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Sandy City is committed to providing excellent benefits and a positive work environment where employees are encouraged to balance home and work life. Sandy provides numerous expressions of appreciation including quarterly employee luncheons, safety awards, awards for years of service, an employee bowling tournament, training opportunities and other departmental specific awards. These benefits and awards are reflective of Sandy City's organizational culture and commitment to employees.

Note: These benefits are available to full-time and part-time benefited employees.


Sandy City contributes into the Utah State Retirement System and/or into a 401(k) account for employees. Employees may also choose to participate in a 457, Roth IRA or Roth 401(k).

Health & Dental Insurance

The City provides each employee a benefits allowance that they can use to purchase medical and dental insurance. Employees can choose from two health plan options through PEHP and three dental plan options through Dental Select. The City may also deposit money into an HSA or HRA for employees as well.

Onsite Health Clinic

The City has a clinic located at City Hall where employees and their family members can receive quality medical care.

Life Insurance

Group term life insurance is provided for all benefitted employees. The amount of coverage is up to $50,000 depending on job classification and/or age.


Employees receive 12 days per year during years 1-7, increasing to 15 days per year during years 8-15, and 18 days per year at year 16. Vacation accrual is prorated for part-time employees.


Employees receive 13 paid holidays consisting of 2 days of personal leave. Holiday pay and personal leave is prorated for part-time employees.

Sick Leave

Employees receive 11 days per year to be used in case of sickness or disability. Sick leave accrual is prorated for part-time employees.

Long Term Disability Insurance

Coverage is available for employees. The amount of benefit is 66 2/3% of salary.

Wellness Program

The City offers a wellness program to help employees gain knowledge, skills and motivation to improve the quality of their lives and well-being. Employees have access to a cardio and weight room at City Hall and receive a free family membership to the Alta Canyon Sports Center and discounted golf passes to River Oaks Golf Course. Other benefits include health screenings, flu shots and partial reimbursements for gym membership fees, sporting and fitness program costs, and weight loss program sign-up fees.

Employee Assistance Program

A counseling and consultation service is provided to help employees and eligible family members with a wide range of personal issues.

Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts

Available to help employees save taxes on medical expenses and dependent care expenses.

Tuition Assistance Program

Full-time employees may receive tuition assistance for approved work related courses. Repayment of up to $1,500 per fiscal year.

Other Benefits

Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty Leave, Court Witness Leave, UTA Eco-Passes, and there are no social security deductions.

For a more detailed list or description of the Sandy City Employee Benefit Package, please contact the Human Resources Office.