What benefits does the Town offer?

The Town of Rutherfordton is a great place to work, offering an extensive benefits package including:

  • Membership in the Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System
  • NC 401(k) & 457 Deferred Compensation Plans (Town contributes 4% to general employees and 5% to sworn law enforcement)
  • Group Health Insurance that includes medical, vision and dental coverage
  • Life Insurance benefits (including Accidental Death and Dismemberment)
  • Employer paid annual leave
  • Employer paid sick leave
  • Employer paid holidays (12 Days Per Year)
  • Employer paid civil leave
  • Overtime pay, on call pay, and holiday premium pay
  • Employer paid longevity bonus
  • Employer paid career development educational assistance
  • Acceptance of qualified transferred sick leave from other NC governmental entities
  • Leave accrual rates based on approved aggregate years of NC government qualified service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Local Government Employees Federal Credit Union eligibility
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