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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Getting Government Jobs by Partnership for Public Service

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Work/Life Balance Benefits

Finding a challenging, well-paying job that you enjoy is important, but for many people it’s just as vital to be able to have a life outside of work. In many positions, the culture of work in the federal government provides its employees with the flexibility to balance their work and home life.

Holidays and Leave

Starting a new job in the federal government, you’ll get 13 days of vacation for the year, at the very least, depending on the number of hours you work. More senior employees who have been working at least three years will earn more leave time based on the amount of hours they work, and will usually double their leave time to 26 vacation days per year. Those who have been working in federal government more ...

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