300 W. Davis
Conroe, Texas 77301
The Pay/Benefits information listed below is accurate as of October, 2019.
Pay Scale: Download the 2019-2020 Pay Scale
- Probationary Firefighter (1-12 months): $4,893/month
- After 12 months: $5,064/month
- After 4 years: $5,614/month
- After 7 Years: $6,225/month
- Administrative Assignment: $300/month
Educational Incentive Pay:
- Associate's Degree: $70/month
- Bachelor's Degree: $125/month
- Intermediate Firefighter Certificate: $105/month
- Advanced Firefighter Certificate: $150/month
- Master Firefighter Certificate: $263/month
MEDICAL - Administered by Cigna Health Care. Upon meeting the deductible, benefits are paid at 80/20 for in-network services. Plan includes a prescription benefit. Choose between Kelsey Care and HSA.
DENTAL - Administered by Cigna Health Care, the plan is PPO. Preventative care is covered at 100%; basic care is covered at 80%; and major care is covered at 50%. There is also coverage for orthodontia.
VISION - Provides vision and eye health evaluation including, but not limited to, eye examination, dilation, refraction, and prescription for glasses, contacts in lieu of glasses, etc.
LIFE - The City provides a policy of 1 times an employee’s base salary. Supplemental insurance (based on age) is available for purchase. Coverage can be purchased on the employee’s dependents if the supplemental insurance is purchased.
LONG-TERM DISABILITY - The City provides a standard long-term disability policy for all full-time employees. Eligibility is the first of the month following 30 days of employment and has a 60% benefit after a 90 day elimination period.
PENSION - Employee contributes 13.25%, City 15%. Vesting at 20 years. 67 ½% benefit after 20 years and 50 years of age. Increase of $110/month for each year of service beyond 20. 10 year DROP option.
ROTH IRA - Allows you to build savings for retirement. Withdrawals are tax-free at retirement. Contributions are not tax-sheltered so withdrawals are available at any time.
457 - Deferred compensation plan available to supplement retirement income or to reduce taxable income. The employee chooses the investments. Contributions are not available until termination of employment.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT - Tax-sheltered deduction which provides reimbursement of allowed unreimbursed medical expenses, including deductibles, copays, glasses, etc. Also provides the same tax-sheltered benefit for a dependent care account.
VOLUNTARY INSURANCE PRODUCTS - Products include accident, cancer, universal life, medical bridge, and short-term disability, most of which can be purchased under the 125 program as tax-sheltered.
VACATION LEAVE -
- 0-2 Years - 12 Days
- After 2 Years - 15 Days
- After 10 Years - 20 Days
SICK LEAVE - Accrued at the rate of 10 hours per month with the first month of employment. Supervisors may require a doctor’s excuse for absences longer than 3 days or in the case of excessive absences.
HOLIDAYS - Twelve days per year to include: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and a floating holiday designated for September 11.