City of Duncanville Employee Benefits


The City of Duncanville observes the following as paid holidays for full-time employees:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving (2 days)
  • Christmas (2 days)

Full-time employees also receive a paid holiday each year for their birthday.

There are more specific compensation and benefits policies that apply to the Police and Fire Departments, see below.


Full-time employees accrue vacation as follows:

Hire 6.66 hours per month 15 hours per month Fire Dept. 24-hr shift
4 years 10.0 hours per month
9 years 13.32 hours per month 20 hours per month Fire Dept. 24-hr shift

Bonus Vacation

Full-time employees receive four extra days of vacation if they do not use sick leave during their anniversary year. They receive two extra days of vacation if they use eight or less hours of sick leave during the anniversary year.

Sick Leave

Full-time employees earn twelve days of paid sick leave per year at the rate of one day per month. 15 hours per month for Fire Department 24-hr shift.

Emergency Leave

Full-time employees are eligible to use up to five working days per calendar year for serious or unexpected illness or death in the immediate family.

Medical Insurance

The City provides medical insurance coverage for all full-time employees. Dependent coverage is available at cost through payroll deductions. Coverage becomes effective on the first day of the calendar month following thirty consecutive days of employment.

Life Insurance

The City provides a life insurance policy for all full-time employees equal to one times their annual salary rounded to the next $1000.

Optional Benefits

  • Direct Deposit
  • AD&D Insurance (Accidental Death & Dismemberment)
  • Additional Employee Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Daycare and Health)
  • ICMA-457 plan (Deferred Compensation)
  • Roth IRA


The City is a member of Social Security and the Texas Municipal Retirement System. The City matches social security 1:1 and TMRS 2:1. The employee contribution rate for TMRS is 7%.

Pay at a glance:

  • Competitive base pay
  • Longevity Pay
  • Certificate Pay
  • Bilingual Pay