What decisions regarding benefit options do I need to begin to consider?
  • Ohio Public Employment Retirement System (OPERS) Plan options
    All employees contribute to OPERS. There are three plans in which to choose. If you fail to make a selection within 180 days, OPERS will enroll you into the Traditional Pension Plan.
  • Healthcare Enrollment
    Employees that opt to enroll in the Healthcare Insurance plan must do so within 30 days of employment.
    • Healthcare Benefit Plan Summary
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
    All employees are provided with $50,000 coverage, employer-paid. An employee must designate a beneficiary within the online enrollment system. Employees may also purchase additional supplemental life insurance. It is important to note that as a new hire there are certain amounts that are a guaranteed issue, meaning that an employee can enroll themselves, a spouse and/or child without completing a medical application up to the following amounts (this may be the only opportunity to take advantage of guaranteed issue):
    • Child: $10,000
    • Employee: $100,000
    • Spouse: $50,000
  • Deferred Compensation
    Employees are eligible to enroll in deferred compensation programs at any time during employment.
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

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1. What can I expect my first day?
2. When will I receive my first check?
3. When will healthcare benefits begin?
4. When does leave time begin to become available?
5. What decisions regarding benefit options do I need to begin to consider?
6. As a new employee, what are cost effective transportation options for my commute?
7. What happens if there is inclement weather?