The Town of Burgaw offers a competitive benefit package. As a town employee you may become a member of the Local Government Federal Credit Union. 


All town employees who are expected to work over 1,000 hours annually shall become a member of the Local Government Employees Retirement System. The employee is required to contribute 6% of their gross wages into the Retirement System. The town also participates in the North Carolina Prudential Supplemental Retirement 401K Plan. The town contributes 5% of employee's gross on all full-time permanent employees. 


The town provides Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance at no cost to the employee.  The employee may cover dependents under the town's insurance policy at the employee's expense.

The town offers a voluntary supplemental insurance for disability, cancer, life and accident to all full-time permanent employees.

Workers Compensation

All employees, (full and part-time) are covered under the North Carolina Workers Compensation Act. All full-time employees accrue vacation and sick leave according to the schedule below:

Vacation Leave

Years of ServiceHours Per Year
Less than 2 years80
More than 2 but less than 5 years96
More than 5 but less than 10 years120
More than 10 but less than 15 years144
More than 15 but less than 20 years168
20 years or more192

Sick Leave

The town provides 12 sick days each calendar year for each full-time permanent employee.


The town observes 12 paid holidays per year.