Company Benefits

The benefits of working with NW Natural.

NW Natural offers employees excellent total compensation packages for our bargaining (or union) employees and our non-bargaining employees.

Benefit packages

  • Health/Insurance—Medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • Wellness—Health screenings, flu shots, activity rewards program, tobacco cessation, weight-loss program, wellness advisory committee
  • Financial—401k, enhanced 401k, financial education, employee stock purchase plan
  • Work Life Balance—Paid time off, holidays, flexible work arrangements, employee assistance program, education assistance, paid parental leave
  • Discounts—20% off natural gas service, wireless, free annual transportation pass/reduced parking rates (company headquarters)
  • Culture and Community—Women’s Network, volunteer opportunities, sustainability, diversity & inclusion, employee giving, casual attire dress code

Employee recognition

The formal employee recognition program at NW Natural, "Above & Beyond," recognizes those employees whose efforts are outstanding. Employees are nominated by their peers and/or leaders for actions that demonstrate the following:

  • Promoting a caring culture
  • Operational excellence
  • Helping build for the future

Above & Beyond—Employees can be nominated for doing ordinary jobs in an exemplary manner or for doing something totally new and different. Employees are nominated by their peers and/or leaders.

Service Awards—Employees are recognized for their years of service at NW Natural every five years.

Movie Tickets—Managers/Supervisors are provided with movie tickets every year to assist in employee recognition efforts.

NW Natural is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.