Employee Benefits

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Full cost paid for permanent, full-time employees and a significant portion of dependent coverage.


Life/AD&D Insurance

  • Two times the employee’s annual salary to a maximum of $250,000.



  • NC Local Government Employees’ Retirement System
    • Employee contributes 6% of your annual salary on a tax-deferred basis. TJCOG contributes a percentage of employees’ annual salary.
  • 401K Supplemental Retirement Plan
    • TJCOG contributes 5% of employees’ annual salary.


Flex Spending Account (FSA)

  • Allows employee to pay for eligible child/dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis.


Tuition Assistance

  • Reimbursement of eligible expenses up to a total of five hundred dollars ($500) per fiscal year.


Paid Holidays

          New Year's Day                               Labor Day

          Martin Luther King's Birthday            Veterans Day

          Good Friday                                    Thanksgiving Thursday & Friday

          Memorial Day                                  Christmas (two to three days)

          Independence Day


Vacation Leave Accrual

          Years of Service              Days Accrued Per Year

                  0 – 2                                         10

                  2 – 4                                         12

                  5 – 9                                         15

                  10 – 14                                     18

                  15 – 19                                     21

                  20+                                           24


Sick Leave

  • Accrued at a rate of one day per month of service or twelve days per year.


Best Workplaces for Commuters

  • Transit subsidy available
  • Options for teleworking and flexible work-week scheduling
  • Electric vehicle charging station onsite
  • Secure, weather protected bike parking
  • Onsite showers