Armed security and protection officers

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The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union are looking for Armed Security and Protection Officers to contribute to the smooth day-to-day operation of the EU institutions.

As an armed security and protection officer, you will ensure a safe and secure environment for staff, visitors, guests and property by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel. You must be able to prevent security-threatening situations, act fast to regain control of a situation and report any suspicious behaviour and incidents. You may be required to work day or night shifts, during weekends and public holidays, and travel abroad.

Respect for cultural diversity and promotion of equal opportunities are founding principles of the EU and the European Selection Office endeavours to apply equal opportunities, treatment and access to all candidates. You can find out more about our equal opportunities policy and how to request special adjustments for selection tests on our dedicated page.

Don't miss this fantastic career opportunity – registration opens on 30/08/2018.


Do you have what it takes?

You must be an EU citizen and know at least two official EU languages, one of which must be English or French. Additionally, you need to be physically fit to perform the duties, in a position to receive firearm licence and prepared to undergo safety investigation.


Overview of Armed security and protection officers


Overview of the selection procedure: 


Computer-based testing (CBT)

Talent Screener

Intermediate tests

Assessment Centre

Reserve list