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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.

swisstopo supports the compatibility of work and family life of employees with relatives in need of care, for example through flexible working arrangements or paid care leave in case of emergency. All employees have the opportunity to seek advice from the Federal Administration's personnel and social counselling service on the subject of caring for relatives. The aim is to take into account as far as possible the different needs of employees depending on the stage of their lives.

swisstopo is committed to consistent equality and attaches importance to generation management and heterogeneous teams.

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
  • 4 months paid maternity leave with the possibility of extension to 6 months
  • 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
 

Links

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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