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Student Employment Benefits and Culture

Paid Vacation Time

Vacation time for part-time regular employees is accrued bi-weekly based on years of service. Vacation is prorated based on the employees' work schedule.

Paid Sick Time

40 hours of paid sick time is available for part-time regular employees. Time accrues at 1.53 hours per pay period for temporary unplanned absences due to illness or injury.

Paid Floating Holiday

Part-time employees will earn floating holiday hours based on scheduled hours worked.

Corporate Philanthropy

Essco is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities where our employees and their families live and work.

Matching gift program

Provides an opportunity for the Company to join with employees in supporting this commitment by matching charitable contributions of up to $250 per employee per calendar year to a registered charity.

Paid Volunteer Time

Employees are eligible to be paid for up to 8 hours per calendar year to volunteer time with a registered charity. Employees will be paid their normal rate for volunteer hours, which can be taken in increments of no less than 2 hours per opportunity.

Tuition Reimbursement

Essco supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. In keeping with this philosophy, the Company has established a tuition assistance program for expenses incurred through accredited institutions of learning after 1 year of employment.

Company Outings

Essco offers an offsite summer outing and an offsite holiday outing to create a fun day for employees to interact and engage with co-workers to build relationships within the company.

Flexible Schedules

A flexible work schedule allows employees to vary their arrival and/or departure times to balance work and personal commitments.

Casual Dress Code

The dress code for technicians is casual. Employees can wear jeans, t-shirts, and sneakers. Uniforms will be provided for positions such as technicians and drivers.

Competitive Pay

Essco pays competitive wages within the market and may reward employees by paying a discretionary bonus based on company performance and financial position.

Employee Referral Program

Essco Calibration Laboratory believes our existing employees are in a great position to help us find the best candidates. We will pay a referral bonus to employees who submit a successful new hire. If we hire your referred candidate, you are eligible for a $1500 referral bonus for a full-time employee and $750 for a part-time employee working less than 30 hours per week.

Company Culture

Essco encourages employee growth through teamwork, collaboration, and training.

Performance Management

Essco has created an environment of open communication to include employee feedback to develop and motivate employee performance.

Break Room/Lounge Area

Essco’s break room/lounge area offers space that is a comfortable area to recharge before refocusing on work priorities. We encourage employees to enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and snacks. Fresh fruit is available at the beginning of each week, and breakfast is provided on Fridays.

Internal/External Training

The ability to train on multiple disciplines in our comprehensive lab is unprecedented in our industry and may include paid external training at industry conferences. We encourage interdepartmental responsibility overviews, so employees understand how their roles impact and interact with other departments.