A temporary employee is someone who is hired:
- For a specific period of time.
- To accomplish a specific assignment.
- To fill a vacancy during the recruitment process.
- To provide vacation relief.
- On an as-needed basis.
An employee may be classified as a temporary employee regardless of the number of hours of work required for the particular position.
A temporary employee may work a standard or non-standard workweek. A temporary employee will be terminated, reclassified or extended at the end of his/her assignment.
Temporary employees are offered:
Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA)
This federally required retirement plan is administered through the Social Security Administration and requires all employees to contribute 7.65% of their gross salary; the city is required to contribute an additional 7.65% as an employer match.
This plan provides retirement, survivor, disability and health insurance benefits.