Benefits Overview

Benefits with the City of Springfield include, but are not limited to: 


75% City subsidized


Available to employees working
20+ hours per week

Paid Vacation  

Earned vacation time can be taken after 6 months of service. (Earned time accrues June 1 to June 1 to be used during calendar year January to December.)

Paid Holidays


Paid Sick Time

Full time immediately eligible to accrue 1 1/4 days per month which can be taken after 6 months of service.  20 hours a week or more pro-rated.  Unused sick days can roll into subsequent calendar years indefinitely.  Supplemental coverage available at employee cost.

Paid Personal Days

Use up to 3 of your accrued sick days as personal days.  Personal days cannot be rolled over into the next calendar year.

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

A means for eligible employees to balance work and family responsibilities by taking unpaid leave for certain reasons

Employee Assistance Programs

Free, confidential and personal assistance to employees and their families to resolve  problems that affect their personal lives and job performance


On-the-job and instructor led courses available

Direct Deposit

Fast, Easy, Convenient!

Employee Benefits Department

36 Court St., Room 18

Springfield, MA  01103

Office:  (413) 787 - 6055

Fax:  (413) 787 - 6010




Page last updated:  Friday, April 7, 2023 12:47 pm