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.

Direct Deposit