Are You a New or Current Federal Employee and Need to Find Information on Benefits?

All new or current federal employees are strongly encouraged to read the information provided at prior to applying for, or accepting a federal job opportunity.

Employees hired on or converted to appointments described as permanent or indefinite are eligible for Federal benefits. It is the employee's responsibility to understand and manage his/her Federal benefits. The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include: comprehensive health and life insurance; competitive salaries; generous retirement programs; paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time; flexible work environment and alternate work schedules; paid employment related training and education; possible student loan repayment; payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable; and bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.

Some benefit elections have firm time limitations and opportunities to enroll or changes to enrollment are infrequent. Please review the benefits information page to become familiar with the benefits available to Federal employees. Additional employee benefits and advice information is also available here.