Personnel Manual


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Police Officer

Responsibilites: Under general supervision; performs public safety services within the City’s Police Department including patrol,

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The City of Nogales offers a benefits package for all full-time employees.  Benefits include the following:

For more detailed information please review City of Nogales Personnel Manual

Retirement Systems

The City of Nogales offers retirement benefits through the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and /or the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS). The ASRS deduction is 12.04%. The PSPRS deduction is 11.65%.

  • Arizona State Retirement System : For more than 50 years, the Arizona State Retirement System has provided retirement security to Arizona’s public servants, including teachers, municipal workers, and other government employees. The ASRS proudly serves more than a half-million members, including more than 100,000 retired members.
  • Public Safety Personnel Retirement System: The Public Safety Personnel Retirement System is a special retirement system created by the State Legislature for certain full-time certified peace officers and full-time firefighters in the state of Arizona. The System provides a uniform, consistent and equitable statewide retirement program to the public safety personnel who are regularly assigned to the hazardous duty of the type expected of peace officers or firefighters. The System is designed to meet the special needs of personnel engaged in hazardous duty situations.
Health Insurance

Employee Benefits Guide

EMPLOYEE BENEFIT TRUST – Chairman Marcel Bachelier, Jorge Maldonado, Bill Stout, Sharon Urman, JB Manson

The City of Nogales offers employees and their eligible dependents a health insurance plan through the City of Nogales Employee Benefit Trust Plan. The plan is administered by Summit Administrators .

The plan includes medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage.  Coverage is effective on the first day of the month following the first day of employment.  A percentage of the premiums are subsidized by the City.

My Wellbeing

The City of Nogales Employee Benefit Trust and Wellness Program Committee recognize how important it is for employees to be healthy as well as offering opportunities and resources to make a difference in their wellbeing.  Our wellness program helps employees identify potential health risks and provides resources and the tools necessary to help improve and reach health goals.  This program focuses on the wellbeing of our most valuable asset – our workforce.

Bravo Program Guide

Bravo Program Guide – Spanish

Employee Assistance Program

The City offers employee assistance counseling services free of charge to employees and their families. Contact Alliance Counseling Center at 520-281-0009 to schedule an appointment.

Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

The City provides a $50,000 life insurance policy and a matching accidental death and dismemberment insurance amount for every qualified employee at no cost to the employee.  This coverage is effective on the first day of the month following the first day of employment. Supplemental and dependent life insurance is available.

Industrial or Workers Compensation Insurance

All City employees are covered by Workers Compensation Insurance through Arizona Municipal Risk Retention Pool (AMRRP).


The City allows time-off with pay for ten (10) observed holidays and one floating holiday. Observed holidays include New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day following Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Vacation Leave

During years 1-4 of employment, employees earn 12 days per year.  During years 5-9, employees earn 15 days per year, during years ten and above, employees earn 20 days per year.

Sick Leave

Each employee accrues 96 hours of sick leave each year, which may be used as it becomes available.

Administrative Leave

FLSA exempt-status employees may receive a maximum of eight (8) hours per pay period of administrative leave.

Bereavement Leave

Bereavement leave is available to employees for the death of an immediate family member.  A full-time employee may be granted three (3) days of bereavement leave (if out-of-state travel is required, five (5) days may be granted).

Jury Duty, Military Leave, Family Medical Leave

The City follows all federal and state laws and grants leave for jury duty, military leave, and family medical leave.

Donation of Hours

The City allows for employees to transfer accrued sick and vacation leave to another employee for an emergency medical situation, if eligible.

Deferred Compensation Plans

Employees may elect to defer an amount or percentage of income into this plan, as limited by IRS rules, through Nationwide or AXA-Equitable.

Tuition Reimbursement

Full-time employees that have completed three years of service may be eligible for tuition reimbursement based on approval by the City Manager and available funds.  Reimbursement is provided after submission of grade transcripts and receipts for a maximum of $4,000 per fiscal year.

Union collective bargaining agreements with the City of Nogales:

Communications Workers of America
International Association of Firefighters
Nogales Police Officers Association