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Fire Department
300 W. Davis

Conroe, Texas 77301

Business Hours
Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Phone: 936.522.3080

Benefits Summary

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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

Assignment Pay:

  • Administrative Assignment:  $300/month

Educational Incentive Pay:

  • Associate's Degree:  $70/month
  • Bachelor's Degree:  $125/month

Certification Pay:

  • Intermediate Firefighter Certificate:  $105/month
  • Advanced Firefighter Certificate:  $150/month
  • Master Firefighter Certificate:  $263/month

Employee Benefits:

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.