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Are you a motivated security specialist? Do you have security clearance or are prepared to undergo a safety investigation? The EU institutions are looking for officers and assistants in the fields of security operations, technical security and information and document security.

As an officer, your principal function will be to ensure the security of persons, buildings, and sensitive and classified information. In this position, you will also need to coordinate teams and projects.

As an assistant, you will assist in the operational aspects related to the protection of persons, property and sensitive and classified information.

Both officers and assistants may need to perform duties on a rota system outside of office hours depending on the specific requirements of the various institutions, as well as stand-by duties.

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 great career opportunity – the application period opens on 24 January!

 

Do you have what it takes to apply?

You must be an EU citizen and know at least two official EU languages, one of which must be English or French.

To apply as an officer, you need a university degree of at least 4 years followed by at least 6 years' professional experience in the area of security relevant to the duties concerned, or a university degree of at least 3 years followed by at least 7 years' relevant professional experience. You can also apply if you have equivalent professional training attested by a diploma or a certificate issued by a higher education institution or by a public institution such as a police, military or intelligence academy, followed by at least 7 years' relevant professional experience.

The position of assistant requires a post-secondary diploma relevant to the nature of the duties, or professional training equivalent to European Qualification Framework Level 5, followed by at least 3 years of relevant work experience. You can also apply if you have a diploma giving access to post-secondary education or if you have had professional training (equivalent to European Qualification Framework Level 4) both followed by at least 6 years of relevant work experience.

Overview of the selection procedure: 

Application

Computer-based testing (CBT)

Talent Screener

Assessment Centre

Reserve list