more than your job's worth
it's more than my job's worth
What you are requesting is not worth the risk of losing my job. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Look, I wish I could pull some strings to get you a job here, but it's more than my job's worth.
more than your job's worthnot worth risking your job for.
This phrase has given rise to the term Jobsworth , which is applied to the kind of person, usually a minor official, who says ‘it's more than my job's worth’ as a way of justifying an insistence on petty rules, even at the expense of common sense.