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Frequently Asked Questions

Browse these frequently asked questions about our employee benefits program.

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How long does the hiring process take?

It depends on the position your pursuing and the location. Your talent acquisition representative can give you an idea of how long the process will take for you.

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Who is eligible for benefits?

In general, employees are eligible for benefits at Hertz if they work at least 30 hours per week. However, this varies by location and position. Ask your recruiting rep for specifics about the job you're considering.

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When does coverage begin?

Newly hired Hertz employees are eligible for health and welfare and 401(k) benefits on the first day of the month following 60 day of employment. There's also an option for Day 1 Coverage.

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Can employees cover spouses/domestic partners and/or children under Hertz's benefits?

Yes. Eligible employees can cover dependents under the medical, dental, and vision plans and purchase Life and AD&D coverage for dependents. There are some rules around covering spouses/domestic partners under medical coverage that are discussed during the hiring process.

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What kind of medical plans does Hertz offer?

Hertz offers four competitive medical plans. We have plans that offer lower paycheck costs (or premiums), and others that have lower deductibles. And we have plans that come with upfront dollars to help employees pay for care. In all of Hertz's medical plans, in-network preventive care (like checkups, immunizations, and screenings) is covered at 100%, and our plans help cover additional doctor visits and other care too. Prescription drug coverage is included as part of Hertz medical coverage.

We also offer Virtual Visits for employees to speak to a doctor over the phone or by video chat. And, employees can elect supplemental medical insurance, including Critical Illness, Accident, and Hospital Indemnity Insurance.

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Does Hertz offer dental coverage?

Employees can choose from three Cigna dental plans with varying paycheck costs and coverage levels. And in all plans, preventive and diagnostic care is covered by Hertz twice a year.

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Does Hertz offer vision coverage?

Our EyeMed vision plan gives employees more choice, more tools, and extra perks like discounts on LASIK. Employees can get new frames every two years (with new lenses every year) or contact lenses every year.

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Does Hertz have a 401(k) plan? And if so, does Hertz make a contribution match?

Yes, employees can contribute to the 401(k) starting on the first of the month following 60 days after their date of hire. The Hertz 401(k) offers a match of 100% on the first 3% employees contribute, and 50% on the next 2% contributed. The Company match begins on the first of the month following 60 days of their date of hire.

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Is life insurance provided?

Hertz pays for basic life insurance for all benefits eligible employees equal to one times their base annual pay, even if they don't enroll in any other benefits.

Hertz also offers supplemental life for employees (up to six times the employee's annual base pay, up to $3 million) and life insurance for their dependents (up to $100,000 for spouse/domestic partner and up to $15,000 for dependent children) to take advantage of if needed.

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Is AD&D (Accidental Death & Dismemberment) coverage provided?

Yes, employees can cover themselves and their family up to ten times their annual base pay or $750,000, whichever is less.

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Does the company offer Short-Term Disability (STD) coverage?

Non-exempt employees on an approved STD leave automatically receive 50% of their weekly base pay up to $150 per week.

We offer two buy-up options (depending on your location):

Option 1: Pays a benefit of 50% of their weekly base rate, up to a $500 weekly maximum. 

Option 2: Pays 60% of employees’ weekly base rate, up to a $1000 weekly maximum.

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Does the company offer Long-Term Disability (LTD) coverage?

LTD coverage at Hertz provides a monthly benefit to replace a portion of your income after 26 weeks of total disability. Employees have two options: coverage equal to 50% of their monthly base pay (up to $13,000 per month) or 60% of their monthly base pay (up to $16,000 per month).

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What does Hertz do to support a healthy work-life balance for their employees?

Hertz supports a healthy work-life balance in a variety of ways for our employees. From our mental health coverage and our Employee Assistance Program, to wellness programs and employee focus groups, we work to promote a healthy work-life balance for our most valuable resource--our people.

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Is there a discount for employees to rent cars from Hertz?

Hertz offers our employees 40% off car rentals.

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Does Hertz offer other employee discounts?

Yes, Hertz offers employees hundreds of exclusive deals and discounts. From Apple and AT&T discounts, to discounts on hotels and amusement parks, we've got serious deals for employees to check out.

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Is there a dress code?

Hertz employee dress codes depend on the department (and the position) the employee works in. Employees will receive information on the dress code once they're hired.

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Does Hertz offer flexible work arrangements?

While Hertz does not have a formal policy, flexible work arrangements are managed on a case-by-case basis between managers and employees based on departmental needs, the position, and other factors.

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Does Hertz have Paid Parental Leave or an Adoption Assistance Program?

Yes. Birth mothers can receive up to 10 weeks of Paid Parental Leave (8 weeks to recover from the birth of the child and 2 weeks for bonding). Spouses/domestic partners of birth mothers and individuals who adopt, foster, or have a child placed for surrogacy receive 2 weeks to bond with the child.

Adoptive parents can receive financial assistance up to $5,000 to pay for eligible expenses related to the adoption of a child.