1150 North 3rd Street

 Laramie, WY 82072

 USA

ark@arkrs.org

(307) 742-6641

1-855-282-7753

TDD:1-800-545-183 ext. 308

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Employee Benefits

 

Ark employees enjoy an array of benefits. These benefits are subject to change.

 

Medical Insurance

Full-time employees are eligible for Ark’s comprehensive medical Insurance coverage through The Benefit Group, beginning the 1st day of the 3rd month of employment.

 

  • Spousal and family coverage is also available, but must be paid by the employee.

  • Open enrollment is January 1. You must notify Human Resources from December 1 - December 31 if you wish to enroll during the open enrollment period.

  • Part-time employees may be eligible for Ark's comprehensive medical insurance, please see the Human Resources Department for further information.

 

Dental Insurance

Full-time employees are eligible for Ark’s dental insurance coverage through Delta Dental of Wyoming, beginning the 1st day of the 3rd month of employment.

 

  • Ark pays 100% of the insurance premium for the employee.

  • Spousal and family coverage is also available, but must be paid by the employee.

  • Premiums are deducted on a pre-tax basis, when applicable.

  • Open enrollment is January 1. You must notify Human Resources from December 1 – December 31 if you wish to enroll during the open enrollment period.

 

Wyoming Retirement Pension Plan

Employees who are regularly scheduled to work 25 or more hours per week are required to participate in the Wyoming Retirement Pension Plan. Employees become vested in the plan after 4 years of participation in the plan.

 

  • Ark pays 9.30% of the employee salary into the account each month.

  • The employee’s portion (7.82% of their salary) is paid on a pre-tax basis.

  • Employee contributions belong to the employee and may be withdrawn (fees and penalties may apply) should your hours of work decrease or your employment with Ark Regional Services end.

 

Wyoming Retirement 457 Tax Deferred Annuity

All employees are eligible to participate in the Wyoming Retirement sponsored 457 Tax Deferred annuity program. This is an employee paid option.

 

Personal Leave

All Ark employees earn paid time off, referred to as Personal Leave.

 

  • Full-time employees earn leave according to an established schedule based on the number of years they’ve been employed.

  • Part-time employees earn 8 hours of leave for every 160 hours they work.

 

Additional Benefits

 

Laramie Community Recreation Center - Ark employees receive a 20% nonprofit discount when they sign up for or renew their membership. Employees will need a paycheck stub or a letter from HR stating they are an employee when they sign up for a discounted membership.

 

Laramie Fitness – Ark has a corporate membership with Laramie Fitness. Tours and one day passes are available to check out the facilities. There is a $25 sign-up fee and membership is $35/month for individual membership.

 

Verizon Wireless – Verizon Wireless offers a 22% monthly discount to all Ark employees. If you are interested, please contact the payroll office for an application

 

Banking Services – Ark employees are eligible for membership with UniWyo Federal Credit Union and Blue Federal Credit Union. They also receive special savings through the Bank at Work program at Bank of the West. Your paycheck can be directly deposited to your preferred financial institution.