Critical Mission. Exceptional Benefits.
When you join SMC, you become part of a highly respected community working on the highest challenges in the world in space and cyberspace, and your benefits should reflect that.
From a competitive salary to a flexible work schedule as well as continuous learning opportunities and career advancement, our various plan options and benefits rival – and often exceed – those offered in the private sector. As a civilian member of the Air Force Acquisition workforce, you can enjoy outstanding federal benefits. Starting the moment you begin a career at SMC, here are just a few benefits to expect:
Comprehensive Health Coverage We offer the widest selection of health plans in the country, and all employees are eligible for free health screenings.
Dental and Vision Coverage Tax-advantaged dental and vision benefits are available to eligible federal employees, retirees and their eligible family members on an enrollee-pay-all basis, with competitive premiums and no pre-existing condition limitations.
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Eligible employees can deposit funds into a health savings account that enables them to pay for many out-of-pocket health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.
Long-Term Care Insurance This insurance helps pay for medical and non-medical needs of enrollees with a chronic illness or disability that affects their day-to-day activity over long periods of time.
Life Insurance The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program offers eligible employees basic life insurance and three types of optional life insurance at attractive group rates – and most employees can continue their coverage after retirement.
Retirement Plan In addition to the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), we offer our employees a transferable 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with government matching contributions.
Paid Time Off All eligible employees are entitled to paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.
Paid Training and Education While not guaranteed, student loan repayment programs, signing bonuses, relocation reimbursement, paid training and tuition assistance may be available.
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Work Life Balance
Are you ready to balance a rewarding career protecting your nation with a fulfilling personal life? At SMC, we offer resources and tools that help you enjoy everything you put into your work – and your time away from it, as well. These are just some of the work-life benefits offered by the Air Force, regardless of your location:
Flexible Work Schedules: Helping you balance time between work and family.
Telecommuting: Employees in certain positions can work from home. Certain restrictions may apply.
Civilian Fitness and Wellness Policy: Full-time employees can use up to three hours of their workday per week, without using leave or vacation time, for fitness and wellness activities, pending approval. A physical exam is required for participation.
Recreational Activities: Easy access to various activities, including numerous recreational and cultural destinations in the surrounding areas.