Benefits & Compensation

Marietta City Hall The City of Marietta provides a competitive benefits package for fire department personnel. These include options for medical, life, and disability insurance policies.


Full-Time City of Marietta/BLW fire department personnel receive:

No social security deduction means 6.2 percent of your salary is in your pocket
Medical, dental and drug coverage provided
Life insurance equal to three-times salary - free
City/BLW pension plan - employee contribution is four percent
100 percent City/BLW-paid supplemental pension plan (in lieu of social security - free)
Weekly paychecks
457 deferred compensation plans available for employee contributions using pre-tax dollars
Fully vested in pension plan after ten years of service
Early retirement available at age 55 (at a reduced benefit)
10 paid holidays
10 paid vacation days the first year (accrued)
Sick leave sell back program for eligible employees at Christmas (up to an extra week's pay)
Free parking
Military and funeral leave available for qualifying events

For current starting pay, please contact Human Resources at 770-794-5562.



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