One of Best Places to Work in the Federal Government
Create jobs. Improve communities. Change lives.
We support America's 28 million small businesses. Nearly two out of three new jobs in the U.S. are at small businesses, which employ over half the nation's workforce. We serve as a catalyst for American small business growth and empowerment.
Join the team
We use modern methods and partner with organizations across the country. We look for leaders who are astute, tech savvy, articulate, and ready to make an impact in the small business world.
We serve small businesses in every state. Look for an opportunity to join our team at a regional or district office near you.
Special opportunities for Peace Corp volunteers
Peace Corps volunteers can take advantage of exclusive opportunities to work at the Small Business Administration.
We offer competitive salaries on the GS schedule. We also offer relocation, recruitment, and retention packages for highly qualified positions.
We offer the widest selection of medical, dental, and vision plans in the country. We also offer disability, employee assistance, and FSAs.
Work-life balance is a core value at SBA. Enjoy paid vacation and personal time off.
In addition to other leave, SBA provides up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave to most Federal employees in connection with the birth or placement (for adoption or foster care) of a child.
We offer a low-cost term life insurance policy, as well as other options to increase your coverage.
We offer flexible work schedules that include compressed work weeks and telework.
Make getting to work easier. We offer public transit and commuter benefits.
We offer government retirement and pension plans with matching contributions to all full-time employees.
It's a team effort at SBA. We work together to solve important problems felt by small business owners everywhere.
Our work supports a passionate community of entrepreneurs. It's an incredible way to help people turn their dreams into reality.
The small business community is vibrant and diverse. We work to ensure we're an equally energetic and respectful workplace.
Continuous learning and training
We encourage continuous learning experiences for all employees. We have both internal and external training opportunities.
- Peer to peer workshops
- Online training modules
- Government training
- COR training
- External provider training
Career growth and development
We offer several professional development programs to help employees pursue their career goals.
- President's Management Council (PMC) rotation program
- SBA Internal Rotation Program (IGNITE)
- Excellence in Government (EIG) program
We want leaders. That's why we offer programs to help employees develop valuable leadership insight and experience.
- White House Leadership Development Program (WHLDP)
- Manager Advantage Program
- Core HR Training for Supervisors
- Supervisors' Community of Practice Program