Employee Benefits


The City of Tomball offers benefits for regular, full-time employees. These benefits are designed to offer protection and security for the present and future.

Health Insurance

Health insurance is offered to all full-time employees and eligible dependents. Blue Cross Blue Shield provides medical coverage, and employees can choose coverage through a PPO or an HSA plan. Dental coverage is provided by Aetna and vision coverage is provided by Superior Vision. Workers' compensation covers all employees for injuries sustained on the job.

Life Insurance

The City of Tomball provides full-time employees with life insurance through Cigna. The City provides employees with a Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance benefit equal to one year of the employee's base annual earnings, up to $150,000, at no cost to the employee.

Employees may purchase supplemental life and/or supplemental AD&D insurance up to seven times their salary or a maximum of $500,000. With the purchase of supplemental life insurance, employees may also purchase voluntary supplemental policies for a spouse and/or child(ren). The spouse coverage may not exceed the employee's voluntary policy and the child policy is for either $5,000 or $10,000.

Prices are based on the employee's age and/or their spouse.

Long-Term Disability

The City of Tomball provides Long-Term disability through Cigna for all full-time employees and is paid in full by the City.

Flexible Spending Account

The City of Tomball offers all full-time employees a Flexible Spending Account (FSA). This FSA allows the employee to set aside a portion of each paycheck to cover unreimbursed medical expenses on a pre-tax basis, up to $2,500 per year.

Employees can also set aside a portion of each paycheck on a pre-tax basis for eligible child care and dependent care expenses up to $5,200 per year.


The City of Tomball participates in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). Employees contribute 7% of their pre-taxed earnings to their personal TMRS account. Upon retirement, the City of Tomball will match the employee's contribution two to one.

Deferred Compensation

The City of Tomball offers an optional 457 deferred compensation plan through ICMA-RC to supplement the TMRS pension plan. Employees can contribute a portion of their pre-taxed earnings to their ICMA accounts. Employees also have the option of contributing to a Roth IRA through ICMA-RC.


All full-time employees will receive $5 per month for each month worked, payable in a lump sum at the end of each calendar year.

Tuition Reimbursement

The City of Tomball provides educational assistance to its employees for additional job-related educational development.


Employees are furnished with uniforms if required to wear uniforms in the position for which they were hired. Employees will receive their uniforms according to each departmental policy.


Less than five years of service: 10 days per year
Five years through eleven years of service: 15 days per year
Twelve years through 19 years of service: 20 days per year
Twenty years of service: 21 days per year
Twenty-one years of service: 22 days per year
Twenty-two years of service: 23 days per year
Twenty-three years of service: 24 days per year
Twenty-four or more years of service: 25 days per year

Sick Leave

Full-time employees earn ten days of sick leave per year.


Full-time employees receive ten paid holidays per year.

Personal Days

Full-time employees receive two paid personal days per year.