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Personnel Department

Employee Benefits

City employees may be eligible to participate in a benefits program including holidays, vacations, savings and retirement plans, health programs and other benefits.

Benefits may change due to employer-employee contract negotiations.

Employee benefits are administered by the Risk Management Department, Employee Benefits Office. For more information about the employee benefits plans, please visit Employee Benefits Resources.

Retirement benefits vary by hire date. For those hired before July 20, 2012, please visit the San Diego City Employees Retirement System (SDCERS) website for defined benefits plans.

For questions or concerns, see the Frequently Asked Questions, call (619) 236-6400 or email