Work-Life Flexibility

Work-life enrichment programs create a more flexible, responsive work environment to support an employee’s commitments to community, family, and home. Balancing family, personal, and work life is important to maintain a diverse, effective, and engaged workforce.

Holidays & Vacation Time

Vacation time accrues according to the length of your service. In addition to 11 paid holidays per calendar year, paid vacation can range from 13 to 26 days per year for full-time employees, depending on how long you have worked for the federal government. Paid vacation time is earned at a pro-rated rate for part-time employees.

Sick Leave

Full-time employees receive 13 paid sick days per year. Sick leave is earned at a pro-rated rate for part-time employees.

Flexible Work Schedules

Flexible work schedules offer options to manage today’s family and work needs. Eligible employees can take advantage of flextime or compressed work schedules with their supervisor’s approval.


Telework offers employees in eligible positions the opportunity to perform their duties at alternative work sites, which may include an employee’s home.

Child Care Assistance

The United States Mint offers financial assistance to eligible employees for child care provided by a licensed and/or regulated childcare provider.

Transportation Cost Assistance

A transportation subsidy may be available to employees who come to work via public transportation.

Leave Programs

Family and personal leave programs provide family/medical leave to employees to care for newborns, adopted children, and other family members under covered circumstances.

Nursing Room

All Mint locations provide a quiet room with a locking refrigerator and comfortable chairs to help nursing mothers make the transition back to work.

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