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WORK SCHEDULES

Varied work schedules allow our employees excellent work-life balance.  Schedules vary by department and include the following:

  • Part-time        
  • Full-time
  • Temporary     
  • Rotating shifts
  • 12-hour shifts
  • 4/10s             
  • 9/80s
  • 5/8s

VACATION

Vacation with pay begins accruing from the date of employment.
 
SICK LEAVE

Sick leave begins accruing from the date of employment.
 
OTHER PAID LEAVE BENEFITS

Funeral leave, civil leave (jury duty), military Lleave

HOLIDAYS

Depending on the employee's position, employee receives the following paid holidays from the date of hire:     

  • New Year's Day                
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  
  • Mardi Gras Day
  • Good Friday     
  • Memorial Day         
  • July 4
  • Labor Day        
  • Veterans' Day
  • Thanksgiving Day & Friday after     
  • Christmas Day          
  • One (1) personal holiday     

RETIREMENT

Employees are required to participate in the Parochial Employees' Retirement System of La. (Plan A) upon date of employment.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION

A supplemental tax-free retirement account is offered through Nationwide Retirement Solutions.  Contribution is the responsibility of the employee via payroll deduction.  
 
SOLUTIONS COUNSELING AND EAP

Free professional help with personal problems for CPPJ employees and their families. 

EMPLOYEE FITNESS PROGRAM

The Parish pays an employee fitness allowance toward a fitness facility membership.  Allowance is dependent upon employee attending their selected fitness program at least 8 times per month.  

ONSITE MEDICAL CLINIC

Health Connection, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury's onsite medical clinic, provides office visits for a $5.00 co-pay to employees and their CPPJ insured dependents. 

LIFE INSURANCE

Basic Life and AD & D - $10,000 Life & AD & D coverage for the employee is included with the health insurance at no cost to the employee. 

  • Supplemental Life and AD and D 
    • Employee can purchase additional term Life/AD and D in increments of $10,000 up to a maximum of $500,000.Term Life/AD & D is also available for an employee's spouse and eligible dependents.

VISION

A supplemental vision program is available to employees through Always Care. 

MAJOR MEDICAL

Major medical insurance is offered for employees with options to add family to the major medical plan.

DISCOUNTS

Dell Computers
Offers a special members' only store with discounts and monthly specials. 
 
Verizon Wireless
Offers employee discounts for wireless service. 
 
Sprint
Offers service discounts on Sprint and Nextel devices. 
 
AT&T
Offers discount on service, free phones available, free shipping for online purchases, exclusive offers, sales, andpackages.
 
CPR Cell Phone Repair Lake Charles
630 W. Prien Lake Road, Suite C
Lake Charles
(337) 478-0808
https://www.cellphonerepair.com/lake-charles-la/
Offers a discount to Calcasieu Parish Police Jury employees for mobile device repair services.  Simply notify the staff that you are a Calcasieu Parish Police Jury employee and show your badge.
 
Fix My Phone
3467 Nelson Road
Lake Charles
(337) 564-6997
www.fixmyphone.com
Offers a discount to Calcasieu Parish Police Jury employees for mobile device repair services.  Simply notify the staff that you are a Calcasieu Parish Police Jury employee and show your badge.