Ameritas Total Rewards
We believe our associates find value in their relationship with Ameritas that goes well beyond the traditional compensation and benefits packages. Ameritas's "Total Rewards Philosophy" takes into consideration anything that provides value to our associates. The word "value" refers to both monetary and non-monetary components. The monetary components are easy to identify. The non-monetary components are sometimes a bit more difficult to recognize so we're helping you out by providing information on just some of the many advantages of working for Ameritas. We think you will be surprised by all that Ameritas has to offer:
It’s a simple principal – we help keep you healthy; you help keep us strong. With multiple medical plans to choose from you are sure to find one that’s right for you and your family.
Dental and Vision Insurance
Comprehensive coverage provided by Ameritas Dental and Vision Service Plan (VSP) including Lasik and Hearing benefits.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Health Care and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for eligible expenses; plus for your convenience there is a debit card you can use.
Domestic Partner Benefits
Non-traditional family units are recognized under the health plan and provided medical benefits to meet their needs.
Ameritas is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our associates, customers, and visitors as well as to promoting the health and wellbeing of our associates. To contribute to this, Ameritas is a Tobacco-Free Workplace effective January 1, 2013. We believe that being tobacco-free is the right thing to do to help ensure the health and wellness of our most valuable asset – our people.
For life’s unexpected speed bumps, we provide short-term disability benefits. Through this program, you are eligible to receive income protection in the event of a qualifying illness or non-work related injury.
For those unexpected situations that require a longer recovery period, this program allows eligible participants to receive income protection in the event of a qualifying illness or non-work related injury.
Family & Medical Leave (FMLA)
When associates need time off work for FMLA qualifying family or personal medical reasons, FMLA provides up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to those who are eligible.
Group Life and Optional Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Take comfort in knowing that your family is protected. Our group life insurance program means one less worry.
Travel Accident Insurance
Coverage is automatic for associates traveling on company business.
Retirement Savings Plan
We offer a 401(k) plan with a 50% match of your contributions up to a maximum of 3% of your eligible earnings. Additionally, the company will make a quarterly contribution of 5% of your eligible earnings regardless of whether or not you contribute.
Workshops and seminars on budgeting, managing your personal portfolio and planning for your future.
Long Term Care
This voluntary benefit provides protection against the financial risks associated with daily living due to an accident, illness or advancing age.
Paid Time Off (PTO), Holidays
Everyone needs a break. We know that your job satisfaction hinges on a reasonable work/life balance. Our Ameritas policies encourage you to get away and enjoy life.
Other Leaves of Absence
A variety of leaves (military, civil, parental, adoption) insure that you have the flexibility to pursue those life events meaningful to you.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
This confidential service provides professional counseling services to help you and your family better manage your health and your life.
Health Risk Assessments, health fairs, flu vaccinations, blood pressure management, Weight Watcher’s at work programs, chair massages and ergonomic workstation setup are offered to enhance your personal well-being.
Fitness reimbursement program, on site fitness centers (available in many locations), Unified Strides walking program, and discounts at local health and fitness facilities provides you the support and flexibility for you to stay active.
Alternative work schedules
To accommodate and reflect individual needs and preferences, we offer telecommuting, part-time, flextime, compressed work weeks and varied starting and ending work hours, as business needs allow.
Your Community Involvement
We support a number of vital community programs in many locations both on individual and corporate levels including an annual United Way Campaign.
Community Service Leave
One surefire way to make your life more meaningful is to get involved in the lives of others. Our community service leave will help you do just that.
Your Professional Growth
Provides you the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and abilities through education for your professional development.
We encourage you to improve your knowledge of financial services and insurance through relevant industry certification, designation, and licensing programs.
The Resource Library offers you many books, videos and audio tapes that will help you to grow not only professionally, but personally as well.
Business casual attire, credit union, reduced cost cafeteria, recognition programs, free parking or subsidy (depending on location).
We constantly search for and develop cost-effective programs that better serve the needs of our associates, and, as such, any list of benefits is subject to change. Many of these benefits are provided at no cost to the associate while others require an associate contribution. Some associates are not eligible to participate in certain programs and plans and/or may be subject to waiting periods.