Employee Benefits


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COMPANY PAID HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN (FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES ONLY)

WatchGuard, Inc. offers three options for medical coverage to its full-time employees. The company pays 100% of the employee portion and 50% of the dependent health insurance coverage based on the $2,000 per year deductible plan. An employee may also elect (at their own expense) a $1,000 per year deductible plan at an extra cost. The company also offers a $3,000 per year deductible plan in conjunction with an HSA.

COMPANY PAID PERSONAL TIME OFF (FULL-TIME/PART-TIME EMPLOYEES)

Beginning January 1st each full-time employee will be given 15 days to use during the calendar year however they wish. Vacation and sick days are considered personal days and are included in the 15 days each employee is given. Joining the company after January 1st, the number of days is prorated.

Part-Time employees will be eligible for personal time on the same basis as above. The hours of paid personal time is calculated on the average number of hours per workday worked over the previous six pay periods. The personal time policy applies to all regular full-time and part-time employees. No overtime hours will be included in this calculation.

Employees may take personal time in no less than ½ day increments.

COMPANY PAID VOLUNTEER TIME OFF (FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES)

Full time employees are also given up to 3 paid days for use in volunteering for Not-for-Profit charitable work.

COMPANY PAID HOLIDAYS (FULL-TIME/PART-TIME EMPLOYEES)

We celebrate 10 paid holidays each year. The employee manual will give the specific days.

COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE (FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES ONLY)

The company pays for a $15,000 life insurance policy at no cost to the employee. Optional additional life insurance is available for the employee and family at the employee’s expense.

COMPANY PROFIT SHARING (FULL-TIME/PART-TIME EMPLOYEES)

All employees will share in a profit sharing plan. Profits are equally divided among all eligible employees and are not prorated by position or wage. Hourly employees will be prorated based on their actual hours worked. As the company is successful, all employees at all levels share in the success. Profit Sharing is paid as part of our payroll system subject to applicable taxes and usually calculated within 45 days of the end of a quarter.

LONG TERM DISABILITY (FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES ONLY)

Long Term Disability is available at the employee’s expense. An employee would be eligible for up to 60% of the base pay.

401K PLAN (FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES ONLY)

Employees are eligible to participate on the first of the month following 30 full days of employment. The company matches 50% of the employee’s deferral up to 4% of the Employee’s salary with a four year vesting schedule.

125 Cafeteria Plan/Flex Med/Dependent Care/HSA Plan (Full-time employees only)

WatchGuard, Inc. offers three options in a 125 Cafeteria plan for its employees and the deductions from the employee’s paycheck are tax free! (Federal Income Tax, Social Security, and Medicare). The Flex Spending Plan is one authorized to allow certain deductions for medical related expenses and allowable child care expenses. The HSA Plan is a special bank account for eligible health care costs and is also deducted from the employee’s paycheck. The company contributes an annual amount of $750 for employees with individual coverage or $1,500 annual for employees with dependent coverage. These amounts are distributed quarterly and are pro-rated for new hires. A debit card is provided for the FSA-Med and the HSA plan to employees who participate. The employee may be required to submit receipts to the plan provider for substantiation of a charge or for reimbursement of eligible expenses incurred. WatchGuard, Inc. pays the monthly fee associated with the program.

DENTAL AND VISION PLANS (FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES ONLY)

WatchGuard, Inc. has arranged for two dental plans. Both plans are employee optional and are reasonably priced.

PPO plan(available to all employees): Allows you to go to any dentist of your choice and the insurance company based on “standard and customary charges” pays a percentage. The balance is employee paid.

DHMO Dental plan(available to Texas employees only): The employee chooses a specific dentist from those listed in the DHMO dental plan. That dentist only charges the employee pre-set deductible amounts for services provided.

Vision plan is available also at the employee’s expense. Details of all plans are available at time of employment.

SUPPLEMENTAL PROGRAM: (FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES ONLY)

WatchGuard, Inc. also offers supplemental programs for various type of coverage at the employee’s expense. The coverage is an over and above plan that pays you directly if you should have one of these situations.

  • Short Term Disability
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Hospital Confinement Indemnity Insurance

WatchGuard Video is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at our company. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.