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Non-Civil Service Positions

Non-civil service positions are also available at PSERS.  These positions are filled by a referral and certification process coordinated by the Bureau of State Employment.  A variety of non-civil service positions exist at PSERS, most of which are located in our Investment Bureau.  Below is a list of some of the filled non-civil service positions at PSERS.   

    • Attorneys 
    • Director Positions
    • Investment Accountant Specialist/Manager
    • Junior, Intermediate & Senior Investment Professionals
    • Portfolio Managers

To apply for non-civil service jobs, please visit http://www.employment.pa.gov.  If you do not have access to the Internet, you can visit your local library or call 1.866.858.2753 to find a PA CareerLink near you.

Attorney and legal positions within PSERS are filled in conjunction with the Governor's Office of General Counsel.  More information on these employment opportunities within the Commonwealth can be obtained by visiting the employment page on the Governor's Office of General Counsel website. 

Internships

Internship opportunities also exist within PSERS.  The Government Service Internship is designed for college students.  These internships are an excellent opportunity for students to gain work experience in a professional environment, while gaining valuable insight into the inner workings of state government.  All internships are non-civil service positions and are filled through the Bureau of State Employment.  To find out more information, please visit non-Civil Service Job Opportunities.

Employment Benefits

PSERS' employees are employees of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Eligible Commonwealth employees receive a generous benefit package which includes:

    • Health Insurance
    • Prescription Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Care
    • Paid vacation (annual leave)
    • Paid personal and sick leave
    • Numerous paid holidays
    • Direct deposit of pay
    • Credit Union participation
    • Group life insurance
    • Pre-tax savings for dependent care
    • Optional group life, auto, and home insurance
    • Free confidential counseling services
    • Childcare care program
    • Deferred compensation program

The Commonwealth also offers an excellent retirement package to eligible employees which includes deferred compensation and a defined pension benefit plan administered through the State Employees' Retirement System.  Most employees of the Commonwealth are eligible for the benefits listed above, however, benefits may vary based on eligibility requirements and individual bargaining agreements.

Contact PSERS

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Public School Employees' Retirement System.  If we can be of any further assistance, please contact us

Or write an email to Doris Coomes, PSERS Recruitment Specialist.