Employee Benefits

On this page you can find the different benefits available to National Park College's employees.



NPC will contribute 14% of your gross salary to your retirement plan; your required contribution is 6%.



NPC will contribute 14% of your gross salary to your retirement plan; your required contribution is 6%.



Qual Choice

With Qual Choice, the college pays for the employee only, dependent coverage is premium-based.

Schedule of Benefits

State of Arkansas Employee Benefits Division

Insurance through the State of Arkansas is premium-based for all coverage.

2017 Health Rates

This file covers both options for health insurance (all plans).

Health Rates


Life Insurance

USAble and Lincoln Financial

Life Insurance is provided through USAble and Lincoln Financial. USAble provides a $15,000 life policy and Lincoln Financial provides a $20,000 life policy for the employee at no cost. Additional life insurance is available for the employee and their dependents through Lincoln Financial. USAble offers a $5,000 dependent life policy and $2,000 child policy. The cost is $30 per year.




Long-term disability

Long-term disability coverage is provided by the college. The employee becomes eligible for this benefit on the 13th month of full-time employment and enrollment is automatic.


Cafeteria Plan

Cafeteria Plan

NPC offers a cafeteria plan that is available to pre-tax medical premiums which are deducted through payroll authorization, out of pocket medical expenses, and dependent care expenses. There is a ninety-day waiting period for the out-of-pocket medical expense option. The medical premium and dependent care options are available immediately.



Arkansas State Employees Association

A.S.E.A.-Arkansas State Employees Association is a membership organization which lobbies for all state employees with the state legislature. There are various ways this organization is of benefit to employees, The membership is $52 annually and is payroll-deducted. Through the membership you have an opportunity to participate in dental plan and various other membership options. The dental is premium-driven. There is a benevolent fund that provides $1,000 to the beneficiary of any active member. There are various other benefits attached to this membership including a monthly newsletter covering items of importance to state employees.




MetLife provides dental insurance through their SEBCO dental plan to state employees who wish to participate. Click the link below to view their brochure.

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