New Hires

Welcome to the Jim Ellis Automotive Group family. We are very excited to have you on our team and look forward to empowering your success in your new career.

At Jim Ellis, we take pride in caring for our team members, and offer an incredible comprehensive benefits package. Below you will find the following details regarding your initial enrollment into your new benefits plan:

- The Enrollment Process
- Eligibility Information
- The Resources Available To You

Please Note: All team members are required to complete an active enrollment, even if you choose to waive all voluntary benefits. Details on this are below.


If you would like to review our 2024 New Hire Presentation, which reviews all benefits in more detail as well as the information listed below, click here.

If you would like to review our 2024 New Hire Benefits Guide, click here.

Important Documents

Enrollment Process

You will need the following information to complete your enrollment:

  • Your name, date of birth, and Social Security Number.
  • The name(s), date(s) of birth, and Social Security Number(s) of your dependent children up to age 26 (if applicable).
  • Your spouse's name, date of birth, and Social Security Number (if applicable).
  • Your current mailing address.
  • The full name, address, and date of birth of your life insurance beneficiary (must be at least 18 years old). This is required for all enrollments, as we provide Basic Life Insurance at no cost to you.

For your convenience, we offer 2 ways to enroll in your new benefits:

  1. By Telephone: Simply call the Benefits Service Center at (770) 295-1100. The Benefits Service Center hours are Monday - Thursday from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Our Benefits Specialists will explain your choices and complete the enrollment for you.
  2. Online Enrollment: You can access our online enrollment portal here.
    • Step 1: Click "Get Started Now". You will be prompted to enter your email address, the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number, and your Date of Birth. You will then be prompted to create a password.
    • Step 2: Click "Begin Enrollment" and follow the prompts. For future logins, your User ID will be your email address.

After you have completed your enollment:

Once you have completed your new hire enrollment, you will receive a confirmation statement. Please review this carefully and contact the Benefits Service Center at (770) 295-1100 if you need to make any changes.

Eligibility Information

Team Member Eligibility:

Team members must work 30+ hours per week to qualify for the benefits package.

You are eligible for benefits on the 1st day of the month following 60 days from your hire date. You must enroll in benefits by the 25th of the month before your effective date.

  • Example:
    • Hire Date: Jan 15
    • 60 Day Mark: March 15
    • Enrollment Deadline: March 25
    • Benefits Effective Date: April 1

As a New Hire, you can elect up to $200,000 in Life Insurance with No Health Questions. This is referred to as a Guaranteed Issue amount and is only available during your new hire enrollment. Future elections (or increases) will require a health questionnairre to be completed, which will determine your eligibility status.

IMPORTANT: Your voluntary benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary Life Insurance, Disability, Accident, Critical Illness and Identity Theft) will ALL be waived if you do not complete your enrollment.

*Note: The Employee Assistance Program through SupportLinc is available to ALL team members, beginning immediately on your date of hire. More information on this program is available here.

Spouse Eligibility:

  • Spouses must be legal spouses to be eligible for benefits
  • Same gender legal spouses are eligible
  • Common law spouses are not eligible
  • Domestic partners are not eligible
  • Spouses with other employer-sponsored covereage are not eligible

You will need the following documentation to complete enrollment for your spouse:

  • Online Affidavit during enrollment
  • Signed Spousal Affidavit
  • 2 pieces of Joint Marital Documentaion
    • Marriage Certificate +
    • Mortgage Statement, Utility Bill, Tax Statement, Bank Statement, etc.

After you have completed enrollment:

  • You will receive an email from the Benefits Service Center following enrollment.
  • Documentation is due within 30 days of your effective date.

Dependent Eligibility:

  • Natural, adopted, and stepchildren are all eligible for benefits up to age 26
  • Coverage ends at the end of the month of their 26th birthday
  • Grandchildren are not eligible
  • Disabled dependent children are eligible with no age limit

Your Resources

You have several Resources available to you regarding your benefits package as well as various company information. Below is a listing of each resource and when to use it.

The Jim Ellis Benefits Website:

On our benefits website, there is detailed information regarding each individual benefit offered to you. This is also where you can access all important documentation related to each, individual benefit. Those documents are located here.

Benefits Service Center:

Our Benefits Specialists are here to assist you with any benefits questions you may have on Monday - Thursday from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM and on Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Jim Ellis Team Member Portal:

The Team Member Portal is your online resource for:​​​​

  • Company events, news, and announcements (located on the Welcome Page)
  • Viewing and updating your personal information (address changes, dependent changes, etc.)
  • Viewing attendance, paid time off, and sick time
  • Viewing and printing benefits forms
  • Searching the company directory
  • Accessing your Jim Ellis email
  • And much more...

To register for the Team Member Portal:

  • Visit
  • Click on the first bullet point: "First Time Users Register Here"
  • When asked for your Registration Code enter: JIMELLIS-ADPNET (registration code is case-sensitive)
  • You must register with your full name as it appears on your pay
  • Please read carefully and select your security questions.
  • Enter your contact information accurately so you may receive
    emails from the company and your activation code for the
    portal from ADP.
  • After your initial registration, you can access the Portal from
    anywhere at anytime, using a laptop, desktop, or mobile device.
  • If you do not have your own desktop, you can access your Jim
    Ellis email through the Portal. A link to the email login screen is
    located on the Welcome Page. You are encouraged to check
    your email regularly for inter-company communication!

Please direct questions about the Employee Portal to: