Custom Disability Solutions, A Division of Reliance Standard (CDS) is a Maine-based company specializing in Group Disability Reinsurance.

Our Culture

CDS offers an exciting place to build or continue a career for those who want to make a difference, be recognized for their contributions, enjoy being challenged and are results-oriented. An entrepreneurial spirit, accountability and a friendly atmosphere, sets the stage for a healthy and creative environment. This spirit, together with our “treat people as you would like to be treated” attitude, creates a culture where people genuinely care about and support each other.

We pride ourselves on a workforce with a broad range of skills and expertise, which creates an edge for Custom Disability Solutions to provide the best services in the Group Disability Industry.


The company offers several programs designed to support your career development and reward your contributions. Some of the offerings include, but are not limited to: Competitive Salaries, Group Medical Plan, Group Dental Plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, Group Vision Reimbursement Plan, Long- and Short-Term Disability coverage, Group Life and AD&D;, Voluntary Group Term Life Insurance, 401(k), Paid day off to Volunteer, Physical Fitness Incentive, Rewards and Recognition Programs, Employee Referral Program, 10 Paid Holidays plus Paid Time Off and a generous Continuing Education Program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Type of Opportunities Exist?When employment opportunities arise at Custom Disability Solutions, they are posted on the Career Center website of our parent company, Reliance Standard. You can search for opportunities by function in our Maine location. These positions are indicated by the position title – CDS.

Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company is proud to have a Maine claims team dedicated to working on integrated STD and LTD business. These positions are indicated by the position title – RSL Direct.Who is Reliance Standard (RSL)?Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company (RSL) is a leading insurance carrier specializing in innovative and flexible employee benefits solutions including disability income and group term life insurance, a suite of voluntary (employee paid) coverage options and fully integrated absence management. Reliance Standard markets these solutions through independent brokers and agents to employers of all sizes. Rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s, Reliance Standard began its centennial year in 2006.

Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company is a member of the Tokio Marine Group. Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc., the ultimate holding company of the Tokio Marine Group, is incorporated in Japan and is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Tokio Marine Group operates in the property and casualty insurance, reinsurance and life insurance sectors globally.How do I apply for a position?Create a username and password and follow the prompts within the RSL Job Search Tool.How can I submit my resume to CDS directly?Applicants can submit resumes through the RSL Job Search Tool. Hard copies sent to the CDS office will not be able to be processed.How can I get an update on the status of my application?We will contact those applicants whose candidacy is under consideration.Will I be considered for other positions when applying for a specific position?If your qualifications align with a future opportunity, your resume may be considered.How do I know my personal information is secure?Our online recruiting tool is powered by Ceridian Human Capital Management. Their policy for retention, use and security of personal information is here. Will I hear back from a recruiter?You will hear back from a recruiter if your qualifications match a posted position opening.What type of follow-up should I expect after an interview with CDS?We will contact you by phone, email or letter.

Custom Disability Solutions, a division of Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment opportunities to all regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, political affiliation or sexual orientation.

CDS Experience

  • Excellence is a journey, not a destination.
  • Accountability is a grassroots approach.
  • Leadership is expected from everyone.
  • Customer Service is in everything we do.
  • Integrity is embedded in our mission.
  • We provide Value for all stakeholders.
  • Our business requires Teamwork.
  • Our Attitude is, “We are students, not just experts.”
  • Fun brings balance to the workplace.

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