If you thrive in an environment where you get to “wear many hats,” provide an energy option that improves the environment, and be part of a customer focused team, then consider Vermont Gas. Now is a great time to bring your energy and make a difference in our state.

We have over 130 employees serving more than 50,000 customers in Vermont. Our employees have benefited from stable, steady growth for many years. Our turnover is consistently under 10% and we offer an excellent benefits package that rivals many large companies. Our employees have a strong sense of ownership and truly make a difference in the company’s success. Safety and Customer Service are our top priorities!

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.

Life Insurance

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

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.

Sick Days

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.

Educational Assistance

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.

Bonus Program

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

At Vermont Gas, we are committed to cultivating a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. We believe that supporting our staff in leading a healthy lifestyle has been a key factor in the overall success of our business.

Some of our wellness initiatives include:

  • Free annual flu shots on site
  • $75 Safety & Wellness Incentive
  • Monthly Physical Therapist visits on site
  • Tobacco Cessation Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Regular Biometric Screenings offered

Our employees have always shown great support in the community. They are Board members and active participants in many organizations such as United Way, Lund, Boys and Girls Club, Burlington Rotary, and Make a Wish Foundation. We regularly support our employees who participate in campaign walks and coach their towns’ sports teams.

Each year our employees enjoy getting involved in the annual United Way campaign. We consistently have over 80% participation in donations to United Way agencies. In 2013, the United Way recognized our support by awarding Vermont Gas the “Live United” Award.

In addition, the Vermont Gas CARE (Community Action & Rewarding Empowerment) program allows the company and our employees to further their commitment to our communities.