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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common questions people ask us about applying to and working for ISS.

Do people like working at ISS?

We’ll let our employees speak for themselves! We’ve posted testimonials below, but it’s safe to say that our employees love to be part of the ISS family.

What’s the culture like?

It’s pretty amazing. At ISS, we treat everyone like family. This isn’t just a place to work, it’s a place to call home.

What are the benefits you offer and who is eligible for them?

All full-time employees qualify, and you can read more about them down below.

How do you decide compensation?

We do market analysis and carefully grade every position. We believe we have a responsibility to compensate employees fairly and believe that compensation goes beyond a paycheck to include a total benefits package and employee perks.

Does ISS allow telework and flexible work schedules?

Because we primarily work for the government, ISS yields to our clients. If they allow telework and flexible work schedules, we do too!

How can I get ISS’s attention?

Make sure your resume highlights the skills listed in the job description. That’s it!

What will happen after I apply?

First, you’ll receive a thank-you email to let you know we received your application. We will then review your application carefully and if it matches what we’re looking for, our recruiters will reach out to you directly to find out more about you.

The position or team I really want isn’t open. Can I still submit my resume?

We would hate to miss hiring you just because we didn’t have the right opening posted at the right time. That is why we created What’s Your Passion as a posting on the Career page! The recruiting team is notified as soon as an applicant applies, so please give it a try.

Benefits Breakdown

  • Total Insurance Package

    At ISS, we want to make sure you’re fully taken care of. That’s why we offer a total insurance package to include top-notch health care options as well as dental, vision, life, and disability plans that match your lifestyle. Not only do we offer these options, ISS pays 75% of the monthly medical premiums, 50% of the dental monthly premiums, and 100% of the life and disability premiums. Does it get any better?

  • Paid Time Off

    Rest and relaxation are very important at ISS. That’s why we offer unlimited PTO – yes, unlimited PTO! In addition to your PTO, we also offer an outstanding paid parental leave policy, as well as paid leave for federal holidays and jury duty. We also have you covered for the unexpected with tax-free short-term and long-term disability plans.

  • Financial Health

    ISS’s compensation philosophy is to pay employees competitively regarding base salaries and performance bonuses. Performances bonuses are based upon contributions to the company and everyone receives a bonus plan with their offer letter. We also offer bonuses for employee referrals and for participating in business development efforts. We also recently increased our 401(k) match, so there’s no limit to the ways ISS helps you reach your financial goals.

  • Extra Perks

    Are you a baseball or hockey fan? ISS holds season tickets for the Washington Nationals and Washington Capitals. Grab a pair of tickets, take a friend, and enjoy a game on us!

    Working for a government contractor can make it feel like you’re a small fish in a big pond. That’s why, at ISS, we make it a priority to get together as a team and celebrate what makes you, you! Whether it’s a happy hour at a popular bar, a suite party at Nationals stadium, or an upscale “birthday” party at a swanky club in Tyson’s Corner, we make sure you know what it’s like to be a part of the ISS family.

What Our Employees Say

ISS really cares about their people; the PTO increase this year is awesome!
Web Manager

Our health insurance is amazing, even my doctor commented on how great of a plan we have.
Communications Support

My favorite thing about working for ISS? The freedom. I’ve never worked for a company that doesn't constantly micromanage me. I flourish in this type of environment. The salary bumps and bonuses don't hurt either!
Program Director

The social events are top-notch! The happy hours are great but that summer party we have in a suite at Nationals Stadium can't be beat.
Executive Admin
I hit my 5-year anniversary this year, and I am so appreciative of that PTO bump.
Technical Analyst

I love how ISS is so responsive, whenever I have a question, it’s usually answered within minutes and that’s so rare.”
Technical Analyst

I remember we talked about the benefits last year, and the changes ISS has already made in a year to upgrade those, you guys really listened to what we want and consequently checked all the boxes on my wish list. Thank you!
Research Analyst