Who we are: The Compensation and Benefits Division is an activity under the Employee Services Department of the City of Jacksonville.

What we do: Our office is responsible for the development, procurement, administration and servicing of all city employees, retirees and eligible dependents' benefits programs. We also provide the same services for constitutional offices and some outside agencies.

Programs provided include: health insurance, Tricare supplement, employee and dependent life insurance, dental and vision plans, COBRA, a flexible spending account (FSA) (covering medical reimbursement, elder and child care, transportation and pre-taxed parking), an employees assistance program (EAP), OBRA, a 401(a) defined contribution plan and a 457(b) deferred compensation plan. We also provide new hire benefits overview sessions, pre-retirement seminars and a wellness program that provides blood drives, free flu shots, discounted gym membership and 'Lunch and Learn' programs to city employees and retirees.

Please see our benefits line-up below.

Where we are located: 117 West Duval St., 1st. Floor, Suite 150, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Hours of service: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Main Number: (904) 630-1314 - Fax Number: (904) 630-1294

If you have questions, please refer to the office staff and provider contacts or e-mail us at: benefits@coj.net.

Robert E. Parr, CLU, RHU, HIA, REBC
Chief of Compensation and Benefits
117 W. Duval Street , Suite 150
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
(904) 630-1314
Email : RParr@coj.net


2017 Benefits Plan

2017 Eligibility Guidelines and Required Documents 

For New Hires: 

WELCOME TO THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE! Before you enroll, please review the following benefits information: 

2017 Florida Blue Health Insurance*

Effective August 1, 2017 New
Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) Florida Blue’s Pharmacy Benefit Manage
r and Walgreens have formed a strategic alliance. There are some pharmacy changes going into effect in August 2017 that will have some small effect on members.
For more information click the link below: Effective June 1, 2017:  The City of Jacksonville is pleased to announce effective June 1, 2017  Medically Necessary Bariatric Surgeries will be covered under all plans offered to covered health plan members.  The surgery must be pre-certified and approved. If pre-certification is not received or the request is denied, the surgery will not be covered and the full cost will be the members responsibility. Please take a moment to click here to review the coverage guidelines
Effective May 1, 2017:  BORLAND-GROOVER CLINIC is now accepting Florida Blue patients to include all City of Jacksonville Florida Blue Health Plans

2017 DELTA Dental Plans*

2017 EyeMed Vision Plans*

*Rates are based on the Bargaining Unions/Units.  Not all part-time employees are elibigble for benefits.  It will depend on the Bargaining Unit/Occupational Code which is determined by the City of Jacksonville's Employee Services Department.

2017 Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Medical, Dependent Care and Qualified Transportation provided by WageWorks 

If you have the Wage Works Medical Spending Account, click here to review the process on how to set-up your online account access and to view/check claims, order additional cards, upload receipts, account balance, view eligible and non-eligible services and much more...

2017 TriCare Supplemental Plan - for MILITARY ONLY 



2017 Health Advocates Solutions 


2017 Health Insurance rates for External Agencies

2017 COBRA/HIPAA Mandated Benefits 

Effective July 1, 2017 New          
is the new provider that took over the COBRA administration for the City of Jacksonville. If you have any questions about your rights to COBRA continuation coverage, please contact TASC Customer Care by phone at (800) 422 4661, or by e-mail at COBRAService@tasconline.com
Customer service hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

2017 Market Place Information

2017 The Standard Life Insurance Company

2017 Life Insurance Beneficiary Forms

2017 EMPOWER Retirement
Deferred Compensation Program

2017 Retiree Information

2017 Wellness Information

Bailey's Gym and Fitness Centers

Note:  You must have Adobe Reader XI installed in your computer to open the form. If you don't have it, you can download it here.   All forms must be completed by a COJ employee or retiree and email it to benefits@coj.net


Past Year's Benefit Information