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The combination of sick, vacation and holidays is good, especially after three years as an employee. Sick time can be rolled over and is not capped. Vacation time is capped at 240 hours for rollover purposes
you get 1.7 per year of your average high three years of salary
The federal retirement plan is based on three parts, a pension based on a number of years service and highest salary, the thrift savings plan, and social security.
I was separated from the FBI on personal reasons with my supervisor; who did not allow me retirement consultation with HRD to plan my medical and other benefits. I and my family was left without any health benefits; and suffered for over 100 days without any health insurance. Thanks to OPM who rated me as eligible for the benefits and restored my health benefits.
Government FERS is a great plan