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Human Resources

Contact:

Lisa Cariker

Human Resources Director

hrdirector@palestine-tx.org

(903) 731-8421

Lauren Sandefer

Mike Phillips

Palestine City Hall

504 N. Queen Street
Palestine, TX 75801

Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Human Resources

Benefits

Type of Benefit Description Eligibility
Vacation 1-9 Years: 10 Days After 1 Year
Vacation 10-24 Years: 15 Days  
Vacation 25 or More Years: 20 Days  
Sick Leave 10 hours per month After 6 months
Holiday 11 paid holidays per year Immediately
Family Medical Leave Use of accrued time with or without pay After 12 months of service and 1250 hours worked in the preceding 12 months
Funeral Leave 3 paid days leave in case of the death in the immediate family Immediately
Health Insurance Blue Cross Blue Shield 30 days and first of the next month
Dental Insurance Met Life 30 days and first of the next month
Vision Insurance Met Life 30 days and first of the next month
Long Term Disability and Group Life Mutual of Omaha Immediately
TMRS Retirement 6% Investment with 2 to 1 match Life Insurance included Immediately
457 Plan  Nationwide.com Immediately
Section 125 - Flexible Spending Discovery Benefits Immediately
Health Savings Account Discovery Benefits 30 days and first of the next month
Longevity Pay $6.00 per month based on years of service with the City After one year
Tuition Reimbursement   After completion of the probationary period
Anytime Fitness Discounted Rate for Employees Immediately

 

Forms

Important Numbers & Links

Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Benefits
  • Lost Insurance Card
1-800-821-4795


Met Life - Dental Insurance
1-800-275-4638
Texas Municipal Retirement System
800-924-8677

American Fidelity Assurance Company
  • Voluntary Benefits
800-662-1113
Mutual of Omaha
800-655-5142

Texas Life Insurance Company
800-283-9233

Met Life - Vision Insurance
800-877-7195