More Than Just a Job Description

Health and Well-Being


We offer medical plans that are designed to be attractive, affordable, and provide protection to you and your family. The Company pays the majority of the premium for medical coverage and employees contribute the remainder through pre-tax payroll deductions. Additional premium discounts are available to employees who participate in certain wellness initiatives.


Dental coverage is available through Delta Dental. Coverage includes preventive, restorative, and diagnostic care as well as orthodontic services for children.


Participants may choose VSP for coverage of periodic eye exams, eyeglasses, contact lenses, and discounted laser vision correction.

Life Insurance

TDS provides Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance coverage in an amount equal to the employee's annual salary at no cost to you. Employees may also purchase additional coverage for self, spouse/domestic partner and/or other eligible dependent children.

Disability Insurance

In addition to sick days, TDS provides Short and Long-Term Disability to ensure income protection for employees that can’t work due to an injury, illness or personal condition. This coverage is at no cost to the employee.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Tax-free accounts are available for qualified dependent care and/or healthcare expenses.


At TDS we strive to create an environment that promotes wellness and are committed to offering wellness programs and resources for our employees that encourages them to lead more satisfying and productive lives by maintaining or improving health and well-being.

Saving for Retirement

The TDS 401(k) Plan assists employees in building a solid foundation for retirement.

The company matches 100% on the first 3% and 40% on the next 2% of employee's salary deferrals. The Plan allows employees to contribute on both a before-tax and Roth after-tax basis. Employees (age 21 or older) are eligible to enroll in this plan after 30 days of continuous service.

Work/Life Balance


As a regular full-time employee, you will accrue vacation according to the following schedule:

Completed Years of Service Annual Hours Accrual Hours Accrual per Pay Period
80 3.08
120 4.62
10-24 160 6.15
200 7.69

Personal Days

Five personal days are granted annually. New employees receive personal days in accordance with the quarter in which their start date falls.

Sick Time

As a regular full-time employee, you will accrue 10 sick days per year. In most instances sick time can be used during a personal medical disability or personal medical appointments. It can also be used when caring for an ill dependent child, spouse/domestic partner, or parent.


The following are paid holidays observed by TDS: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Work Flexibility

Balance the needs of your personal life while meeting the needs of our customers with our flexible work schedules, part-time work and work-at-home options for qualifying positions/team members.


TDS encourages employees to lend their time and support to local volunteer programs. Eligible employees are paid up to four hours per quarter for Being Good Citizens. See how TDS employees are making a difference.

Work/Life Assistance Program

TDS offers a work/life assistance program that provides confidential support, resources and information for personal work-life issues at no charge to the employee or their dependents.

Adoption Assistance

To help financially assist employees with the adoption process, TDS will reimburse up to $5,000 for qualified adoption-related expenses.

Auto/Home & Group Legal

As a TDS employee, you'll be offered auto and home insurance plans as well as a group legal plan at affordable group rates.

Business Casual

We feel our employees should be comfortable when they're at work. That's why we offer a business casual work environment. Every day of the week.

Additional Benefits

Education Assistance

At TDS we support furthering your education to better your career. That's why we offer a generous Education Assistance reimbursement program for continuing education in a work-related degree program.

Scholarship Program

TDS is delighted to invest in the future of our work force by offering children of TDS employees an opportunity to apply for TDS college scholarships in the amount of $2,000 annually.

Telephone and Internet Concessions

Eligible employees who reside in our operating service territories will receive discounts on our best services – voice, high speed data and video.

Award & Recognition Programs

We're big on recognizing achievements and have a variety of programs to acknowledge and reward your extra efforts.

Talent Development

Our staff is committed to our customers and offering friendly service with a personal touch. If you become an employee of TDS, you will find that our company strongly supports employee training and development programs.

Note: The benefits extended to an employment candidate will be described at the time of the offer of employment. The actual terms of any benefit plans offered by TDS and its regular employment policies shall govern in any conflict with the descriptions on this website. TDS reserves the right, subject to applicable law, to change, reduce, or eliminate any benefit at any time.