The Jost Chemical benefit program generally includes health care, dental, short-and long-term disability and group life insurance. Once hired, employees are eligible for these benefits after a short two-month waiting period. Jost Chemical pays for certain benefits and others are on a cost-share basis. The employee’s share of the cost is handled through a payroll deduction.

In addition to the benefits listed, Jost Chemical also provides an annual Employee Appreciation Banquet, an annual Family Picnic and various other company-sponsored rewards and training opportunities.


Regular full-time employees are eligible for up to ten holidays (80 hours) each year. One holiday included is for the recognition of a safety-related goal.

Personal Time Off

Employees become eligible for paid time off (PTO) after six months of continuous employment. The amount of time earned by an employee increases after he/she have been with Jost Chemical for 2, 5, 7 and 12 years.


Jost Chemical offers a competitive health care plan to help take care of employees and their families during times of need. The employee’s premium is about 15 percent of the total cost which places Jost Chemical as one of the top best companies that provide this benefit. Dental coverage is also offered at about 20 percent of the premium cost to employees selecting this beneft. Disability and group life insurance at 1x annual wages or paid 100 percent by Jost Chemical.

On-site Fitness Center

Employees have 24/7 access to an on-site, state of the art fitness center at no cost.

Simplified Employee Pension and Profit Sharing

The retirement program offered is a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) Plan in which Jost Chemical makes a contribution of up to 20 percent annual salary for each eligible employee. The amount is determined based on organizational production and profit goals. Full-time and part-time employees are eligible to participate in SEP upon completing one workday plus one full calendar year of active employment. Those employees working less than the time specified may be eligible for partial SEP payments in the form of Profit-Sharing, as determined on a year-by-year basis.