Our Benefits

Eligible employees in this organization are provided a wide range of benefits. Benefits eligibility is dependent upon a variety of factors, including employee classification, and your supervisor can identify the programs for which you are eligible. Details of many of these programs can be found in the employee handbook. Exempt employees will replace any absent time with benefit time. If there is no benefit time available Exempt employee’s pay will be deducted for all full days absent. The following benefit programs are available to eligible employees subject to conditions and limitations of specific employment classifications:


All regular full-time and per-diem employees are eligible for vacation benefits according to the guidelines set forth in this policy. After 6 months of service employees are eligible for one week (5 days) of vacation pay. Employees are eligible for a second week (5 days) of vacation on their anniversary date. Employees are eligible for 2 weeks (10 days) of vacation beginning January 1st, following their anniversary date. Thereafter, vacation benefits will be available for use on January 1st according to the below vacation eligibility schedule. Additional vacation weeks accrue on your anniversary date. Employees who have satisfied all eligibility requirements must submit a time off request form to their supervisors a minimum of two weeks in advance. Requests will be evaluated based upon various factors, including anticipated operating requirements and staffing considerations during the proposed period of absence. OFFSHORE provides employees with paid vacation for the purpose of rest and relaxation. All employees are strongly encouraged to take vacation in the year that it is earned.


Offshore Oil Services, inc. allows you to pay yourself first and begin saving now for your future. You become eligible once you complete the introductory period of 6 mos. Contact our Human Resource Department for Details. (Exclusions: Employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement/Non-resident aliens who have no U.S. source of earned income/leased employees)

Medical / Dental Insurance


Bereavement Leave

If an employee wishes to take time off due to the death of an immediate family member, the employee should notify his or her supervisor immediately. Up to 3 days of paid bereavement leave per loss will be provided to all regular full-time employees. Approval of bereavement leave will occur in the absence of unusual operating requirements. Any employee may, with the supervisor’s approval, use any available paid leave for additional time off as necessary. OFFSHORE defines “immediate family” as the employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent, grandparent, child or sibling; or the parent, grandparent, child, or sibling of the employee’s spouse or domestic partner.


OFFSHORE will grant paid holiday time to all employees on the holidays listed below: Per diem employees will be paid according to their normal daily rate.
New Year's Day (January 1)
Memorial Day
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas (December 25)

Jury Duty

OFFSHORE encourages employees to fulfill their civic responsibilities by serving jury duty when required. Employees may request paid jury duty leave for the length of absence. To receive pay, the court must provide documentation.
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