Benefits of Working for the Government

Health, Vision, Dental from day 1

10 paid holidays every year, and you will accumulate 13 days of sick leave each year along with 4 Hrs vacation accrued per payday in your 1st 3 Yrs of service. After your 3rd year you will accumulate 6 Hours vacation between 3 and 15 Years of service, and 8 Hours vacation accrued per payday after 15 of service.

Flexible work schedules 4 -10 hour days, 5-4-9, teleworking; child care and elder care resources; adoption information and incentives programs; child support programs, including subsidies and dependent care flexible spending accounts; and employee assistance programs.

3-part retirement program includes a social security benefit, a 401(k) type plan, and a defined benefit component based on years of employment and salary history.

In addition to retiree health insurance benefits under the FEHB Program, you also will be eligible for Medicare.

Several options for life insurance coverage for both you and your family members, up to 5 times your wage .

Long-term care insurance .

New employees may be eligible for some special bonuses such as a recruitment bonus or a relocation bonus at the discretion of your employing agency.

Other programs you may want to ask about include: incentive awards; employee development programs; student loan repayment programs; retention allowances; and interagency transfers.

Advancement and promotion potential!

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