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Employment Opportunities

PSERS is an equal opportunity employer promoting workplace diversity. 

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.


Employment with the Public School Employees' Retirement System

The Public School Employees' Retirement System (PSERS) has a variety of employment opportunities.  In conjunction with the goals of the organization, PSERS offers a good working environment that values integrity, teamwork, trust, respect, and continuous improvement.  PSERS is on the cutting edge of technological and legislative advancements.  Training opportunities are extended to employees in an effort to keep current on the latest innovations.  As employees of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, PSERS' employees receive a generous benefit package and a competitive salary.  Every PSERS' employee has access to a desktop computer and e-mail through the Commonwealth.  PSERS' headquarters is located within the Capitol Complex area in Harrisburg.  Some parking is available to employees based upon a point system.  PSERS has seven regional offices located throughout the Commonwealth.  Please continue reading to find out more about how to become a part of the PSERS' team!


There are two types of employment opportunities available with the Public School Employees' Retirement System.  They are civil service and non-civil service positions.

Civil Service Positions

The majority of positions located within the Public School Employees' Retirement System are civil service.  An examination is usually necessary to obtain a civil service position within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The State Civil Service Commission is responsible for conducting examinations for Commonwealth civil service positions.


The following is a list of some of the filled civil service positions that exist within PSERS.  

    • Accountants
    • Administrative Officers 
    • Clerical & Administrative Positions 
    • Fiscal Assistants & Technicians
    • Information Technology Positions
    • Management Analysts
    • HR Analysts 
    • Retirement Administrators 
    • Retirement Benefit Specialists & Supervisors 
    • Retirement System Regional Representative, Regional Office Administrators
    • Retirement Supervisors, Technicians & Trainees 

To find out more information about the above positions or to view a list of current Commonwealth examination announcements, please visit the Summary of Civil Service Examinations page located on the State Civil Service Commission website.

To view more positions, please see the Non-Civil Service Positions.