People are Dying  to Work here

People hear Colma and think cemeteries, but the Town of Colma is much more than its seventeen cemeteries.  It is a professionally managed, fiscally- sound, small town with a lively staff that offers motivated and creative individuals competitive wages and generous benefits for a job well-done.

Below is an overview of the benefits we offer.






Employees and their Eligible Dependents enjoy fully Town-paid:

  • Medical Insurance of Choice* (as offered by CalPERS)
  • Dental Insurance (Delta Premier)
  • Vision Insurance (VSP)
  • $250 per month cash in lieu of medical insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Navia Solutions)
  • Retiree Health Arrangement Contribution of 1.5% of base salary (MissionSquare)

*Based on bargaining unit and hire date, may be capped at 2nd most expensive plan offered by CalPERS

  • CalPERS Retirement
    • Public Safety
      3.0% @ 55 for Classic Members
      2.7% @ 57 for PEPRA Members
    • Miscellaneous
      2% @ 60 for Classic Members
      2% @ 62 for PEPRA
  • 457 Deferred Contribution Plan
    Town will contribute $100 per month to regular employees
  • $50,000 Life Insurance for Employees (Standard Life Insurance)
  • Advice and Assistance available through EAP (MHN)
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits (Navia Solutions)
  • Participation in Social Security
  • $47 per month Town contribution to health club membership
  • On-Site Fitness Room
  • Showers and Lockers
  • Discounts for specific Town Recreation Programs
Additional Benefits
  • Vacation Accrued from 80 hours to 160 hours annually based on length of service
  • 1 to 3 Floating Holidays per year depending on bargaining unit for non-exempt employees
  • 10 Days Management Leave for exempt employees; Sick Leave accrued at 8 hours per month and up to 1040 accrued hours may be taken as cash upon retirement from the Town
  • 13 Town Holidays or 5% holiday pay for POA and CRA unit members
  • Confidential Work & Life Counseling and Support Services (MHN)
  • Tuition Reimbursement of up to $1,000 per year
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Progressive Training and Development Program
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