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Springbrook offers the following per year to full time employees:

Benefit/Sick Time

Benefit time is prorated for part time employees working a regular schedule of 18 hours or more weekly.

Springbrook reserves the right to change these benefits at any time with or without notice.

Health and Dental Insurance

Springbrook offers health and dental insurance to employees on the first of the month following the equivalent of three months of employment.

There is a minimal charge for individual health insurance coverage for full time employees. There are four levels of coverage—employee, employee + spouse, employee + children, and family.

Coverage is available to part time employees working a minimum of 18 hours a week on a cost-sharing basis. Family coverage is also available on a cost-sharing basis.

Springbrook also offers dental coverage for a minimal charge for individual and family dental coverage. There are four levels of coverage—employee, employee + spouse, employee + children, and family.

Section 125 Cafeteria Plan

Employees may elect to have their health and dental premiums deducted on a before- tax basis. Flexible Spending accounts can be established for health care and dependent care expenses according to IRS regulations. If elected, this benefit excludes these premiums and expenses from the taxable gross income, thus lowering income tax liability. Employees become eligible for health, dental, and vision insurance following 60 days of employment. 

401(k) Retirement Plan

This benefit is available to all employees on the 1st of the month, following 60 days of continuous employment with Springbook. Springbrook may contribute 2.5% of your compensation into the plan. Employees may elect to defer a portion of their wages into the plan with Springbrook matching the first 5%. Employees are fully vested in the plan after only 3 years.

Life Insurance

All full time employees receive a group term life insurance policy equal to one times their gross yearly wages. Employees have the option of purchasing additional life insurance coverage for themselves and their dependents through payroll deductions. This voluntary coverage is available through ReliaStar Life Insurance Company of New York or Lincoln Life & Annuity Company of New York.

Direct Deposit

All employees are eligible to participate in this voluntary payroll deposit program, which allows employees to deposit their net pay directly into any number of bank accounts of their choice.

Tuition Reimbursement

All full time employees with one year of service may apply for tuition reimbursement for college courses relevant to their Springbrook position. A maximum of three courses per employee, per year may be reimbursed. Reimbursement is based on the grades achieved.

Employee Assistance Program

This program is available to all Springbrook employees and their family members. The main purpose of the EAP is to help people deal with problems that they are unable to resolve on their own. This service offers personal, professional and highly confidential help. These services are provided at no cost to the employee.

Short-Term Disability

This is available to all Springbrook employees for any absence from work caused by a non-work related illness or injury exceeding seven days.

Sick Bank

This program is available to provide assistance to members of the sick bank in the event of a personal or family illness where the employee’s sick time and benefit time has been exhausted. Employees are eligible to join the Sick Bank after one year of employment.

Varied Schedules

Various work schedules are available throughout Springbrook including full time (8 and 10 hour shifts), part time (14 to 34 hours per week) and substitute status (as needed basis) covering a wide variety of shifts and locations throughout Otsego County. The Education and Preschool programs follow a regular school calendar with a six-week summer session.