Healthcare (Medical, Dental, & Vision)
Full-time regular employees can choose from a PPO plan or a High Deductible HSA plan for their medical coverage at a very reasonable cost. The company also offers a comprehensive dental plan and vision services to employees and their dependents.
Vermont Gas contributes a portion of the deductible into an employee’s health savings account for those electing the high deductible health plan.
Flexible Spending Account Options
Employees can set aside up to $1,500 annually on a pre-tax basis for approved health care expenses and up to $5,000 for dependent care costs.
401K Retirement Plan
Employees can set aside pre-tax money in to our 401k Plan as soon as they start employment with us. The Company provides a discretionary match on pre-tax contributions up to 5% of compensation which is based on net income performance. In addition, the Company makes a contribution of 4.5% of annual compensation. Employees are fully vested in the company match and employer contribution after five years of service.
Employer-paid benefit in the amount of 3x an employee’s annual base salary.
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Employer-paid plans that enable employees to receive a % of their base salary while out on disability.
Vacation is accrued on a monthly basis. For the first 0-9 years of service the accrual rate is 10 hours per month. This is equivalent to 3 weeks in a year.
40 hours of sick leave is provided every January 1st. All unused sick leave hours may be rolled over each year with no maximum limit.
Holidays and Personal Days
9 Company-paid holidays & 16 hours of personal time each year.
Vermont Gas will reimburse 100% of the cost of tuition, books and associated fees for all approved courses or degree programs dependent upon the final grade earned.
Employees are eligible to participate in an annual bonus program.
Other benefits include:
- Employee Assistance Program
- Annual Safety/Wellness Certificates
- Flexible Work Arrangements
- United Way Donation Time-Off Incentive
- Business-Casual Environment