Employee Benefits

The Clerk has a robust benefits package for our employees. You can apply for open jobs at our Jobs Portal.

Medical Benefits

  • 90 day prescription refills
  • Cigna Home Delivery Pharmacy
  • Cost of Care Estimator
  • Telehealth
  • Health insurance plans
  • Dental plans
  • Vision plan

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Health care
  • Dependent care

Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • available for high deductible health plans

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Counseling for stress, depression, family issues, substance abuse, childcare, work/life issues, educational resources, educational resources, marriage counseling, eldercare resources
  • Free 30 minute consultation for financial specialist; 25 percent off tax preparation services

Life Insurance

  • Basic, at no cost to employee: $20,000
  • Supplemental, available for purchase
  • Voluntary AD&D, available for purchase
  • Child and spouse coverage available for purchase


  • Florida Retirement System (FRS) Pension Plan and Investment Plan
  • Deferred Compensation 457 retirement plan through Nationwide. Clerk contributes at least 1 percent of your salary into this plan, if enrolled.


  • Clerk professional development training in classroom or online
  • Wellness for Life training on personal wellness
  • Certified Public Manager Program at the Askew School of Public Administration at Florida State University, free if approved
  • May be eligible for tuition reimbursement for successful completion of approved classes at accredited colleges/universities

Cellphone Service Discounts

  • Sprint Wireless
  • T-Mobile
  • Verizon Wireless

Computer Discounts

  • Apple equipment employee discounts
  • Dell equipment employee discounts

Software Discounts

Microsoft Office Home Use Program; free licensed copies of Office Pro Plus (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access), Project Pro, and/or Visio Pro to use on your personal home computer as long as you are a Clerk employee

Commuter Services

  • Discounted monthly bus passes for Hillsborough County and Pinellas County
  • Parking stipend if driving to work and parking downtown
  • Ride matching program for carpooling to work
  • AAA membership discount if a new member

Childcare and Education Discount

at The Learning Experience

Direct Deposit

No more waiting for your check to clear before your money is available to spend or rushing to the bank at lunchtime or right after work to cash it. Direct deposit of your pay to up to 5 different checking and/or savings account and/or up to 5 different banks is a free service from the Clerk.

Paid Holidays

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Rosh Hashanah*
  • Yom Kippur*
  • Veterans' Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the day after
  • Christmas Day and the day before or after

*if Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur do not fall on a Clerk work day, then permanent full-time employees will receive one additional  personal day that year in lieu of this holiday.

Personal Time Off (PTO) and Personal Days

PTO is a combined vacation and sick benefit, and total annual PTO earned is based upon position classification and years of service.

Personal Days are an additional benefit for permanent employees. An employee may accrue up to 2 personal days a year*.

Unused personal days do not roll over at the end of a calendar year but unused PTO does (up to a set maximum).

*Personal day accruals are based on the date the employee started working in a calendar year.

Civic Leave

Pay to serve on jury duty or attend court as a witness

Medical Leave of Absence (MLOA)

May be approved after all FMLA is exhausted

Bereavement Leave

May be eligible for up to 3 days paid after death of immediate family member

Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)

May be eligible for up to 12 weeks

Military Leave

May be eligible for up to 240 hours per year

Domestic Violence Leave

May be eligible for up to 3 days of paid leave to seek an injunction for protection, obtain medical care/mental health counseling, secure your home, obtain victim services or seek legal assistance

Cafeteria Plan Benefit

Monthly benefit of at least $210 to help offset cost of an employee paid coverage

Performance Awards

High standards of performance may be rewarded with PTO or a monetary lump sum

Flexible Schedule Options

Available to employees where it does not impact the business needs of the Clerk. Not all positions are eligible.

Retention Incentive

After 10 years of service

Fitness Memberships

  • Free use of County Fitness Center downtown
  • Discounted individual or family gym memberships at Crunch or the Jewish Community Centers
  • Free use of Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation fitness centers

Wellness Incentive Rebate

May be eligible for Bundle of 3 health plan premium rebate of $650 per year

Mobile/Onsite Health Care

Mammograms and flu shots onsite throughout the year for free (no deductible or co-payment) for employees participating in a health plan

Wearable Activity Tracker

Discounts and free shipping on Fitbit and Garmin

Entertainment Discounts

Movie tickets, attraction tickets, cruises, travel discounts, show admission, sports and events tickets, lodging, and gift cards through Tickets at Work

Other Cogent Reasons Leave

May be eligible for paid time away from work under certain extenuating circumstances

Veterans Administration Leave

Up to 40 hours of paid service-connected disability leave for follow-up and treatment

Parental Leave

May be eligible for up to 6 weeks to bond with a new child as a result of birth, adoption or foster care