Employee Benefits

The following is a summary of benefits as of October 1; please see the official Policy and Procedures manual for the City of Stafford or contact Human Resources for a more complete description of each benefit. These benefits apply to all full-time personnel employed by the City of Stafford.

View City of Stafford's Summary of Benefits (PDF)

Medical Insurance

The City offers medical insurance to its full-time employees. Coverage begins the first day of the month following the date of hire.

Workers Compensation

Worker’s compensation will be paid in accordance with the Worker’s Compensation Act. Worker’s comp insurance is provided through Texas Municipal League. In addition to the benefits prescribed under the Worker’s Compensation Act, injured employees shall receive a salary supplement subject to specific provisions outlined in the personnel policies and procedures manual.


Full-time employees shall be members of the TMRS and shall participate in all benefits deriving therefrom. Beginning in 2005, the employee will contribute 7% of the employee's salary to the plan and the City matches the employee contribution 2 to 1. You must have 5 years of service to be vested in TMRS. You may retire at age 60 with 5 years of service or at any age with 20 years of service.

Time off


All full-time employees shall receive longevity, provided funds are appropriated by City Council. Presently, employees receive $4 per month, per year of service, after completing one year of service.

The City offers payroll direct deposit to all employees.