As a whole, the Federal Government as an employer offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities to its employees. Additionally, NASA offers a wide variety of tangible and intangible benefits. Depending on your appointment type, you may be eligible to receive some or all of these benefits that are outlined in this section. Talk to the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) to find out more about benefits that are available to you!
In addition to a generous benefits package that includes health and life insurance, retirement benefits, paid holidays and vacation and sick leave, NASA also provides other benefits that you should consider: At NASA, learning is a lifelong process. You will have unparallel opportunities for professional and leadership development as well as the opportunity to continue your education through our tuition assistance program.
NASA recognizes the challenges involved in balancing the demands of the work and family life. Most NASA Centers offer access to high-quality childcare facilities, flexible work schedules and telecommuting opportunities. NASA also shows its concern for employee health by offering occupational health programs that provide physical exams, comprehensive health screening and on-site fitness centers. Employee assistance programs such as confidential counseling and crisis interventions are also available to employees and their families.
NASA Center facilities cater to employees by offering a variety of on-site conveniences such as a credit union, dry cleaners, cafeterias and NASA shops. And getting to work is easy too…NASA offers transportation subsidies (available only at some Centers) as well as free or subsidized parking.
+ A Quick Look at NASA Employee Benefits