Vaccinations and Testing

Due to City of Philadelphia mandates, anyone who comes to the College who is not fully vaccinated will be tested before they will be permitted on campus. Masks are required. Starting Oct. 15, all faculty, staff and students must be fully vaccinated. Please see our College COVID-19 Updates for more information.

Classified & Confidential Full Time Benefits Eligibility

Medical, Prescription and Dental

Eligible 90th day of employment for College-paid coverage for employee and eligible dependents.

Medical, Prescription and Dental

Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Eligible 1st day of the month following completion of 90-day probationary period for College-paid benefit. Life insurance coverage is 2x base pay rounded up to nearest 1,000; minimum $40K, maximum $150K.

Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Income Protection Benefits (IPB) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)

28 day waiting period during which you must use accrued sick, vacation or personal time. May be eligible for continuation of 80% of base pay over the following 152 days. Following 1 year of employment, eligible for LTD benefits at 60% of employee's base pay.

Income Protection Benefits (IPB)   Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Retirement Plan

Eligible 1st day of the month following 1 year of service - mandatory participation after age 30 and 4 years of service.  Employee contributes 5% of base pay, College contribution is 10% of base pay.  Retirement account is 100% vested.  Initial enrollment will occur first of the month after HR receives fully executed enrollment forms.

Retirement Plan

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Healthcare FSA available following completion of 1 year of employment. Dependent Care, Pre-tax Commuter and Parking accounts are available as of 1st day of the month following completion of probationary period.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Paid Time Off

  • VACATION: 6.25 hours per month (10 days/year for 1-2 years of service) paid vacation days pro-rated during your first year; 9.38 hours/month (15 days/year for 3-4 years of service); 12.5 hours/month (20 days/year for 5 years or more of service, calculated as of the month following the anniversary of your hire date each year. Vacation time is accrued on a monthly basis, and accumulates from July 1 to June 30 each year to a maximum of 450 hours (60 days).  Vacation payout with minimum of 2 weeks' notice, unless employee is terminated before completion of initial 90 day probationary period.
  • SICK: Sick days accrue at rate of 7.5 hours (1 day) per month, to maximum of 90 hours (12 days) per year (January-December).  Employee may use up to 4 days of accrued sick time to care for a dependent child's illness, if all available personal time has been exhausted.  First year accrual is on a monthly basis and is not carried into second year.  Thereafter, 90 hours (12 days) sick leave is loaded in January each year, to a max. of 900 hours (120 days) as of the anniversary of your original hire date.
  • PERSONAL DAYS: 4 days per year (pro-rated in first year based on date of hire, no payout, no carryover as of December 31 each year.

Note: Paid time off is available after probationary period is completed.

Bereavement

5 consecutive working days starting with day after date of death for parent (including step-parent), spouse, child, step-child, brother/sister, grandparent or grandchild. 5 consecutive days for mother/father-in-law with pay only for each of the above days that are regularly scheduled work days. 1 work day for loss of ex-spouse to attend funeral in order to care for the needs of a dependent child of the employee and ex-spouse. Bereavement can begin either date of funeral or date of death. Verification (obituary notice, etc.) must be supplied to HR.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Eligible first of the month after date of hire. Carebridge Corporation provides services and referrals for you and your eligible dependents for work/life balance issues and includes 6 free counseling sessions. Call Carebridge EAP for additional information at 1-800-437-0911.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Tuition Remission

After completion of probationary period, 100% full remission of tuition and fees for academic courses taken at Community College of Philadelphia, provided classroom space is available. Spouse/partner and children also entitled to receive 100% remission tuition and fees.

Tuition Remission

Forgivable Loans

For academic degrees on a part-time basis: 50% of tuition with a limit of $15,000. Available first of the month following 90 day probationary period.

Forgivable Loans

Computer Loans

Eligible first of the month after date of hire. This program is intended for staff to purchase a computer for home use.

Jury Duty/Court Appearances

Excused from normal duties for jury duty, or to appear before any governmental agency, provided that subpoena issued by such court or agency is presented to HR. Court appearances relating to traffic and/or parking violations are NOT excused absences.

Employee Discounts and College Services

College employees are eligible for a variety of employee discounts and services.

Employee Discounts and College Services