Great benefits

We offer generous benefits and competitive salaries.

Serving Communities. Building Careers.

Compensation and paid time off

We strive to pay competitive wages, and employees receive regular pay increases for stronger financial stability. We also offer a generous paid leave package that includes:

  • Vacation
  • Holidays 
  • Sick leave
  • Parental leave (twelve weeks paid)


Health insurance

The City offers eligible employees and their dependents medical insurance through Medica. You have a choice of five provider networks, allowing you to find the best option for you and your family.

Learn about our medical plan

HRA/VEBA spending account

The City contributes to an HRA/VEBA spending account for employees enrolled in the City's medical plan. You can use this account to pay for eligible health care expenses. 

Learn about HRA/VEBA and flexible spending accounts

Dental insurance

We pay 100% of the premiums for Delta Dental insurance for employees and their dependents.

Learn about our dental coverage

Retirement plans

City employees earn a pension. You also have choices for optional retirement savings programs.


We participate in the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA). You and the City both contribute a percentage of your pay to fund future benefits.

Deferred compensation

Employees may choose to participate in pretax or after-tax savings plans through the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS).

Additional benefits

We also provide employees with:

  • City-paid life insurance
  • Optional supplemental life insurance
  • Heath care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Subsidized transit passes
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health and wellness program
  • Learning and development opportunities

Contact us

Human Resources




City Hall
350 S. 5th St., Room 1
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m.  4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday