Benefits of Working at Thomas E. Strauss | Jobs in Lancaster PA

Thomas E. Strauss, Inc., provides a number of benefits for both part- and full-time employees.

All Employees – Available Upon Hiring

  • Welcome Complimentary Coupons for restaurants
  • Birthday Complimentary Coupons in birthday month for the restaurants
  • Miller’s Smorgasbord Discounts – 50% off for you and up to 7 guests
  • Smokehouse BBQ and Brews Discounts – 50% off for you and up to 3 guests
  • Gift Shop, Locally Made Food Shop and Country Store Discounts – 30% off gift items / 20% off food/beverage items
  • Quilt Shop Discounts – 20% off (excludes consigned items)
  • AmishView Inn & Suites Discounts – 50% off one room (restrictions apply, see manager/supervisor)
  • Private Event Space – employees may rent private spaces for personal events at a discount
  • Miller’s and Smokehouse BBQ & Brews Catering – 25% off on picked up items only
  • Service Awards – recognization of employees for length of service beginning at one year and then every five years
  • Hotel Employee Rate Program – received discounted hotel rates worldwide
  • Employee Referral Program – refer someone to work in any of the TES, Inc., businesses, and if they are hired, you will receive a referral bonus as defined in the policy manual
  • Monthly Employee Appreciation – special gifts or days just to say thank you for your hard work
  • Employee Recognition Program – Get recognized by your peers and earn special rewards
  • TES Tokens Program – A “Caught in the Act” reward program where managers can recognize employees that go above and beyond with special tokens that can be redeemed at Thomas E. Strauss, Inc. businesses
  • Weigh and Pay Bulk Food Discount – get a discount on bulk food from the Thomas E. Strauss, Inc. kitchens
  • On-Duty Meal Discount – eat for a discounted flat rate, see TES, Inc. policy manual for details
  • Holiday On-Duty Meals – are provided free when you work holidays designated in the TES, Inc. policy manual

All Employees Benefits

  • Quest EAP – Employee assistance program includes assistance with personal and/or work-related issues with free, confidential counseling sessions that may impact job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being.
  • AFLAC – supplemental, portable insurance coverage options available for a premium.
    • Short-term disability (must work 30 hours/week)
    • Critial or Cancer Care
    • Accident Insurance
    • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Equitable – Short-term disability insurance.

Full-Time Employee Benefits

  • Major Medical and Vision Insurance – available after waiting period.
  • Dental Insurance – available after waiting period.
  • Health Savings Account – pre-tax savings account for healthcare related expenses.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), Sick Days and Bereavement Leave – as defined in the employee handbook.
  • Life Insurance – Company paid life insurance for employee. 
  • AblePay – a program allows you to save up to 13% on out-of-pocket medical expenses (deductible, coinsurance, and copays).
  • 401k Retirement Plan –  Employer matches 50% on employee deferrals up to 6%. Tax-deferred and Roth account options available. Available to full-time employees after one year of employment and to part-time employees after one year of employment and 1,000 hours worked in a calendar year. Eligible participants must be 21 years of age.

Employee benefits are subject to change. The most current and complete list of part- and full-time employee benefits is available in the Thomas E. Strauss, Inc. HR Department. Ask your hiring manager for that list.

Here are some examples of how we celebrated our employees in 2023:

  • Hot Cocoa Day – Hot chocolate mix and mug
  • Valentine’s Day – candy treats
  • Whoopie Pie Fun – whoopie pie for each employee
  • Mother’s Day – potted flowers for female employees
  • Father’s Day – PA Dutch Birch beer and drink cookies
  • Employee Picnic – All employee and family picnic
  • World Chocolate Day – chocolate treat for all employees
  • Ice Cream Treats – ice cream truck treats
  • Brown Bag Lunch – bagged meal with tasty subs
  • National Cinnamon Bun Day – cinnamon bun for each employee
  • Thanksgiving – 12″ pie from the Miller’s Bakery
  • Christmas – Breakfast with Santa for employees and family, employee holiday party and gift cards

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