Frequently Asked Questions

We hope this this helps to answer some of your important questions about working at DCS.  If you have additional questions, please contact us at (800) 345-1275.

What type of employment does DCS offer?

We provide contract employment for both W2’s and independent contractors. All compensation is hourly based on billable hours. Consultants are not eligible for paid sick or vacation time except as required by law.

Do you offer health insurance: If so, when does my health insurance start?

If hired the 1st, benefits start the 1st

If hired the 2nd, benefits start the 2nd

If hired the 3rd, benefits start the 3rd

If hired the 4th or after, benefits start the 1st day of the next month.

For details refer to the benefits section on this page

What happens to my health insurance if I am no longer a DCS contractor?

If you leave our employment, you have the option to continue coverage under COBRA.

What is the payroll cycle?

Payroll is semi-monthly on the 15th and the last day of the month. DCS paydays


The 01 – 15 pays on the last day of the month. The 16 – 31 pays on the 15th of the following month. If a payday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, payday is Friday. If the payday falls on a holiday, payday is the day before.

Do you offer Direct Deposit?

Yes, here is a link to sign-up for direct deposit.

When are timesheets and expenses due? Where are they to be sent?

Pay periods end on the 15th and last day of the month.  Timesheets and expenses are due two days after the pay period ends.

All timesheets are to be signed by managers and sent to:

Expenses are sent to:

Note: Some clients require consultants to use their internal timekeeping system.  In this case, DCS timesheets and expense forms are not used.  This information will be covered during the on-boarding process.

Do you offer a 401K? If so what are the terms and eligibility?

DCS offers a 401K with an employer match.  Eligibility begins after the first 90 days of employment. All W2 employees are eligible to participate in the 401K.

Where do I find employment documents?

They are located under Careers > Consultant Information