Our Benefits and Rewards
Lake Shore meets a variety of needs with an extensive benefits package. Full-time, regular employees are eligible for all of the following on the first of the month following date of hire:
- Medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Prescription drug program
- Supplemental vision insurance
- Basic life insurance
- Supplemental life insurance
- Flexible benefits account (Section 125)
- Short-term disability insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- 401(k) profit sharing plan
- Legal reference program
- Accident insurance
Employees are eligible after 30 days of employment. They may be reimbursed for tuition and related expenses for courses that will benefit job performance. Reimbursement is made on a graduated scale based on course grades.
Employees may take advantage of flexible work hours dependent on departmental needs and supervisor approval.
Lake Shore offers a robust Wellness Program with many benefits, including reimbursement of up to 50% of $450 (up to $225 annually) for a program from an outside company that improves an employee’s health after one year of continuous employment. Lake Shore was a Bronze Award winner in 2009 to 2011, and a Gold Award winner in 2012, 2016, and 2017 of the Healthy Ohioans Healthy Workplace. In 2014 and 2015 we were named Healthiest Employer (medium-sized company) of Central Ohio by Columbus Business First.
Employees earn paid time off (PTO) based on length of service. PTO for less than 5 years of service is 17 days, (pro-rated the first year); 22 PTO days after 5 years and 27 PTO days after 14 years.
Employees are eligible for 8 paid holidays per calendar year.
Part-time new childcare leave
After one year of employment, employees may reduce their work hours and maintain full-time benefits for a period of time after the birth or adoption of a child, provided they are the sole provider of medical insurance for their family.
As a member of the credit union, employees are entitled to many services. The services include checking and savings accounts, Christmas and vacation clubs, IRAs and VISA accounts.
On-site exercise facility
All employees have access to a fully equipped on-site exercise facility. A trainer visits twice a week, offering 45 minute, full circuit training classes.
Business casual atmosphere
Our employees enjoy a relaxed, professional environment in business casual attire.
Employee referral program
Employees may earn $1500 by referring someone for a full-time posted position. The $1500 is grossed up, to include tax withholdings.