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Benefits

Santee Cooper offers a variety of health insurance plans through the state including Blue Cross/Blue Shield of South Carolina and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO's).

We also provide to our employees at no cost Dental, Life, and Long Term Disability Insurance. Employees can also purchase additional life insurance for themselves and dependents. They may also purchase Long Term Care insurance for themselves and their parents.

Santee Cooper offers two different retirement programs through the state of South Carolina: the South Carolina Retirement System (SCRS) is a defined benefit plan, and the State Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) is a defined contribution plan.

We also offer the 401k and 457 deferred compensation plans, administrated by Great West Retirement Services, with several investment options, including mutual funds, which are offered through payroll deductions. (Santee Cooper does not match contributions).

We have a generous leave policy including two weeks vacation for new hires, 10 paid holidays a year, sick leave/pay, and other types of qualifying leave.

At Santee Cooper you can enhance your career development through formal education by utilizing our tuition assistance program through our Learning & Development department.