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Employee Benefits

The City of Federal Way offers regular full-time and part-time employees a generous benefits package. Benefits include: 
  • Two mandatory retirement plans - a 401(a) social security replacement plan and the Washington State Retirement System PERS / LEOFF plan
  • Employer-paid medical insurance for employee* with a choice of two different medical plans: Kaiser Permanente Access PPO and Kaiser Permanente HMO 
  • 90% employer-paid medical insurance for employee’s spouse / domestic partner and dependents*
  • Employer-paid dental and vision insurance for employees and employees' spouses / domestic partners and dependents
  • Employer-paid life insurance plus long-term disability insurance
  • Optional flexible spending account for pre-tax reimbursement of eligible health care and day care expenses
  • Paid vacation leave* of eight hours per month, increasing to 11 hours per month after five years of service 
  • Sick leave* of eight hours per month
  • 12 paid holidays per year including two floating holidays 
  • Funeral leave of up to 24 hours* for a death in the employee’s immediate family 
  • Optional deferred compensation plan 
  • Federal Way Community Center Membership for a reduced fee   

 *Benefits are prorated for part-time employees