The Amtrak Office of Inspector General offers a variety of challenging and fulfilling opportunities with excellent pay and benefits, training and advancement opportunities, and great work-life balance.
Amtrak OIG Benefits
You, your spouse and eligible dependents are entitled to unlimited free and reduced-rate rail transportation on Amtrak. Additionally, through the Companion Pass Program, employees can have a guest accompany them while using their personal travel privilege.
PTO, Holidays, Flex Schedules, and Telework
Our Paid Time Off (PTO) and holiday benefits give you a generous amount of paid time away from work each year. You start with 26 days of PTO, 10 holidays, 2 floating holidays, and 1 community service day. Generally, most employees enjoy a hybrid work schedule, with some days in the office and some working from home. In addition, we offer other schedule flexibilities, depending on organizational need.
Amtrak OIG is committed to providing financial help to employees who need time off due to medical or family responsibilities. Amtrak OIG offers Short- and Long-Term Disability, as well as Parental leave. We also offer employee, spouse, and child life insurance.
Amtrak OIG provides comprehensive medical, vision, dental, and prescription drug plans for its employees and their spouses, life partners, and eligible dependents.
Tax-Free Savings Accounts
We offer various tax-free contribution options including Health Savings Account (HSA), Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Parking Commuter Reimbursement Account, and Transit Commuter Reimbursement Account.
Our 401(k) plan has a 7% employer match and provides you with a variety of investment options to help you save for retirement. Additionally, railroad employees receive retirement benefits through the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) after 5 years of service.
At Amtrak OIG, we are committed to recognizing the innovation, superior performance, and special acts of our employees including annual recognition for top performers and other awards for immediate recognition of superior efforts.
Amtrak provides affordable access to voluntary benefits such as auto and home insurance, identity theft, and even pet insurance! Amtrak also offers discounts at fitness centers and wellness programs and, depending on your location, you may have access to local perks such as discounts on movie theaters, museums, and amusement parks.
Amtrak OIG supports employees who wish to further their education and skills in ways that enhance their abilities and add value. The Educational Assistance program is designed to provide financial reimbursement for course work that meets the accreditation standards and grade requirements. We also offer customized internal training and access to online resources. Employees can also participate in trainings through the Counsel for Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency.
We know that having student loan debt is a burden. As a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, your qualified student loan(s) may be forgiven if you meet the requirements to participate in the program.
Coaching and Mentoring Programs
Our coaching and mentorship programs are designed to benefit all employees, regardless of experience. These voluntary programs establish coaching relationships allowing individuals to focus on desired outcomes, develop professional talents, create and sustain positive behavioral change, and move toward achievement of individual professional goals.