Starting or changing jobs

Should I stay or should I go? Moving jobs doesn’t have to mean changing super funds.

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If you’re a CSS or PSS invalidity pensioner and thinking about starting a new job, it’s important you get in touch with us before making any decisions. Starting a new job can have a significant impact on your pension depending on your circumstances. It’s important you understand your options and the impact on your entitlements. We’re here to guide you through the process.

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I'm in PSS

I'm moving between departments (continuous service)

You don't need to do anything, unless you want to.

Your new employer will get your super details from your old employer so everything will remain the same. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make changes. Just fill out the Change my PSS contribution rate form and give it to your payroll team to change your contributions.

I'm coming back to the Australian Government as a permanent employee

Since you've re-commenced working for the Australian Government as a permanent employee, you automatically re-join the PSS for your super. But there are a couple steps you need to take.
  1. Step 1

    Complete your Confidential Medical and Personal Statement within 14 days of re-joining eligible employment

  2. Step 2

    Nominate a contribution rate by filling out this contributions form

Great to have you back.

I'm coming back to the Australian Government as a temporary employee (or working for a statutory authority)

If you're a Preserved PSS Member who has re-commenced working for the Australian Government as a temporary or casual employee, or you're working for a statutory authority, you need to elect to re-activate your PSS membership.
  1. Step 1

    Complete ‘Your election to become a PSS member’ form

  2. Step 2

    Complete your Confidential Medical and Personal Statement within 14 days of re-joining eligible employment

  3. Step 3

    Nominate a contribution rate by filling out this contributions form

Great to have you back.

I'm in CSS

I'm moving between departments (continuous service)

You don't need to do anything, unless you want to.

Your new employer will get your super details from your old employer so everything will remain the same. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make changes. If you want to change your contribution rate, just get in touch with the payroll team at your new employer.

I'm coming back to the public service

We'd like to guide you through this

There are some important things you need to know when re-joining the Australian Government.

We want to help you understand what you need to do once you re-join CSS. Fill out the form below, and we will personally walk you through the process and ensure you’re informed of what happens next.

I'm rejoining CSS