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Benefits
Benefits
Equipment & Uniforms
Equipment and uniforms are furnished by the Police Department.

Retirement
All full-time sworn officers are required to join the South Carolina Police Retirement System as a condition of employment.

Holiday Leave
Any employee, whether or not he or she is scheduled to work, will be compensated for a holiday on a day-for-day basis. If the employee works, he or she will receive another day to take off at their discretion. If the employee is scheduled for a regular day off, he or she will accrue a day to take at a later date. Every employee will receive the benefit of nine additional days off each year, in observance of holidays. The only stipulation is that the holiday must be taken within 12 months of the day it is earned.

Annual Leave
Vacation with pay may be granted to all regular employees with at least six months of service.
  • Full-time employees with less than one year can accrue annual leave at a rate of one-half day per month.
  • Full-time employees with more than one year but less than nine years can accrue annual leave at a rate of one day per month.
  • Full-time employees with more than nine years can accrue annual leave at a rate of one and one-half days per month.

Sick Leave
All full-time employees with three months of service shall be entitled to one working day's sick leave for each month of service.

Military Leave
All employees who are members of the National Guard or reserve units of the United States Armed Forces shall be granted 15 days of leave without loss of pay during the year.

Health Insurance
The Town of Mount Pleasant makes available to all full-time employees:
  • Group Life
  • Sickness
  • Group Hospitalization
  • Dental Insurance