Employee Benefits

Equipment, Shift Assignments & Leave

  • 15 days military leave per year for annual military training
  • 33 days paid time off (PTO)
  • Permanent shift assignments
  • Take-home vehicle for Chesterfield County residents upon successful completion of basic academy
  • Uniform and equipment furnished

Training & Continuing Education

  • Career development program
  • Participation in the Position Readiness Education Program (PDF)
  • Regular (semi-annual) in-service and training at the Chesterfield County Public Safety Training Center
  • Tuition assistance reimbursement

Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Free accidental death and dismemberment policy to four times your salary
  • Free life insurance coverage to twice your salary
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Long-term disability program
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Short-term disability program provides 60% of your income after elimination period
  • Workers' Compensation Insurance

Retirement

  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Full retirement benefits through the Virginia Retirement System, Health and dental care available to retirees at the county group rate at 55 or older, with 15 years of full-time service
  • Law Enforcement Officers Supplement income through Virginia State Retirement Services with 20 years VRS service

Miscellaneous

  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employees' Federal Credit Union