Compensation and Benefits Division

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 new hire Benefits overview sessions, 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 :

Attention New Hires:  Welcome to the City of Jacksonville.  Before you enroll please take time to look over the below benefit information.

NEW HIRE Online Enrollment

2015 Benefit Information 

The 2014 re-enrollment for the 2015 plan year is now over. Please contact your Employee Benefits Representative at (904) 630-1314 if you should have further questions. 

Benefit Updates

Eligibility Guidelines and Required Documents

Market Place Information

2015 Medical insurance provided by
Florida Blue*

No Plan changes for 2015.  New Rates listed below: 

2015 Health Rates for Outside Agencies

TriCare Supplemental Plan - for Military only.

Dental Plans provided by Metlife* 

No Plan changes for 2015.  New Rates listed below:

Vision Plans provided by VSP 

No Plan and Rate changes for 2015.

*Please Note:  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. 

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

2015 New Life Insurance Carrier  
The Standard Insurance Company

New Rates listed below:

Life Insurance Beneficiary Cards

Mandated Benefits

Deferred Compensation


Stay tuned for the 2015 pre-retirement seminar dates and locations.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
24-Hour EAP Helpline 800.327.9757
or (904) 296.9436

2014 Florida Blue Wellness Newsletters

Wellness Tips

Bailey's Gym and Fitness Centers*

*Please read the below regarding Bailey's Gym :
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2014 Medical insurance provided by
Florida Blue

2014 Dental Plans provided by Metlife

2014 Life insurance provided by Prudential

Past Benefit Information


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