Q: Is it possible to go from full-time employment to part time for a few years and then retire (from that part-time position)? If so, are there problems for my full-time Federal Employees Retirement System retirement benefits? Otherwise, I guess I do what everyone else does: retire and take a part-time job. However, I like my agency and the work I’m doing.
A: Yes, you can retire from a part-time position; however, under current law, going part-time would significantly impact the amount of your annuity when you retire.
— Reg Jones