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

Tuition assistance

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.

Flexible hours

Employees may take advantage of flexible work hours dependent on departmental needs and supervisor approval.

Wellness program

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.

Credit union

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.