The City of Dover offers a comprehensive benefits program to its employees. Benefit eligibility is determined by the number of hours worked per week. Not all benefits are paid entirely by the employer; some have a cost share and others are available at the employees cost. Specifics regarding benefits are outlined in each of the Collective Bargaining Agreements and/or the Merit Plan, which you will find under the Labor Relations & Compensation Page.

Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Disability 
  • Retirement 
  • Paid Leave 

The City of Dover observes the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Civil Rights / Martin Luther King Day 
  • President’s Day 
  • Memorial Day 
  • Independence Day 
  • Labor Day 
  • Indigenous People’s Day
  • Veteran’s Day 
  • Thanksgiving Day 
  • Day after Thanksgiving Day 
  • Christmas Day