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Our Benefits

Part of working hard means creating a comfortable and fun atmosphere for our employees to enjoy their jobs on a daily basis. We offer a business-casual dress code with jeans optional. We also encourage team spirit when it comes to supporting our favorite local and national teams, and will often have special events such as team apparel day or a special lunch. Sometimes we have ice cream on a summer afternoon just for fun, too! We frequently hold meetings outside on beautiful sunny days, and we schedule occasional outings for our employees and their families to get together and have fun outside of the office.

Batteries Plus Bulbs offers a comprehensive suite of benefits to promote health and financial security for our employees. While eligibility differs based upon each benefit, both Full Time and Part Time associates have benefit options.

Employees who actively participate in the Commitment to Wellness program receive a premium discount on their health insurance. Our wellness program is designed to provide health lifestyle education, resources and support so that employees and their families can manage health care costs and lead a healthier life.

  • Nutritional advice
  • Weight management classes
  • Wellness education programs and competitions
  • Flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Biking or hiking trails nearby - headquarters location

The Company provides a comprehensive benefit offering that will meet the needs of most of our associates.

  • Health Insurance
    • Batteries Plus Bulbs pays for a portion of health insurance premiums for full-time employees who are eligible for this benefit.
  • An advocacy program that provides insurance claims assistance, a Nurse Navigator, and a health care cost and quality analysis with an incentive program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with match
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Company paid short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance for employees and their families
  • Voluntary critical illness and accident plans
  • Tuition reimbursement
    • Full-time employees eligible after six months of employment
    • Part-time employees eligible after 90 days of employment
  • Company product discounts for employees
  • Discounts for other services and products for employees
  • Paid Legal Services Program
  • Personal finance assistance coaching
  • Company paid uniforms for store employees
  • On-site dry cleaning - headquarters location
  • Free parking at ALL locations

All employees are eligible to participate in the Retirement 401(k) Plan. Employees are automatically enrolled into the 401K at first open enrollment after six months of employment. Batteries Plus Bulbs matches 100% of the first 1% of employee deferrals and 50% of the next 5%. As part of the wellness focus, the company provides classes and experts to help individuals manage their personal financial wellness. Batteries Plus Bulbs offers a generous paid personal time-off (PTO) plan. PTO includes vacation days, sick days, personal days, holidays, and encompasses time off for ill dependents.

We recognize that we are responsible stewards of a powerful and established brand. We believe in working together to consistently achieve higher brand recognition and maintain established brand standards. We are a team that includes our products, our franchise owners, our customers and our employees. While we’re not always perfect, we strive to do the right thing for all of our business stakeholders.

The following community building activities are available for employees:

  • Birthday recognition
  • Work anniversary recognition
  • Goal achievement celebrations
  • Sales bonuses and Performance contests with prizes

The following social activities are available for employees at the headquarters location:

  • Silent auction and bake sale fundraisers
  • Halloween costume day
  • Chili cook-off
  • Celebrations around holidays and special events such as Brewer's opening day, Halloween, St. Patty's Day, Cinco de Mayo, and more.

Employees have the opportunity to participate in the following:

  • Personal music choices - some locations
  • Access to personal social media - some locations
  • Walking / outdoor meetings - some locations

As a retailer, franchisor and distributor, we’re always open. This allows us to offer some non-traditional work arrangements based on position, department and division within the company:

  • Temporary and Seasonal work assignments
  • Paid internships
  • Post retirement work
  • Varying shifts and schedules – most associates know their schedule at least 4 weeks in advance
  • Reduced schedules for part of the year
  • Change from full-time to part-time without losing position or level
  • Guaranteed minimum number of hours per week
  • Non-mandatory overtime
  • Work from home or alternative location occasionally

The following technologies are offered to eligible employees to facilitate flexibility in the workplace:

  • Company subsidized smartphone
  • Video conferencing
  • Remote access to organizational computer system
  • Company provided laptops/tablet computers - corporate employees only