Employee Benefits

2024 Open Enrollment for City of Topeka employees

The City of Topeka provides a comprehensive benefit plan for employees and their families that ensure protection. These benefits encompass four key areas:

Health & Wellness

The City of Topeka is committed to offering a comprehensive and affordable array of benefits. The city is integrates wellness, consumerism and comprehensive coverage in our offerings to employees. Upon initial employment with the city, employees and their family can share in a progressive package of benefit programs which includes the following:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Plan Options
    • Prescription Drug Coverage
    • Vision
    • Dental
  • Kansas Retirement Pension (KP&F and KPERS)
  • Optional participation in cancer insurance
  • Optional participation in Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Optional participation in Flexible Spending Plans
  • Optional participation in Life Insurance
  • Optional participation in Short Term Disability
  • Tuition reimbursement for job-related training
  • Health and Wellness Center
    • On-site clinic
    • Fitness center

Work/Life Balance

Because the city believes in assisting employees in the creation of a work/life balance, we offer a strong employee assistance program, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, bereavement and personal leave.

Learning & Growth

The city focuses on the learning and professional growth of its employees. The primary focus is to provide learning programs that enhance the skills, job competencies, and improve performance and overall satisfaction for the City of Topeka’s workforce.

Financial Protection

City employees are eligible for:

  • Attractive service discounts
  • Credit union membership
  • Friendship Fund
  • Life insurance
  • Long term care
  • Military leave
  • Shared leave bank
  • Sick leave bank
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement planning/savings