin 90 days following the date of hire unless otherwise stated in a union member’s collective bargaining agreement.

VISION COVERAGE

Eligible employees may participate in the City of Pittsburgh’s vision program. If elected at time of hire, coverage will begin 90 days following the date of hire unless otherwise stated in a union member’s collective bargaining agreement.

CityFit WELLNESS AT WORK

The CityFit Wellness at work program offers employees and their families opportunities to better understand their health through biometric screenings, lunch and learns, annual wellness fairs, and a number of program offerings throughout the year.

LIFE & ACCIDENTAL DEATH AND DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE (AD&D)

The City of Pittsburgh provides eligible employees with basic and life and AD&D insurance. Options for supplemental life are available.

SHORT TERM/LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE (STD/LTD)

Eligible employees will be enrolled in the City of Pittsburgh’s STD/LTD Plan and be given an option to buy-up to an enhanced plan.

RETIREMENT PENSION

Eligible employees are enrolled in the City of Pittsburgh Municipal, Police, or Fire Pension Plan.

457 DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

The City of Pittsburgh offers eligible employees the opportunity to defer compensation on a pre-tax basis into a governmental 457 Plan.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT (FSA)

Employees of the City of Pittsburgh that have health care benefits are eligible to enroll in the City’s Flexible Spending Account Program. This annual program allows an employee to set aside funds for medical expenses on a pre-tax basis.

VOLUNTARY BENEFITS

The City of Pittsburgh offers a variety of voluntary benefits including AFLAC, Legal Services, Identity Theft Shield, and Pet Insurance.

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM

Tuition reimbursement is offered to eligible employees of the City of Pittsburgh. In addition, the City partners with numerous area universities to provide special tuition discounts. Tuition Discounts

TRANSPORTATION FRINGE BENEFIT PROGRAM

This benefit is offered to help employees lower taxes on income used to pay for public transportation (bus passes) and parking fees.


Please contact the Benefits Office at 412-255-2532 with any questions.

 

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