Browsing: Hiring and placement

Q. Are new employees automatically enrolled in FERS, or do you have to make an election? A. All new federal employees first hired on or after Jan. 1, 1987 (and most employees first hired after Dec. 31, 1983), are automatically covered by FERS.

Q: I am a retired regular army officer. If I accept a GS position with Homeland Security will I forfeit some of my retirement? A: Only if you choose to do so. By that I mean, you have the opportunity to make a deposit to the civilian retirement system and get credit for that period of active duty service in determining your years of civilian service and in your annuity computation. At retirement, you would be required to waive your entitlement to military retired pay. If you chose not to make a deposit and waive your military retired pay, your…

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