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Battelle Employee Benefits

Battelle employees enjoy wide-ranging benefits, including matching contributions for retirement savings; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; and flexible plans for paid time off. Battelle extends benefits to same- or opposite-sex registered partners and maintains a dedicated benefits staff who provide employees with in-person, over-the-phone and web-based assistance.

Backup child and elder care options are available nationwide. Flex spending accounts for medical and dependent care expenses help employees save money. In addition, Battelle sponsors a dynamic “InShape” wellness program featuring on-site fitness centers, gym discounts and online support communities for diverse interests ranging from sports, nutrition, to health management and more.

What we offer

Medical Plan - Battelle offers a choice of medical plans, including a PPO and HSA-compatible health plans. Prescription drug benefits are included with the chosen medical plan.

Dental Plan - Dental coverage is available, including preventive, restorative and orthodontia.

Flexible Spending Accounts - Health Care and Dependent Daycare accounts are a great way to save money by allowing you to pay for eligible expenses on a before-tax basis. The Health Care FSA includes a debit card.

Wellness Incentives
– Employees can reduce future medical plan premiums by making and tracking healthy choices through the InShape Incentives program.

Accident Insurance - Employees automatically receive Business Travel Accident coverage and have the option of enrolling in Group Accident Insurance for themselves and their families.

Basic Life Insurance - Battelle provides employees with life insurance coverage and the option to purchase Additional Life Insurance for themselves and additional dependents.

Voluntary Benefits - Battelle offers employees access to additional benefits provided by various insurers at a group discount and with the convenience of payroll deduction. Choices include Accidental Injury Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Pet Insurance and Identity Theft Protection services.

Employee Assistance Program -  Confidential counseling or referral services are available to employees and members of their household for concerns such as alcohol and drug abuse, workplace issues, stress, anxiety, legal assistance and financial services.

Paid Time Off - Battelle provides an allotted number of days off to use at an employee’s discretion for vacation, floating holidays, special leave, doctors’ appointments and sick days.

Paid Parental Leave - Battelle believes it's important to support employees through various life stages. Up to four weeks of paid leave is provided for parents to bond with a newborn or newly adopted child.

Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Plan - Adoption Assistance provides reimbursement for qualified expenses associated with the adoption of a child or children, including agency and placement fees, attorney fees and translation services.

Short-Term Disability -  The Short-Term Disability is an employer-paid benefit that provides continuity of income for illness or injury lasting more than five work days, including maternity leave.

Long-Term Disability - Long-Term Disability  is available and  provides protection against complete loss of income for extended absences due to disabling illness or injury.

Savings Plan - The Savings Plan is a 401(k) plan that includes matching contributions made by Battelle. Before-tax, after-tax and Roth contribution options are available and the plan offers a wide variety of investment options. Eligible employees also receive a non-elective contribution from Battelle.

Tuition Reimbursement - This program provides reimbursement of tuition and certain fees to qualified candidates pursuing course work applicable to their job responsibilities.

Professional Development In alignment with Gordon Battelle's vision, we believe that continual personal and professional growth is critical to our future success. We invest in employee development, which yields huge dividends for our business. We also know that personal growth is rewarded with pride, confidence and increased passion for the work we do.

  • Tuition Reimbursement. Are you looking to add to your formal education? This program provides reimbursement of tuition and certain fees to qualified candidates pursuing course work applicable to their job responsibilities.
  • Mentoring. You’ll have the opportunity to seek out a mentor or raise your hand to become a mentor for employees seeking development.

Public Loan Forgiveness Program - As a tax-exempt organization, Battelle employees may be eligible for the federal government’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Diversity - Attracting, developing, engaging and retaining a diverse workforce drives our success by ensuring that a wide array of perspectives and experiences are incorporated across our culture, decisions and actions. We promote diversity at all levels of the organization to help employees feel valued and included. For us, diversity is far more than the legally protected classes (age, gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation and gender identity). It encompasses an individual’s communication style, life experiences, educational background, geographic origin, socioeconomic background and any other variables that influence a person’s perspective. Throughout our history, Battelle employees have leveraged their diversity of thoughts and perspectives to generate innumerable ideas and solutions for our customers. 

Reduced or Flexible Hours - Battelle recognizes that the need to balance personal and professional priorities can vary. Alternative work schedules are available to employees to support flexibility in meeting life’s challenges and can vary according to location and business unit. Options include flextime, variable work schedules, telecommuting, part-time employment and job sharing. At Battelle, we have created a culture of excellence that benefits our employees, communities and environment. This plays out not just in our daily work and our commitment to furthering science and technology, but through our volunteerism and giving.