Benefits play an important role in your choice of an employer. That is why we strive to make sure our benefits reflect the changing needs and wants of our staff with the goal to empower them with the resources, incentives, and flexibility needed to enjoy success on the job and to achieve a healthy work-life balance.


Group Health Insurance: Three Tiers – CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield:

• Open Access
• GroupVision Insurance
• Premium Group Dental Insurance, including Orthodontia


Additionally, Optimal pays 100% of the premiums for Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability, as well as Life Insurance and employer paid Long-Term Care insurances with the option to purchase additional:

• AFLAC – Additional insurance plan protection
• Life insurance, including a family option
• Long-term care family option
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Additional benefits available to Optimal employees:

• Profit-sharing program
• Tuition reimbursement
• Competitive paid time off package
• Paid holidays
• Employee Assistance Program
• SMARTRIP – Enhanced benefit towards ridership via Metro
• Affiliate status – Enjoy affiliate status with the University of Maryland
• SECU – Credit union affiliation
• Pet plan – Discounted rates for pet insurance
• Professional memberships
• Working Advantage Discount Program
• Paid time off for jury duty and military obligations
• Employer-sponsored 401(k) program, including employer matching