Who we are: The Compensation and Benefits office 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 for all city employees, retirees and eligible dependents' benefits programs. We also provide the same services for constitutional offices and some outside agencies.

Programs provided are: 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 pre-retirement seminars, and our wellness program provides blood drives, free flu shots, a 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 contact information below, or e-mail us at:

Robert E. Parr, CLU, RHU, HIA, REBC
Chief of Compensation and Benefits
117 W. Duval Street , Suite 150
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
(904) 630-7583
Email :



Benefit Announcements


NEW HIRE Online Enrollment

2015 Benefit Information -

You should have received by now by way of email your 2015 Enrollment information letter along with your City of Jacksonville Benefit Guide booklet. 
Please take the time to look everything over prior
to enrollment
If you have not received your information, please contact our office at (904) 630-1314.  Stay tuned for futher updates.

Benefit Updates

Eligibility Guidelines and Required Documents

Market Place Information

Florida Blue Health Insurance - Health Rates are based on Bargaining Unions/Units.*

No Plan changes for health for 2015.  New rates listed below. Please continue to use the 2014 summaries until we receive the new 2015 summaries.

TriCare Supplemental Plan - for Military only

MetLife Dental Plans - Dental Rates are based on Bargaining Unions/Units*.

No Plan changes for 2015.  New Rates listed below.

VSP Vision Plan*

No Plan and Rate changes for 2015.

*Please Note: Not all Part-time employees are elibigble for benefits.  It will depend on your Bargaining Units/Occupational Code which is determined by the City of Jacksonville's Employee Services Department . 



Tax Deferred Compensation







New Hire Enrollment


Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
24-Hour EAP Helpline
or (904) 296.9436




Mandated Benefits


Deferred Compensation

2014 Florida Blue Wellness Newsletters

Bailey's Gym and Fitness Centers

Please Note :
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Flexible Spending Account


Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
provided by WageWorks

2015 New Life Insurance Carrier - Standard Life Company

New Rates listed below.

Life Insurance Beneficiary Cards










2014 Plan Information

2014 Florida Blue Health Insurance



2014 TriCare Supplemental Plan

2014 MetLife Dental Plans

2014 Prudential Life Insurance













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