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Compensation and Benefits

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Compensation and Benefits 

Among the benefits of a career with the City of Goodyear is the excellent opportunity to grow professionally in a forward-thinking environment fostering teamwork and focusing on customer service.  Here you will find a commitment to provide balance to your working and personal life, and salary and benefits that are competitive with those at private sector organizations.


  • Competitive salaries
  • Vacation: 14 days per year; increasing after five years
  • Sick Leave: 12 days per year
  • Holidays: 11 paid holidays per year, including one floating holiday
  • Health Insurance: Available at a group rate
  • Dental Insurance:  City-paid HMO dental coverage for employees and dependents; PPO dental plan available at a group rate
  • Vision Insurance: available at a group rate
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Health Care and Dependent Care accounts available
  • Life Insurance: City-paid insurance valued at twice the annual salary ($300,000 maximum); additional life insurance for self and/or dependent is available at employee cost
  • Short Term Disability: City-paid coverage
  • Retirement: Arizona State Retirement System for non-sworn personnel and Public Safety Personnel Retirement System for sworn Police and Fire personnel.  These are defined benefit plans – mandatory city contribution and employee contribution.
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan Options: ICMA and Nationwide
  • Wellness Program featuring an Onsite Employee Wellness Clinic
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program: Up to five sessions available per situation at no cost to the employee