Dental Insurance

We offer three dental plans to our employees. 

  • Florida Blue
  • MetLife Capital II
  • MetLife Universal II


Our Employee Assistance Program is available to all our               employees. This program offers a wide variety of services for all our employees' needs.

Holiday Pay

We offer 10 paid holidays per year. Please see the attached document (click here) for more detailed information and dates.

Life Insurance

We provide life insurance to all our employees at no cost to them.

Medical Insurance

The City offers competitive health benefits. There are three              comprehensive plans available through Florida Blue.                      Employees have both HMO and PPO options to choose from.

Sick Leave    

We offer a considerable amount of sick time. Employees qualify for paid sick leave, which will begin accruing at the date of hire. 

Student Loan Forgiveness

The City of Zephyrhills is a qualifying governmental agency for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)!

Under the U.S. Department of Education’s PSLF program, your student loan balance may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time with a governmental agency. Visit for more information.

Tuition Assistance

The City of Zephyrhills offers a tuition reimbursement program. This benefit is available to all full-time employees after one year of service.

Vacation Leave

We offer a generous amount of vacation time. Employees            accrue paid vacation time starting the date they are hired. 

Vision Insurance

We offer an affordable vision plan through VSP.

Voluntary Coverages             

The City offers many other benefit programs through different providers which employees may voluntarily choose. Additional benefits include but are not limited to: 

  • Aflac
  • Allstate
  • Transamerica
  • Valic


The City of Zephyrhills is a participating entity in the Florida           Retirement System (FRS). FRS offers employees the choice of     choosing between an Investment or a Pension plan. The City       contributes the majority of the required cost to each employees' retirement on a monthly basis. 

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