» Why Federal Service?

Why Federal Service?
  • Make a difference
  • Engage in challenging and interesting work
  • Enjoy work/life balance
  • Excellent advancement opportunities
  • Great benefits package
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Benefits of Federal Service

  • Student loan repayment assistance
    • In addition to eligibility for loan forgiveness, some agencies may make payments to the loan holder of up to a maximum of $10,000 for an employee in a calendar year and a total of not more than $60,000 for any one employee.
    • Overall for 2012, 35 federal agencies provided 10,543 employees with a total of more than $70.3 million in student loan repayment benefits.  The average student loan repayment benefit in 2012 was $6,670 (see Federal Student Loan Repayment Program Calendar Year 2012 Report to Congress).
  • Flexible schedules and generous vacation time
  • Training and professional development
  • Competitive health and retirement benefits