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Salary – Employees receive competitive salaries that include locality pay adjustments in areas with a high cost of living.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. The JPEO-CBRND is an eligible employer for the purposes of PSLF.
Leave and Holidays
Federal Holidays – There are 11 federal holidays.
Annual Leave (vacation) – Full-time employees with less than three years of service earns four hours of annual leave each pay period. After three years of service, but less than 15 will earn six hours per period and 15 or more years of service will earn eight hours of annual leave per pay period.
Sick Leave – Full-time employees earn four hours of sick leave each pay period, with the ability to carry over existing sick leave to following leave.
Paid Parental Leave – Paid Parental Leave (PPL) is a new paid leave category that provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of PPL in connection with the birth of an employee’s son or daughter or the placement of a son or daughter with an employee for adoption or foster care. Note: An employee must meet FMLA eligibility requirements based on their appointment.
Military Leave – Full-time employees are entitled to time off at full pay for certain types of active or inactive duty in the National Guard or as a Reserve of the U.S. Armed Forces. Upon request National Guard or Reservist are provided 15 days per fiscal year for active duty, active duty training, and inactive duty training. An employee can carry over a maximum of 15 days into the next fiscal year.
Health Benefits – Employees enjoy the security of Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) insurance to cover themselves and their families. Employees choose from a number of options to include Consumer-Driven High Deductible, Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO) or Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs).
Dental & Vision – Employees use the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).
Life Insurance – Employees are eligible for the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI), which is the largest group life insurance program in the world! They may choose from the Basic Insurance option and three forms of Optional Insurance. Flexible Spending Accounts – Employees may contribute a portion of their salaries on a pretax basis to pay for health care or dependent care expenses.
Long Term Care – Full-time employees are eligible to purchase Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) coverage for themselves and/or eligible family members to provide financial relief should they require lengthy or lifelong assistance with activities of daily living.
Retirement – One of the most valuable benefits for our employees is their coverage under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a retirement plan that provides benefits from three different sources: a Basic Benefit Plan, Social Security and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). Two of the three parts of FERS (Social Security and the TSP) can go with you to your next job if you leave the Federal Government before retirement.
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) – The TSP is a retirement savings and investment plan for Federal employees and offers the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401(k) plans.