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Benefits & Quality of Life

To help take care of you and your family’s well-being, we offer quality healthcare, insurance and retirement benefits—as well as an opportunity to make your home in a region with a lower cost of living and high quality of life.


Healthcare Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

Insurance Benefits

  • TVA core benefits (life and long-term disability)
  • Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)
  • Supplemental life
  • Accidental death and dismemberment
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Long-term care
  • Critical illness

Family Benefits

  • Paid parental leave
  • Caregiving support
  • Fertility coverage
  • Adoption and surrogacy reimbursement
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Reduced hours when needed
  • Dependent care flexible spending account
  • Scholarships for your dependent children

Well-being Benefits

  • Well-being incentive program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Telehealth
  • 24/7 Nurseline

Retirement Benefits

Other Benefits

  • Generous holiday and leave time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Parking and transportation reimbursement
  • Educational and training opportunities


  • Continuing education
  • Local attractions and entertainment
  • Gyms and fitness
  • Cell phones, computers, and software
  • Furniture and retail
  • Vehicles
  • Travel and more

Quality of Life

Arts & Music

From Nashville, the country music capital of the world, to Memphis, the home of the blues, to Knoxville, an important bluegrass destination, Tennessee truly is a world-class music destination. The Valley’s many museums feature both traditional and contemporary art exhibits.

Parks & Recreation

Do you enjoy the outdoors? Besides TVA reservoirs and public lands, the Tennessee Valley region offers a variety of natural parklands—including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park—and scenic landscapes.


Our region’s attractions cover earth, sea and sky, including the National Corvette Museum, Tennessee Aquarium, Dollywood and the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.


The Valley hosts three professional sports teams and plenty of SEC football, basketball, baseball and other college athletics.

Cost of Living

In the Valley, a little money goes a long way. Our cost of living consistently ranks below the national average while still providing world-class quality of life.

Educational Institutions

In the Valley, you have access to some of the nation’s highest ranking two- and four-year educational institutions. You have the opportunity to explore additional educational opportunities for you and your family.