Employee Orientation - Goddard Space Flight Center
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New Employee Orientation e-Handbook
The documents, references and URLs below will be referenced during the New Employee Orientation on the employee's first day. Click on the document to get more information.

* Indicates web sites which are accessible after first day.



About NASA



Benefits Information


Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Handbook


Federal Employees Health Care and Insurance - Fast Facts


FEGLI (Federal Employee’s Group Life Insurance)


FERS (Federal Employee Retirement System)


FSA Feds (Flexible Spending Account)


NEBA (NASA Employee Benefit Association)


TSP (Thrift Savings Plan)


TSP Summary



Internal Placement of NASA Employees
This NPR provides the procedures and requirements of NASA's Competitive Placement Plan.


Greenbelt Campus Facility Status

Systems Information


HR Portal
The one stop shop for Human Resources where you will have access to the following systems:
WebTADS (timecard), SATERN (on-line training system), eOPF (personnel files), Employee Express, Concur Government Edition (travel system), Talent Marketplace, plus many more.”


WebTADS New Employer User Guide


NASA Emergency Notification and Accountability System

Miscellaneous Information


GEWA  (Goddard Employees Welfare Association)


Mass Transit Benefit Program


GSFC Fitness Center


Library (Click on “Library” tab)


NASA Goddard Child Development Center


Payroll Calendar

First Day Orientation Handouts


Welcome / Information Presentation


New Employee Checklist


Letter from our Chief Counsel (Subject: Initial Ethics Orientation)


Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees at NASA


Form: New Employee Acknowledgement of receipt of The Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch & Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of NASA


Form: Locator and Information Services Tracking System (LISTS) Data


GSFC New Employee Badging

+ Inspector General Hotline
+ No Fear Act
+ Budgets, Strategic Plans and Accountability Reports
+ Freedom of Information Act
+ The President's Management Agenda
+ NASA Privacy Statement, Disclaimer, and    Accessibility Certification

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