No paid maternity leave. You have to use your accumulated sick and annual leave.
Thr best thing is the TSP and the health insurance
The best thing is the vacation time. Managers are flexible and permit the employees a good work-life balance. Also, the health insurance options are great!
Retirement, discounted life insurance and a variety of medical insurance options. The cost for medical goes up every year however.
Federal benefits package is decent
Under the FERS retirement system you can get up to a 5% match on contributions. This vests after 3 years of federal service. There is also a defined benefit pension that vests after 5 years.
Pay and benefits are all decent, plus you have the option to live almost anywhere in the country.
Best: Matching 401K, incomparable health insurance, unlimited accumulation of vacation days. Worst: No maternity or paternity paid time off. None whatsoever.
Outstanding benefit package offered to full time staff
Standard federal benefit s. Great health insurance options and retirement package. No assistance with student loans (unless you're an AUSA), and no real work/life benefits.
List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.