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Pay and Benefits

Your benefits package matters - here's what we have to offer you!


Health Insurance: Full-time employees are offered a complete line of benefits which include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance (currently United Healthcare with option for employer-paid employee-only account)

  • Optional Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Life insurance equal to three times your salary

  • Optional supplemental life insurance and long-term disability programs

Retirement: As a full time employee, you will become a member of the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with the City of NRH making contributions towards your account.

  • 7% contribution

  • City matching 2:1 

  • Voluntary 457 deferred compensation plan

  • Retire with as little as 20 years of service 

Vacation, Holiday, & Sick Leave: Earn paid time off:

  • Ten paid holidays 

  • Full time sworn employees earn three weeks vacation during their first year of employment

  • Professional staff earn two weeks vacation during their first year of employment

  • Ten hours of sick leave per month 

Additional Pay & Perks Info:

  • FTO pay = 4% base salary + $150/mo shift differential for FTO only

  • CTO pay = 1 hr straight time (hourly rate) for every 4 hours training time 

  • Longevity/Stability Pay up to $1,275

  • Fitness incentive allows you to earn comp time (up to 24 hours annually) based on your yearly fitness test - open to professional staff too

  • Jiu-Jitsu training offered five days a week

  • Take home cars available for some positions

Incredible Off-Duty Employment Opportunities: Sworn staff can earn up to $70 per hour at a host of locations including: 

  • St. John the Apostle Catholic School

  • Trinity Metro Train 

  • Local Birdville ISD Football games

  • AT&T Stadium

  • Globe Life Field 

  • and more! 


Additional Bonuses: 

  • College tuition reimbursement

  • On-duty fitness time in our state of the art fitness room (both sworn and professional staff)

  • Public Safety Training Facility with new Mat Room

  • Education incentive pay (sworn)

  • Fitness incentive program

  • Airrosti Clinic

  • Employee assistance program/mental health support

  • Financial planning assistance

  • Employee discounts at participating NRH facilities/businesses

  • Pet insurance

Effective April 1, 2024 - Officer Pay Range: 

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Lateral Officers

Lateral officers receive service credit and will start off on a step recognizing their prior experience up to step four. 


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