Re-employment in the Public Service
Upon reaching age 65, all officers must retire from the Public service. However, retired officers may be reconsidered for re-employment. These officers may be
reengaged up to age seventy (70) subject to the need for their services.
Reemployed officers are usually required to forgo their pension during the period of reengagement.
If an officer resigns from the public service and is subsequently re-appointed to the Public Service this is consider to be a new appointment.
|There are two categories of officers who are considered for re-employment, Teaching and Health Care Professionals. However, government may reengage employees with Specialised Skills for specified periods.|
|Request for Re-employment should be submitted at least one month prior to the end of your term of employment|
Letter of request
|1.||The Officer must submit a letter indicating their interest in reengagement to their supervisor. |
|2.||The supervisor/HR must then inform the PS/Head of Department of the officer’s reengagement request.|
|3.||The PS/Head of Department must then submit a recommendation to the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Public Service to initiate the reengagement. |
|4.||The Department of Public Service will process the recommendation and advise the Agency of the outcome. |
|5.||In the event that the officer is reemployed the Department of Public Service will ensure that this is Gazetted. |
PUBLIC SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OFPOINCIANA HILLMEETING ST.P. O. Box N 3915NASSAU, BAHAMASdps@bahamas.gov.bshttp://www.bahamas.gov.bs/publicservice