Compensation, Benefits and Wellness

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Compensation

The City of Albany is committed to maintaining salary levels that are internally equitable, externally competitive, and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

The City of Albany administers a classification and pay system whereby each employee is placed in the job classification which accurately reflects their responsibilities and is paid within the established pay range for his/her job.  The pay range assigned to each job classification is based on the internal job evaluation system and analysis of market salary data. Individual pay rates are determined by factors such as qualifications, length of service and job performance.

All employees are compensated fairly regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.

Benefits

The Office of Human Resources will take a leadership role and provide service by promoting the concept that employees are the City’s most valuable resource and will be treated as such.

The Office of Human Resources will act as catalysts enabling all City of Albany employees to contribute at optimum levels towards the success of City operations. In addition to a competitive salary, the City offers a generous benefits package that includes the following:

  1. Health Plan

    The City’s Public Employees Group Health Plan consists of healthcare and dental benefits. Vision, short and long term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, flexible spending accounts and employee life and dependent life insurances are also available. Full-time employees are eligible for insurance on the first day of the month following 30 days of employment.

  2. Retirement Plan

    An employee must be employed with the City of Albany for ten (10) years before they become vested.

  3. Deferred Compensation

    Employees are eligible to contribute to deferred compensation plans offered by ACCG Retirement Services. The City matches a percentage of employee contributions.  Tax sheltered plans are available that enable employees to provide for greater retirement security. Fund programs are available in both a 457 plan and an IRA Roth account.

  4. Credit Union

    Employees are eligible to become members of the Artesian City Federal Credit Union.

Wellness

The City of Albany offers a voluntary wellness program of formal and informal activities designed to improve the health and well-being of all employees and reduce or eliminate health issues affecting employee health and work productivity.  GoPivot is the program administrator.

The Wellness + Rewards Program seeks to raise awareness of positive healthy behaviors by offering points for the completion of health-related activities that can be redeemed for various gift items in an online mall. 

To access the City's Wellness + Rewards website, navigate to www.coawellness.com. Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.

 

Contact Us 

Nicole H. Bush, SHRM-CP
Manager, Compensation, Benefits & Wellness
(229) 302-1542
nbush@albanyga.gov

Edythe Gilbert
HR Generalist Sr.
(229) 302-1549
egilbert@albanyga.gov