Competitive Salary

The City offers competitive salaries and all new employees are subject to a one (1) year probationary period.

Merit increases are based on the successful results of a performance evaluation. The City’s current salary schedule and correspondence step increases is as follows:

  • Step A to B = 5%
  • Step B to C = 5%
  • Step C to D = 2.5%
  • Step D to E = 2.5%
  • Step E to F = 2.5%
  • Step F to G = 2.5%
Health Insurance
Medical, Dental and Vision coverage is provided by the City of Rancho Mirage for employees and their eligible dependents.

In addition, the City provides health reimbursements of medical, dental and vision expenditures for employee and their enrolled dependents. Up to $3,000 for single employees with no dependents and $6,000 for employees with one or more dependents.

City Holidays
Employees receive eleven (11) paid City holidays plus two (2) paid floating holidays annually
Minimum two weeks annual paid vacation with higher increments at 2, 6 and 12 years
Sick Leave
12 days per year
Bereavement Leave
Three days for death of immediate family members

Tier 1 – 2.5% @ 55  for employees hired prior to 7/13/12 (Employee pays 8%)

Tier 2 – 2.0% @ 60 for CalPERS “Classic” members hired after 7/14/12 (Employee pays 7%)

Tier 3 – 2.0% @ 62 for new CalPERS members (Employee pays 6.25%)

*The City does not participate in Social Security.

Life Insurance – City paid life insurance policy of $75,000

Disability Group Insurance – City paid short and long-term insurance

Option 9/80 program

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage – City Paid

Voluntary Deferred Compensation Program/$50 per pay period City match

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Employee Assistance Program (“EAP”)  – City Paid