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Employee Benefits

We’ve got you covered.

Two First Bank employees and a customer

We believe in taking care of our team members.

That’s why we offer a full range of benefits for you and your family—from health and dental insurance to paid time off and paid holidays.
Perfect for you if:
  • You want a career offering comprehensive benefits.
  • You’re seeking work-life balance.
  • You want health, dental and vision insurance.

Health Benefits

Medical

First Bank offers you the choice of two medical plans through Blue Cross Blue Shield. Each plan provides the flexibility to access both network and non-network doctors and facilities. Premiums, deductibles and coinsurance vary depending on the plan. Preventative care is covered at 100% with network doctors in both plans. Additionally, a tax-efficient Health Savings Account is available, with an employer contribution. Prescription Drug benefits are available through First Bank’s Blue Cross Blue Shield medical plan options.

Flexible Benefit Plan

You may contribute tax-free dollars to the Health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and/or Dependent Care FSA.

Dental

First Bank offers you the choice of two dental plans through Ameritas. The plan covers services ranging from diagnostic and preventative care to orthodontia treatment.

Vision

Our vision discount program allows you to obtain services, purchase eyeglasses and lenses at discounted rates.


Life and Accident Insurance

Basic Group Term Life Insurance/AD&D

Group Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance for you, your spouse and your children is available. Associates working 20 hours or more per week are provided Basic Term Life / AD&D. Associate benefit amount is two times annual salary up to $300,000 maximum. Spouse and child benefit pays $5,000.

Supplemental Life Insurance/AD&D

You may purchase Supplemental Life Insurance/AD&D for yourself – from one to five times your annual salary, up to $500,000. Spouse benefit increments are $5,000 up to $250,000 maximum. Child benefit amount is $10,000.


Disability Coverage

Short-Term Disability

Through the Short-Term Disability (STD) plan, you may receive benefits equivalent to 60% of your salary for up to 12 weeks.

Long-Term Disability

The Long-Term Disability (LTD) plan pays 60% of your salary to age 65. Benefits start after 12 weeks of a covered disability, which are generally covered under the STD plan.


Investment Benefits

Retirement and Savings Plan

You may save from 1% to 100% of eligible compensation on a pre- and/or post-tax basis in the 401(k) Savings Plan (if you are at least 21 years of age; IRS limits apply). Associates are 100% vested. First Bank offers a generous employer match.

Stock Purchase Plan

First Bank offers you an economical way to become a shareholder of the company. Associates may easily purchase company stock through payroll deductions.


Additional Benefits

Paid Time Off

First Bank provides paid time off (PTO) to be used for vacation, personal illness or to care for dependents, emergencies and other needs that require time off from work. As a full-time associate, you can accrue up to 18 days of PTO in your first year. You can expect periodic increases to your PTO throughout your tenure. Scheduled part-time associates are eligible for half that of full-time associates.

Paid Holidays

First Bank observes 11 paid holidays each year.

Maternity Leave

First Bank provides six weeks (five weeks post birth recovery and one week bonding leave for a total of 30 business days) of fully paid maternity leave for all associates who have been employed by the Company for at least twelve months prior to the beginning of such leave.

Parental Bonding Leave

First Bank will provide one week of fully paid parental bonding leave (one week caregiver/bonding leave – five business days) for a new parent (who did not give birth to a child).

First Bancorp is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please call HR at (910) 572-3168 or email hr@localfirstbank.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Our active commitment to equal opportunity employment reflects our faith in people. It is the policy of the Company to recruit and hire qualified applicants without regard to age, color, disability, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Similarly, the Company is committed to administering wages, salaries, benefits and opportunities for advancement, including upgrading, training, promotion, and transfer without regard to age, color, disability, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer as defined by the EEO Commission.

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