At Hortica, we believe people are our competitive advantage. We strive to attract, train and motivate our employees to keep Hortica as a market leader in our industry. We are committed to hiring people with the potential to excel. At Hortica, we believe in promoting a corporate culture which fosters respect, honesty, professionalism and accountability. We strive to provide a work-life environment that supports quality, balance and one rich in opportunity.
If you want to make a difference and want to contribute to the bottom line of your company, Hortica is an ideal environment in which your career can thrive. The contributions of each and every employee at Hortica are meaningful to our success. Living and working by our “Together We Can” philosophy embodies the essence of teamwork that we rely upon to succeed.
Our employee benefits package includes medical, dental and vision insurance, paid life insurance, time-off benefits, paid short term/long term disability, 401(k) Plan with matching contributions, a 125 cafeteria plan and an array of supplemental benefits. We offer a non-smoking environment, staggered work hours, and a business casual “dress for your customer” dress code. At Hortica, we invest in our employees and their development by providing opportunities to grow professionally through a wide variety of company supported educational programs. We offer continuing education through internal and external resources including designation programs and certifications. We also offer a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and graduate coursework at accredited schools and a scholarship program for children of employees.
Participants in our “Healthy Living” campaign are given the opportunity to attend on-site quarterly health screenings, monthly Lunch and Learns on health related topics, on-site exercise/yoga classes, bi-weekly chair massages and an on-site weight loss/maintenance program. Employees are encouraged to participate in health related activities to earn Healthy Living points which can be redeemed for a variety of health related rewards.
Hortica is also committed to giving back to the community. Everyone is encouraged to be active in local charities and community activities. Employees have the opportunity to contribute to local and national charities as well as local food pantries and animal shelters through donations to an employee Contribution Fund via payroll deduction. The company matches a portion of the distributions made from the fund, as decided by a committee of employees from various departments. The Company also sponsors an Annual Christmas Basket program which gives employees the opportunity to compile and deliver food and children’s gifts to local needy families.
Hortica’s state-of-the-art 64,000 sq. ft. corporate office is located in beautiful rural Southern Illinois, near Edwardsville, Illinois and the Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville campus. Employees enjoy a garden-like campus setting including a much utilized walking path that surrounds a private lake. Our building design promotes an open work environment with abundant natural lighting, a recently renovated computer lab and large break room overlooking gardens and the lake.
While Hortica offers opportunities to excel in many fields of expertise within the Company, several of our Account Executive Sales Agents hare why they have chosen to represent Hortica. View the video below for these employee testimonials. As you will see, many of the reason members of the sales team choose to work at Hortica can easily transition to other careers within the Company.
Why Work As An Insurance Agent At Hortica:
If you are interested in joining a customer focused, employee focused company; we currently have career opportunities in the following areas: