From medical, dental, and vision to flexible spending accounts and tuition reimbursement, the list of Milton Hershey School benefits for full-time employees is extensive.
Benefits Effective Date
Benefits are effective the first day of the month following start date or the same as the employee’s start date if it’s the first day of the month.
Eligible employees may participate in two options of the PPOBlue plan (Preferred Provider Organization) that is administered by Highmark Blue Shield. View the plan.
Eligible employees may participate in two options of the Milton Hershey School group dental plan that is administered by United Concordia. View the plan.
Eligible employees may participate in the Milton Hershey School group vision plan that is administered by National Vision Administrators. View the plan.
Benefit Plan Eligibility
Milton Hershey School must ensure all dependents meet eligibility requirements for its benefits plans. View eligibility rules and documentation required.
Eligible employees may participate in the Milton Hershey School life insurance plan.
Short-Term Illness and Long-Term Disability
Eligible employees may participate in the Milton Hershey School salary continuance, sick leave and long-term disability programs.
Eligible employees may participate in the Milton Hershey School 403(b) Plan and the Money Purchase Plan that is administered by TIAA-CREF.
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Eligible employees may participate in the Milton Hershey School tuition reimbursement program.
Professional Development Program
Eligible employees may participate in on-site professional development course offerings.
Vacation – 12 month employees only
Eligible employees may receive up to 12 days of vacation to start. Vacation benefits increase with years of service.
Employees may be eligible for personal days, in addition to vacation and holidays.
Eligible employees may receive the following holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Presidents’ Day (Two days)
- Two days for spring break
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving day + day after
- Two days during winter break
Athletic Club & Wellness Program
Eligible employees, with approval, may use the following MHS Athletic facilities free of charge: indoor/outdoor track; tennis, volley and basketball courts; soccer, baseball and softball fields; swimming pool; fitness room; and ice skating rink. The school supports employees’ healthy lifestyles by providing corporate rates to several local fitness clubs and by providing partial reimbursement for any yearly fitness club membership.
MHS sponsors this benefit to improve the personal and professional lives of employees and their families. Telephone counseling is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with up to three in-office sessions with a provider.
- Adoption assistance
- Bereavement leave
- Credit membership
- Flexible spending accounts (medical/dependent care)
- Free parking
- Local business discounts
- Military leave
- Pay for jury duty
- Service awards
- Social activities
Milton Hershey School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.