Annual Benefits Fair
Employees are provided an opportunity to evaluate their existing benefits and make any changes during this enrollment period.
Educational Assistance Program
The City of New Bern is interested in your efforts to further your education and training. Financial Assistance is available under this program to qualified regular, full-time employees who have successfully completed their probationary period and are engaged in educational activities which are directly supportive of their present position with the City of New Bern.
Employee Assistance Program
The city recognizes that promoting the emotional and physical health of all employees is essential. Therefore the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has been established because employees are our most important resource.
"Bear Facts” the employee newsletter is published twice annually to inform employees of city activities.
Employee Safety Programs
The city has established a Safety Program with rules and regulations that apply to all employees. These policies aide the city in complying with all State and Federal safety and health regulations.
Family Medical Leave
The city provides twelve (12) weeks of paid or unpaid "protected leave" for all eligible employees who have been employed for at least twelve (12) months and who have worked at least one thousand two hundred and fifty (1250) hours during the previous twelve (12) month period.
For a complete list of employee benefits click here.
Shared Leave Donation Program
An employee may donate sick and/or annual leave to an employee who has been approved to receive shared leave due to the serious health condition of the employee or of a family member that will require the employee’s absence for a prolonged period of time.