We invest in our Workforce

The investment East River makes in its relationship with its employees goes well beyond just a paycheck. We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive, flexible benefits package for employees and their families that meets not only today’s needs but also those in the future

Here are just a few of the many benefits our employees receive:

Pension Plans

Our cooperative provides a pension plan with a guaranteed benefit at retirement. Traditional and Roth 401k plans with an employer match and employee contributions are also available.

Health Insurance Benefits

East River offers great health insurance coverage options that begin on the first day of employment. Our employees are given medical plan options that pair with a health savings account, disability, life insurance and other supplemental options.

Professional Development

East River has a strong belief in helping employees meet their full potential in their current role while also preparing them for future roles within the organization. Our employees have a wealth of opportunities to sharpen their skills through structured employee training and development programs based on individual needs.

Flexible Work Scheduling

We offer an alternative 9/80 work schedule for most positions, which means employees who opt to work a flexible schedule work nine-hour days and have every other Friday off.

And More!

Our employees receive many other benefits including vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, a wellness program, safety gear, education assistance, opportunities to become involved in their local communities and more.