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Terms of employment

The most important information regarding working hours, holiday entitlement, insurance and wages at the Federal Office of Topography, swisstopo.

Legal bases

• Federal Personnel Act (FPA) This document is only available in German, French or Italian
• Federal Personnel Ordinance (FPersO) This document is only available in German, French or Italian
• FDF Ordinance to the Federal Personnel Ordinance (FPersO-FDF) This document is only available in German, French or Italian
• Pension Regulations for Employees and Pension Recipients of the Federal Pension Fund. This document is only available in German, French or Italian

Working time / holiday

  • Working time of 41.5 hours per week for full-time employees
  • Flexible working hours (Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.)
  • Annualised working hours
  • Trust-based working hours (possible from salary level 24 upwards) forms of remuneration: +6% annual salary, +10 compensation days, a bonus of 100 hours on a sabbatical account
  • 30 minutes of paid breaks (15 minutes in the morning, 15 minutes in the afternoon)
  • Annual leave: 5 weeks, 6 weeks from aged 50 upwards, 7 weeks from age 60 upwards
  • Public holidays according to the Federal Personnel Ordinance This document is only available in German, French or Italian
  • 10 days of paternity leave
  • Additional paid holidays (more information available in German, French or Italian)

 

Salary, pension and insurance

  • Advice available from the Swiss Federal Pension Fund Publica (www.publica.ch)
  • Occupational and non-occupational accident insurance: from SUVA; general division throughout Switzerland
  • No daily sickness allowance insurance: continued salary payment in the event of illness or an accident instead: 100% salary for 12 months. After the end of this period, the salary will be paid at a rate of 90% for a further 12 months
  • Further information can be found here: This document is only available in German Stellenportal Bund, French Portail emploi Confédération or Italian Portale d'impiego Confederazione

 

Training and continuing education

 

Additional benefits

 

Miscellaneous

  • Parking: limited spaces available, can be rented on a long-term basis for CHF 65/month on request, daily parking tickets available for CHF 30 for five days
  • Catering outlets: cafeteria on the premises, canteen in the neighbouring State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) building, restaurants in the surrounding area
  • “Famile UND Beruf” (“Family AND work”) label rating. This document is only available in German or French
  • swisstopo has been awarded repeatedly This document is only available in German or French
 
 

Working for the Federal Administration - Working for Switzerland
This document is only available in German, French or Italian

The Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) as an employer – Diversity. Responsibility. Future.
This document is only available in German, French or Italian

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Federal Office of Topography swisstopo Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
Tel.
+41 58 469 01 11

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Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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