Inclusion at JPL
Inclusion of all ideas, employees, and communities is a key value at JPL. We promote an inclusive environment by actively supporting and embracing diversity in its broadest representation.
EOE/Affirmative Action Statement
JPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status or any other characteristic or condition protected by Federal, state or local law.
In addition, JPL is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
JPL is an equal opportunity employer and will, whenever possible, actively recruit and include for employment members of underrepresented minority groups, females, protected veterans or individuals with disabled veteran status, and otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. JPL will hire, transfer, recruit, train and promote based on the qualifications of the individual to ensure equal consideration and fair treatment of all. All other employment actions, such as work assignments, appointments, compensation, evaluations, training, benefits, layoffs, and terminations are governed by this policy. Personnel actions will be reviewed to ensure adherence to this policy.
Click here to view our Nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.
JPL employees and applicants will not be subjected to harassment, intimidation, threats, coercion, discrimination or retaliation because they have engaged in any of the following activities:
- Filing a complaint;
- Assisting or participating in an investigation, compliance evaluation, hearing, or any other activity related to the administration of the affirmative action provisions of VEVRAA/Section 503 or any other Federal, state, or local law requiring equal opportunity for protected veterans;
- Opposing any act or practice made unlawful by VEVRAA/Section 503 or its implementing regulations in this part or any other Federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity for protected veterans; or
- Exercising any other right protected by VEVRAA/Section 503 or its implementing regulations in this part.
The AAP is available in the Human Resources office during regular business hours. Please contact our AskHR Group at 818-354-4447 or via email at AskHR@jpl.nasa.gov.
The Director for Human Resources at JPL is the Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinator. Individuals who witness or experience conduct they believe to be discriminatory or otherwise in violation of this policy are urged to contact JPL’s AskHR Group immediately at (818) 354-4447 or via email at AskHR@jpl.nasa.gov. In addition, they may utilize Caltech/JPL’s anonymous hotline at: (626) 395-8787 or (888) 395-8787. Complaints will be investigated promptly. Confidentiality will be maintained to the extent possible. Individuals may check on the status of their complaint by contacting the AskHR Group at (818) 354-4447. Supervisors and managers are required to report any complaints of discriminatory conduct to HR. Individuals who violate this policy may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment or permanent separation from JPL. In addition, employees who believe they have been subject to harassment or discrimination have the right to file a complaint with the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is a federal facility. Due to rules imposed by NASA, JPL will not accept applications from citizens of designated countries or those born in a designated country unless they are Legal Permanent Residents of the U.S. or have other protected status under 8. U.S.C.1324b(a)(3). The Designated Countries List is available here.