Smithsonian Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Smithsonian Vacation & Paid Time Off

19 employees reported this benefit

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Employee Comments

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  • Sep 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    time off is accrued based on how long you work there, but vacation days can roll over to the next year

  • Jun 01, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Exhibit developer in Washington, District of Columbia

    Adequate paid time off and generous sick leave. These benefits are separate and therefore if you're sick, you don't have to worry about burning your vacation time to stay home and get better.

  • Mar 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    An employee does not accrue enough time per pay period. The Smithsonian does not allow you to accumulate hours like other organizations.

  • Aug 10, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Museum Police Officer in Washington, District of Columbia

    The actual amount of time you're getting is quite good. HOWEVER, you'll have to go to war with your boss to actually take any of it due to low manning, owing to extremely poor personnel management and hiring practices.

  • Apr 30, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Great to get all federal holidays off but wish we started with more than 4 hours per pay period for paid time off.

  • Apr 08, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    You dont get any as a contractor

  • Sep 21, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Advancement Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia

    This benefit is great each employee whether you are a federal or trust employee accumulate vacation and time off quickly. Great benefit feature.

  • Mar 10, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    decent vacation plan ,Holidays & sick leaves

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