Employee Benefits

Employer-Provided Benefits

The City of Rome provides the following benefits to benefit-eligible employees:

  • Basic Employee Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance for eligible spouse and dependent(s)
  • City pays 25% of Long Term Disability (LTD) premium
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (with employer match in 401(a))
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Sick Pay
  • Comp Time
  • Educational Assistant Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Program
  • Near-site Wellness Center for all employees, regardless of insurance coverage status, as well as spouses and dependents over age 2 who are covered on the City's health insurance plan.

Observed Holidays

The following holidays are designated as official holidays for City employees. With the exception of 24-hour operations, all offices and departments will be closed in observance of these holidays. 

Note: Juneteenth was added as an official City holiday in 2021, with the first observance effective June 2022.

  1. 2024 Holiday Schedule
  2. 2023 Holiday Schedule
Holiday Date Observed
New Year's Day (January 1) Monday, January 1, 2024
Martin Luther King Day (Third Monday in January) Monday, January 15, 2024
Good Friday Friday, March 29, 2024
Memorial Day (Last Monday in May) Monday, May 27, 2024
Juneteenth (June 19) Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Independence Day (July 4) Thursday, July 4, 2024
Labor Day (First Monday in September) Monday, September 2, 2024
Veteran's Day (November 11) Friday, November 11, 2024
Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November) Thursday, November 28, 2024
Christmas Eve (December 24) Tuesday, December 24, 2024
Christmas Day (December 25) Wednesday, December 25, 2024
New Year's Day/2025 Wednesday, January 1, 2025